OPEN (Organisation of Pakistani Entrepreneurs) is a global network of Pakistani entrepreneurs and professionals, with chapters in 13 cities from Silicon Valley to New York to London to Islamabad. OPEN provides a platform for Pakistani entrepreneurs and professionals of a city to connect, network, collaborate, mentor and support each other. For more than 15 years, OPEN has established itself as the most reputed global brand of Pakistani professionals and has helped countless in their entrepreneurial journeys.
Foster entrepreneurship, business acceleration, partnerships, cross chapter collaboration, and belief in the brand ‘Pakistan
Our mission is to promote entrepreneurship and professional growth by connecting the professional Pakistani community through workshops, events and mentoring opportunities. Our members include professionals, entrepreneurs, business leaders, venture capitalists, scientists, social leaders, academics, and students.
OPEN's goals include fostering entrepreneurship, business acceleration, professional growth, bridging the gaps, cross-chapter collaboration and belief in brand Pakistan. Our team at OPEN is committed to providing opportunities to the individuals and organizations to Connect, Innovate & Disrupt.
Meet Our President & Chairman
President, Open Islamabad
Dr. Arshad Ali
Chairman, Open Islamabad
OPEN is a platform where entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, & professionals come together, connecting dots and bridging gaps. The platform is by the community, for the community - with the strong belief that we are in charge of our own destiny and our future is in our own hands.
I am honored and humbled to be elected President of OPEN Islamabad. I have benefited tremendously from this network of amazing professionals - I hope I can enable others to get the same benefit.
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