Faraz Khan is a UK-based Pakistani social entrepreneur, investor, published author and public speaker. He is regarded as a leading authority on social entrepreneurship and believes in bringing a positive change in the society with forward-thinking business models that allow him to fulfil a personal commitment to improve the lives of people in the UK, Pakistan and beyond. He is passionate about bridging gaps between continents and nations through entrepreneurship, business and trade.
Irfan Iqbal is working at Tradekey.com (one of the world’s leading online business to business portals) as EVP. Before this, he worked in a managerial position at Pakistan Services Limited (Hashoo Group). Irfan did his Masters in Public Administration with major in MIS from University of Karachi, later he also did his M.A (Economics). In terms of I.T certifications, he did his Diploma in Computer Sciences and Speicalized Diploma in Internet Programming, and also completed his certification of Microsoft certified system engineer. Irfan is an Associate member of Institute of Cost and Management Accountant (ACMA) and an Associate member of Institute of Chartered Management Accountants (U.K).
Javad Mushtaq is a multi-award winning young professional with business background from Norway. Working with Corporate Strategy and M&A. President and founder of MAK, an organization focusing on diversity and leadership. Founder of MinoMent, a social enterprise working to promote education and reduce dropout rates from High Schools. Author in progress. Awards and honors include Business Student of the Year 2010 in Norway, award for best Master’s Thesis of Oslo themes across all schools and disciplines, Alarga Scholarship, BIs Presidential / Student Ambassador Scholarship, A. Wilhelmsen Scholarship, and part of the winning team of Harvard Business School MOC project competition. Nominated as Name of the year by VG, selected as one of “100 male role models” in by Utrop, most ambitious person by Blend, amongst many recognitions.
Shahjahan Chaudhary is the founder and CEO of Voostudio and Team::ants which is a social technology company with extreme expertise in brand design, technology and strategy. Shahjahan believes that that Internet has changed everything. The focus of marketing has shifted from medium to content, from information to conversation and from products to ideas. His specialties include Social Media Marketing, Brand Management, Online Advertising, Brand Development, Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Corporate Communications.
Mr Zahid Jamil graduated from University College, London with an L.L.B(Hons), is a Barrister of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, London, U.K and an advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan. He is a specialist in Banking, International Law, property law, constitutional, conflicts of law, corporate finance, securitization, international law of trade, privatization, and petroleum law, corporate and commercial matters.