Rizwan believes that re-defining the relationship between business and society is critical to addressing the globe’s most pressing issues. He works with corporate executives, non-profit leaders and social entrepreneurs to harness the potential of purpose driven teams to create prosperity and social value. His experience spans starting new businesses, creating winning teams and enhancing shareholders values.
Over the past 30 years, Rizwan has advised executive leaders across multi-national companies, international development agencies and governments, including, Saudi Telecom Company, Intigral, Etisalat Afghanistan, USAID, DFID, International Finance Corporation, and directly with the Pakistani heads of state. Along the way, Rizwan has had the opportunity to work in over 20 countries across 4 continents.
Strategic planning for telecommunications, market outreach, operations optimization, executive training, growth, HCM alignment, BPO, change management, product engineering, M&A, regulatory advocacy, and new business development are his prime and proven capabilities, among others. Being Six Sigma, Green Belt Practitioner provides him an enhanced insight of operational tasks.
His experience comprises Strategic Initiation of new ventures for MNCs; Product and Service Realization, product engineering, Opportunity analysis, market segmentation, product positioning, pricing and launch; Change Management and Business Transformation; Financial Planning, Capex/Opex Management.
Prior to VTT Global, Rizwan worked at Bearing Point Inc, Airrs Associates, Boston Technology, Pay-phone operations (founder and CEO) are some of his major ventures. He has worked extensively in Asia, ME, EU and Americas with demonstrated results in multicultural settings.
Rizwan has a degree of BS Engineering (Electrical) from Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.
Hussain Muhammed has been serving at VTT Global as the Executive Secretary to the CEO, as well as performing the duties of a Manager Coordination/Corporate Affairs, since 2007. He started his career in the Pakistan Army in 1978. During his 16 years of service, he executed duties at various levels/organizations and with senior officers. After retirement from the Army in 1994, he first joined Pakistani Data Network Company (Supernet) at a nascent stage. He worked there as an executive sectary to the CEO for four years. In 1999, he joined Pakistan’s first undersea cable company “FLAG Telecom” in the capacity of an executive secretary to the CEO. He also served as the executive secretary to the Telecom advisor in 2001, while the sector underwent the de-regulation reforms. In 2003, he was also appointed as executive secretary to the Director of Emerging Markets in BearingPoint.
Asher Osman Khan
Asher Osman Khan is a professional with over 19 years of experience in business development and quality assurance/compliance management of corporate, development, and energy sector projects.
His experience includes ensuring quality of the field surveys reports, status/progress reports, performance reports, and other deliverables for USAID, US DoD, and US DHS (FEMA), while executing the development and corporate programs, contractual compliance management related to clients/subcontractors and USAID IPs. Portfolio includes commanding the enforcement of international disaster management procedures; quality processes; examine deliverables/field reports to verify their completeness and conformity to contractual requirements; advise project teams of their contractual obligations; optimize the use of resources; ensure the accuracy/reliability of data used in the preparation of various deliverables; minimize losses caused by re-work during executions; implement policies to encourage teams to report suspected variances; report on regular basis to the project stakeholders on the progress of implementation; execute written policies, procedures and standards of conduct; develop/manage quality assurance metrics to improve performance of all teams; conduct internal monitoring & quality checks.
Hassan Zaheer is Director in the Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT) industry practice and specializes in digital transformation, including strategy and business plan development, project management, performance improvement, mergers and acquisition advisory, merger integration, due diligence and valuation. His experience spans numerous industries, with particular depth in telecommunications, media and technology.
A qualified and seasoned ICT Professional, with Management (MBA) qualification and having over 20 years of rich & extensive experience, involved in directing Information Technology operations, to provide country-wide telecom services and now seeking Executive management opportunities, utilizing acquired skills to drive ICT Strategies/Initiatives for Comprehensive Growth.
Area of Excellence:
- Strategize Business Transformation
- Telecom Architecture Management
- Adopt emerging technologies
- Manage E2E Solution Architecture
- Cloud Technologies & Automation
- Telecom Product Engineering
- Global Business Development
- Client Relation Management
- Team & People Management
Adeel’s personal and professional choices have always been fueled by the desire to contribute positively to his environment, to take on exciting challenges, and to seek meaning and purpose in everything that he does.
Adeel brings to his clients more than 15 years of experience across multiple countries in the private sector and international development sector, and the skills in the marketing, management consulting, strategic planning, program management, team leadership and team development. He has a high capacity to adapt, a taste for change and risk taking.
He has successfully delivered several projects related to System Design & Development, Process Management & Optimization, Project Management & Research; Data Collection, Entry, Analysis and Visualization. He has also developed and analyzed comprehensive optimized operation strategies along with measurement of goals, impact assessment and identification of improvement areas for projects pertaining to reforms and economic impact. Adeel has worked with diverse clients in various sectors such as Etisalat, Saudi Telecom Company, Intigral, GIZ, KPMG, DFID, USAID, Chemonics, American Institutes of Research, Readhowyouwant, MSI, BHC and ICT R&D Fund etc. Adeel has been able to successfully deliver over 40+ projects in the last 8 years’ worth over PKR 410+ M.
Holding MS degree in EMIS from KTH, Sweden, currently working for VTT Global as Director Business Operations. Have worked in the past with various technology-based organizations including Sofnix Private Limited, Center for Agro Informatics Research and Pakistan Ordinance Factory.