Annual Forum 2014

december, 2014

2014tue16dec10:00 amtue5:30 pmFeaturedAnnual Forum 2014Celebrating Entrepreneurs of Islamabad10:00 am - 5:30 pm 1969, Time Goes On

Event Details

Celebrating Entrepreneurs of Islamabad
– Keynote addresses by seasoned entrepreneurs and executives on topics relevant to entrepreneurs.

– Panel discussions including one on “Women in Entrepreneurship”.

– Budding Islamabad entrepreneurs will share their stories and experiences

Speakers for this event

  • Ambreen Malik

    Ambreen Malik

    Chief Innovation & Financial Inclusion Officer at U Microfinance Bank Limited

    Ambreen Malik runs Blue Saint, a social enterprise aiming to preserve, reimagine & modernize Pakistan's unique handmade crafts & bring them to contemporary homes. An ex-banker and ex-pat Pakistani who writes a famous food blog as well, Ambreen will share the story of Blue Saint.

    Chief Innovation & Financial Inclusion Officer at U Microfinance Bank Limited

  • Ammar Mumtaz

    Ammar Mumtaz

    OWNER at BURNING BROWNIE

    Calling himself a chocoholic, Ammar's quest to make the perfect batch of brownies resulted in him transforming a small rack at local gas stations to the Islamabad famous "Burning Brownies" bakery.

    OWNER at BURNING BROWNIE

  • Asad Umar

    Asad Umar

    Senior Leader and Policy Head at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

    Asad Umar is a Pakistani lawmaker and former CEO of Engro Corporation, which he turned into a world-renowned business group, he will share his experiences at Engro and also why Islamabad is a great place for entrepreneurs to be in!

    Senior Leader and Policy Head at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

  • Ayesha Hamid

    Ayesha Hamid

  • Bilal Awan

    Bilal Awan

  • Dr Yasmeen Mehmooda

    Dr Yasmeen Mehmooda

  • Dr. Affan Syed

    Dr. Affan Syed

  • Dr. Faisal Khan

    Dr. Faisal Khan

  • Ehtisham Rao

    Ehtisham Rao

  • Fahad Tiwana

    Fahad Tiwana

  • Junaid Kalim

    Junaid Kalim

  • Kimberlee LeBlanc

    Kimberlee LeBlanc

  • Maliha Elahi

    Maliha Elahi

  • Mrs. Firoza Zaidi

    Mrs. Firoza Zaidi

  • Muniba Mazari

    Muniba Mazari

    Social Activist

    Muniba is an artist and a writer. More importantly, she is a symbol of resilience and turning her adversity into an opportunity. Met with a life threatening accident that left her paralyzed, Muniba used her exceptional artistic skills to pursue her goals and become an inspiration for so many. She will be narrating the story of Dhere Bolo which is a storytelling project that believes in the extraordinary power of our ordinary Pakistani stories.

    Social Activist

  • Pernian Faheem

    Pernian Faheem

    Retail Lead in NTT DATA Digital

    Originally from Islamabad, Pernian is now based out of Boston. She is the Retail Lead in NTT DATA Digital and also runs her own e-commerce company that provides custom tailor-made professional suiting for working women.

    Retail Lead in NTT DATA Digital

  • Sadaf Tausif

    Sadaf Tausif

    Motivational Speaker

    Sadaf was a runner up in Spelling Bee 2014 contest and a writer of stories. One of her books recently got published in the US.

    Motivational Speaker

  • Syed Muzamil Hasan Zaidi

    Syed Muzamil Hasan Zaidi

    Data Scientist | Content Engineer | Digital Media SME | Digital Influencer

    With his inspiring videos that went viral to millions, Muzamil has become a celebrity in Islamabad. Muzamil will share his story of Lolz Studios whose videos with an over-aching aspect of doing good has inspired and reached millions. He is now the face for many popular brands and become an icon for young Islamabad entrepreneurs.

    Data Scientist | Content Engineer | Digital Media SME | Digital Influencer

  • Taimur Rehman

    Taimur Rehman

    Director Programs (Peace Building, Women Entrepreneurship, Democracy)

    Taimur Rehman is an IT entrepreneur, a Web Consultant with UNICEF and also a Student Mentor with Middlesex University, Dubai. Sheer passion, makes him revive the lost art-form of Urdu narrations and he has performed at Literature Festivals in Pakistan, UK and TEDx.

    Director Programs (Peace Building, Women Entrepreneurship, Democracy)

  • Veqarul Islam

    Veqarul Islam

    Director and Chief Executive at Jaffer Business Systems

    Veqar is one of the pioneers of the IT industry in Pakistan and a very well respected one. He will talk about different ventures that he has been part of with a detailed personal note on how NCR’s TeraData was built in Pakistan.

    Director and Chief Executive at Jaffer Business Systems

  • Zeenat Khan

    Zeenat Khan

    Owner at Pappasallis

    If you have lived in Islamabad at anytime during the last 25 years, you will definitely have a few memories of waiting for a table at Pappasallis with your family. Ayesha is the iron lady behind this sumptuous icon of Islamabad.

    Owner at Pappasallis

  • Zeeshan Shafquat

    Zeeshan Shafquat

    Serial Entrepreneur, Digital Media Strategist, Public Speaker

    Zeeshan is a multi-dimensional and hyper dynamic person known as a Blogger, Restaurateur, Social Media Strategist and Speaker at tech events. He owns Café Rooftop which is a magnet for people who love food in style.

    Serial Entrepreneur, Digital Media Strategist, Public Speaker

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