April is “SGPanel Month”. A lot of you have been requesting panels for a long time and we’ve heard you. April is the month to give this a try!
We'll be hosting a panel discussion with industry experts from technology, trade and tourism to discuss the challenges and opportunities in building the Pakistani brand through these industries.
Cynthia is an American freelance director, producer and writer working on an international travel series. Currently partnering with multinationals on media projects, her work is done under: A Different Lens Productions, LLC, and non-profit Kultur, Inc., a California-based 501(c)(3), as well as on-location media partners.
As a child, she aspired to be Indiana Jones - an archaeologist who seeks to unearth hidden treasures, while immersing himself into the cultures he studies. Cynthia possesses a Master’s Degree in Education and additional graduate-level training in clinical, behavioural psychology, conflict resolution and strategic public relations. A world traveler, she has lived in Australia, Japan, Pakistan. For more information visit: www.throughadifferentlens.org and www.cynthiaritchie.com. IG and Twitter @cynthiadritchie
Syed Ahmad is the Founder & CEO of DPL, a leading software company based in Islamabad. Like no one else, DPL is setting a trend in Pakistan defying popular culture with its own counter-culture movement called “Rebel Ethos”. DPL’s mission statement reflects this: “Liberating minds to become the model IT enterprise in the region”.
Syed founded DPL in 2003 with three co-founders straight out of university. Learning from its ruthless mentor i.e. the market, DPL is now a multi-million dollar company that has top global companies as its clients in the US and Northern Europe. Syed wants to build DPL into the first large-scale IT company from Pakistan that can compete at global stage with likes of InfoSys and Accenture. In order to achieve its goals, DPL is focusing on building a team comprised of top talent and giving them an environment and culture that is no less than the Silicon Valley. DPL has already won various awards and recognition and currently going through high-growth phase.
Startup Guide Pakistan
Media & Communications
Shehab Farrukh Niazi is the CEO & Founder of Be Haute Consultancy. She is the Editor in Chief at Startup Guide Pakistan. She is also working with Trailblazer Magazine as a Social Media Marketer and Content Strategist. She had worked with numerous organizations in capacity of a digital publisher.