Join us for this interactive session on "Building Global Startups from Pakistan" with Usman Butt, CEO Repair Desk, Usama Abid CEO Invent Hub and Waqar Azeem CEO Content Studio hosted by the amazing Shehab Farrukh Niazi, Co-Founder & Editor in Chief @ Startup Guide.
22 January - 5pm Pakistan Time
About the Speakers
Usman Butt, Founder & CEO @ Repair Desk
A forward-thinking entrepreneur with great experience & passion for the repair industry. Professional expertise in product development, sales, business intelligence, and customer engagement.
Owner and active lead of RepairDesk, an all-in-one repair management solution tailored for the cellphone and computer repair industry. The #1 repair shop software choice for independents.
Usama Abid, CEO @ InventHub
Usama Abid is a technology entrepreneur. As an engineer-turned-entrepreneur, he has dedicated himself to improving the hardware design process, and is an active contributor to the open-source community. His company, InventHub, Inc., is founded on the idea that innovation can happen at scale if: one, engineers are provided with a new way to collaborate; and two, the open-source community is empowered with resources.
Prior to InventHub, Usama founded DIY GEEKS, a startup that focuses on robotics education in his native Pakistan, where Usama helped cultivate the community and ushered in a love of making with his self-learning DIY kits, workshops and seminars. He was recognized by TechJuice in 2018 as one of Pakistan’s “25 Under 25” -- an annual list of those helping to change the landscape in the country’s startup ecosystem. His work has been featured in numerous tech blogs and magazines, including TechJuice, StartUp Magazine, Geo TV.
Waqar Azeem, Co-Founder @ Content Studio
He is a passionate digital marketer from inside and a keen learner of consumer psychology in general because understanding the psychology of the audience is an integral part of any successful marketing campaign. It helps to maximize the return on investment because you can show them more of what they want and less of what they don’t.
Previously, He was Director of Digital Marketing at IBGDigital, where he helped local businesses achieve better ROI by leveraging online advertising channels using highly targeted campaigns and conversion optimization strategies. As a skilled growth hacking practitioner and data analyst, He have this strong ability to design complex marketing automation campaigns and derive insights from large data sets. This has enabled him to drive better return on investment for organizations in multiple industries.
He also had a good fortune to work with renowned CPA (cost per action) affiliate networks such as Convert2Media, AboveAllOffers, A4D, ClickDealer, GrabAds Media Group, Adsimilis, Adwork Media and Adscend Media.
Shehab Farrukh Niazi, Co-Founder & Editor in Chief @ Startup Guide
Experienced professional with a strong background in media and communications and a demonstrated history of working in digital marketing and publishing industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Marketing Strategy, Event Management, PR, Content Marketing, Editing, and Blogging.
Ejad Labs is leading the movement to promote Pakistani Tech by organizing Pakistan’s largest tech exchange programs to Silicon Valley, Europe and curating the flagship Pakistan Tech Summit and Startup Grind Pakistan Conference along with many other activities. Learn more at ejadlabs.com
Startup Grind Pakistan is part of the the world's largest startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 600 cities and 125+ countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors. Learn more at startupgrind.com/pakistan