Meet Our Team
Ed has invested 20 years in the elearning industry. He has done extensive research on converting training into high impact learning experience for a modern learner. Most recently, he has developed a unique proprietary Instructional Delivery Methodology called QS Learn and embedded into industry first cognitive learning platform CLIPP which is based on artificial intelligence.
Fayyaz has masters in Engineering and an MBA from UT Austin. He has significant eCommerce, SaaS and Marketplace platform product management experience. He led up to 100 person team focused on global product management, user experience, and software development; with large enterprises (Travelocity, Wayfair) and Medium-size companies in VP and CPO roles.
Salah has masters in Telecom and Network Management from Syracuse University. He spent 20 years on Wall Street, focusing on shepherding change through Business Transformation. He worked as a management consultant with Deloitte, JP Morgan and Bank of America. He also runs an EdTech initiative that focuses on providing technology education to underprivileged children in Pakistan (more at Khud.org).
Murtaza has been building startups since he was 13 years old. Self taught coder, proud college drop out, surfer and contrarian product thinker. 20+ years of building, many many failures, 3 successful venture funded exits, worth $200m+.
Dr. Nadeem Khan
Nadeem Khan has his Ph.D. from the Eindhoven University of Technology. Dr. Khan joined LUMS in May 2002. In between his degrees, he worked both locally and internationally. His work includes teaching at University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore and working as a Hardware Design Engineer at Philips Industrial Automation Systems, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
Rabeel is the Founder and CEO of Sarmayacar, the leading VC firm in Pakistan, and a Kauffman Fellow. Previously, he was working as Vice President of Private Equity at GIC (Singapore's Sovereign Wealth Fund) after starting his career as an investment banker with Morgan Stanley. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was also the President of the International Students Association.
Aamir has his Ph.D. in Wireless Communications from the University of Texas at Austin. He was awarded with Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military) for the design and implementation of PAF Next Generation Networks. He played a key role in the establishment of an Aviation Design Institute (AvDI) at PAC, Kamra. Currently, he is an Associate Dean Undergraduate Education & Accreditation at Habib University.
Bilal has 8+ years of extensive experience in the education consultancy. After graduating from LUMS, he spent two transformational years with Teach For Pakistan. Believing in the power of technology and realizing that digitalization is the answer for empowered learners, he joined Khud. Besides being a consultant with a few eminent organizations, he also provides consultancy to British Council for the development of digital channels.
Danish has 5+ years of experience working in the education sector. While volunteering, leading fellowship programs and starting his social initiatives, Ilm Kada and Kicksat Preparations, he has worked with 5000+ students and young professionals. His expertise lies in development and execution of activity-based curriculum for personal and professional growth. He has been part of Leadership Programs in US, Cyprus, Dubai and Sri Lanka.
Haroon finished both his BS. Engg. and MS. Engg. with gold medals in Pakistan before joining Microsoft corporate headquarters in Seattle, WA in year 2000. He has since been a developer in SQL Server, Visual Studio, Office, Power BI and many other Microsoft products. He is currently a Distinguished Engineer (VP) at Xbox division and a leader in its Xbox Live cloud service.
Saadia is a Teacher Educator with over 17 years of experience in the field of education. She is the CEO of EMAS, an online L&D platform that aims at strengthening professional skills of individuals. Saadia is a freelance consultant for British Council, has Cambridge CELTA certification and has completed Leadership training from University of Massachusetts, USA. She is a qualified Master Trainer for IELTS from the American University of Sharjah, UAE, and tutors IELTS to national and international students.
Sabah graduated summa cum laude from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is Director of Special Projects at OneValley. Prior to that, She was a Principal on the University Partnerships team at Coursera, the world’s largest edtech company. Before moving to the US, She spent several years on marketing, business development and strategic partnerships for Blue Ex, and the Association for the Development of Pakistan (ADP). Sabah was also on the founding and senior leadership at Teach For Pakistan.
For the last 10 years, Cassius has helped launch digital products and ventures across the globe. Cassius’ clients include Bumble, Facebook, Riot Games, and more. In the past, Cassius has spoken about his work at Imperial College, MIT, and The Dutch National Bank. Cassius’ most recent venture is a nonprofit in california called Pledges.
Salman has an Engineering degree from UT Austin and an MBA from University of Houston. He is a CFO with over 25 years of experience focused on driving growth and profitability by working closely with CEO's, Sr Mgmt and investors to increase the valuation of the organization through process simplification and business transformation. Salman has worked in the US, Ireland, Dubai and Singapore with Accenture, Dell and Edgile.
Syed Muaz Shah
Muaz holds a potent combo of legal and teaching experience. With an LLB degree from the University of London, he has nearly 10 years in experience as a legal consultant and as a teacher/trainer. Starting from the US to MENA to the Asia-Pacific region he brings a global perspective of which nearly 3 years were focused on Edtech, providing consultancy to multiple startups. He also is currently serving as a Director at Ziauddin University Faculty of Law and is a partner in a Dubai-based lawfirm.
Rizwan completed his BE Electrical Engineering from UET Lahore and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Louisville in 1998. He is a businessman owning several gas stations/petrol pumps, restaurants, and real estate in the US. He is an author of three self help books. One of the books is called “The Cycle of Fulfillment“. He is an inspirational speaker and running a YouTube channel to motivate professionals. .
Umair is a PhD scholar in artificial intelligence from NUST and a visiting research scholar of University of Toronto. He has more than 10 years of University teaching experience along with AI consultant projects such as jogo.ai and video analytics research lab at NUST. He is founder of an IoT and AI based company called the disrupt labs. He also worked with a team of experts and developed Pakistan first opensource ventilator called openventpk. His expertise are in training and leading tech teams and delivering solutions.
Munir has 10+ years of experience in UI/UX engineering, and has been accomplishing the requirements of all types of customers and clients from around the globe by developing business systems using innovative technologies, methods, and ideas. He is currently working at a leading tech company as a Staff UX Engineer.
He is a globally acclaimed award winning social entrepreneur who is chasing a vision of ‘putting a book in every hand’. His roughly decade long experience of building a social enterprise named Daastan in Pakistan makes him an invaluable asset for the aspiring entrepreneurs who are about to embark on this journey. He loves networking with cause based visionaries and provides them his network to bring a dream to reality. Carrying the literary lineage, he chose EdTech industry where he is considered an ace of copywriting, fund raising and public speaking.
Muhammad Usama is a Software Engineer at PosterMyWall, working on the online editor team. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from LUMS, with a special focus on education and policy. He's been working in EdTech since 2015 with experience from companies like RoboKids and Khud. His expertise lie in software engineering and modelling, cloud architechture, systems design and serverless computing
Palvashay has done her BSc Hons from Lahore School of Economics. She has worked at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Learning Alliance and Roots Millennium. While research is her forte, counselling and guiding students towards a goal that fits their personality best is her true passion. She has an approximate decade of experience in motivating students, directing them to take up an opportunity as it presents itself. Invigorating students' spirits is enthralling to her and gives her a purpose.
Shumaila is an experienced elearning enthusiast & instructions led trainer and providing her services to a Dubai based leading consultancy service provider. She holds a Masters degree and excels in elearning course development including instructional design, scorm course development using animated & interactive multimedia along with digital & video assets management, and web development.
Mehak has over three years of experience working in the education sphere. She has been engaged in program coordination, implementation and execution. Her interest lie in developing student centered, activity-based learning spaces aimed to equip youth with tools to become independent learners and community leaders. She has worked locally and internationally with students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.
Wasiq has 7+ years of experience in Full Stack Development and currently working as a Principal Software Engineer in Pakistan's top leading IT Company Systems Ltd. He has done Masters in Data Engineering and Information Management. He worked with Silicon Valley Startups to develop high-performance and scalable applications. He has been mentoring professionals and unversity studnets all over the world on cloud technologies.