Syed Azher Rizvi

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  • University of Houston-Clear Lake MBA, Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Karachi University  M.Com, Business/Commerce, General
  • EDP MIT Entrepreneurship Center, USA

Azhar Rizvi (Chairman of the Board – WDL) has been associated with the Information technology industry for over two decades. During this period he has served at prestigious Multinational Organizations including NCR, AT&T and Unisys in Pakistan. He is the founding director of THKS Technology Group a consortium of three Technology companies with expertise in Software development, BPO, ICT Risk Assurance, Six Sigma, Human Capital Management and CRM. He served the group as the Group COO since its inception six years ago, and is now a member of the BOD.
Currently, he is associated with the Tech Angel Network (Guarantee) Ltd., as the CEO and founding director. This is the first initiative to establish an Angel Group to develop the entrepreneurial eco-system for the technology sector in Pakistan.
Azhar is the Vice Chair of MIT Enterprise Forum of Pakistan and on the board of MITEF’s Global Advisory Council. MITEFP of Pakistan’s mission is to improve the economic well-being of the people of Pakistan through development of an Entrepreneurship Promotion Program for Pakistan. Through these programs, the Forum provides networking, leadership opportunities, and life-long connections to MIT while showcasing MIT’s role in entrepreneurship in communities around the world. Azhar has trained more than 12,000 students, IT firms CEOs and Faculty from various universities in Pakistan in entrepreneurship.