Position where highly effective technology management experience will add to profitability of the organization
Jan. 2003 – Present (Colgate-Palmolive Pakistan Limited) General Manager & Head of Information Technology - IT Leadership: Business/IT Fusion; Include strategic planning; manage budgeting, development, design, and integration of software and hardware systems. - Overall Return on Investment on IT to be in-line with business goals of the respective company & reducing the total cost of technology ownership. - Perform technology assessments, vendor selection & management to enhance operations and standardize services, including ERP. - Oversee IT operational infrastructure and deliver technology resources to development projects. - Work with cross-functional teams to ensure that the systems provide the most effective and comprehensive services possible to the users.
Aug. 1999 – Dec. 2002 (Allianz EFU Health Insurance Limited Pakistan) Vice President & Head of Information Technology
Establish goals, objectives & policies. Develop and implement programs to ensure attainment of business plan for growth and profit of the company. Set up and manage the information technology department and systems for the first specialized health insurance company in Pakistan. Develop business processes and flows for revenue, and initiate data/internet security, auditing and implementation of best practices.
Jun. 1995 – June 1999 (Digital Objects Corporation CA, USA) Design Project Manager
Joined the company as Senior Design Engineer in the Digital Systems Design team. Lead a team of 7 members in designing and developing systems for the Cable TV and multimedia communication systems.
Promoted to Design Project Manager in 1997 and was responsible for setting up of the design office in Pakistan, development of the technical staff and technical projects management. As technical team lead; was actively involved in the design and development of specifications, architectural design, design & testbench coding, validation of systems.
1995 Florida Institute of Technology Florida, USA MS Computer Engineering Emphasis on System Design CGPA (4.0/4.0)
1993 NED University of Engineering & Technology Karachi, Pakistan BE Electrical Engineering First Division
Strong background in IT Management with combined experience of 9+ years at the management level in international organizations, with the ability to develop and deploy IT plans that achieve strategic business goals.
Self motivated leader and results-driven in company operations and all aspects of Information technology in the finance and manufacturing industry. Extensive experience in setting up of infrastructure and systems (ERPs).
Responsible for P/Ls, strategic & tactical planning, budgets, policies, business analysis, risk assessment, auditing, cross-functional operations and overall project management.