IoBM blends digital innovation with business acumen

The Alumni Association of the Institute of Business Management (IoBM) hosted a talk on “Digital Innovation and the Future of Business in Pakistan” on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the Media Center, Fifth floor, Shahjehan S. Karim (SSK) Center of Excellence Building, IoBM. Besides the presence of Mr. Talib Karim, President IoBM and Dr. Syed Irfan Hyder, Dean CBM and CES, this talk was well-attended by HoDs, faculty and students.    

The resource person invited to speak was Mr. Javaid Iqbal, CEO, TransformX, a global consultancy focused on the Digital Innovation and Transformation Space. Mr. Javaid Iqbal is an Adjunct Professor at DePaul University, USA, works as an independent advisor to technology startups and incubators including the National Incubation Center in Pakistan. Previously, Mr. Javaid Iqbal has served as a Customer Engagement and Success Leader at Salesforce and held leadership positions in multiple consultancies including Ernest and Young (EY) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

Mr. Javaid Iqbal attended Purdue University for his undergraduate studies in Computer Information Systems and holds a Master’s degree in Communication Systems Strategy and Management from Northwestern University where his academic research focused on bridging the gap between business, technology and communication in finding growth opportunities across global enterprises. He is also a certified Independent Director by Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.  

Parvez Jamil – 021-35091905 – 0324-2899563 – 0334-3013971 – parvez@iobm.edu.pk