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Chief Executive Officer
Global Think Tank Network and Co Chair
College Captain of the Athletics Team and A Member
College Captain of the Athletics Team and A Member
Alumni Advisory Group
Askari Bank Limited
Various Federal Committees
Mechanical Engineering program
Pakistan Naval Academy
Defense & Strategic Studies
National Defense University , Islamabad
University of Coventry
Buraq Planetary Society
Dr Shahid Mahmud - Chairman
As Chairman, Dr. Shahid Mahmud has provided the vision and leadership that led to the establishment of Buraq Planetary Society. Dr. Mahmud is currently the CEO of Interactive Group of Companies (www.iacgrp.com). He has a PhD in Computer Sciences from Coventry University, United Kingdom. He holds a Master's degree in Defense & Strategic Studies from National Defense University, Islamabad and an Engineering Degree from NED University, Pakistan, along with more than 31 years of professional experience in the field of ICT. He has served on various federal committees of the Government of Pakistan addressing the formulation and implementation of the National Telecom and IT policies. Dr. Mahmud is 2016 Distinguished Eisenhower Fellow. He is also a Senior Fellow, Global Think Tank Network (GTTN) and Co Chair for ICT on the Corporate Advisory Council of the National University of Science and Technology (NUST). He is active in several philanthropic activities, working with youth-oriented and community service projects such as TRUCE, Begum Mehmooda Welfare Trust and Zubaida Khaliq Memorial Free Hospital. He has been the founder director and shareholder of Paktel Limited, Indus Vision, Pak Globalstar (Pvt) Limited, SHOA (Pvt) Limited, and Shaheen Pay TV (Pvt) Limited. He has also served as a Director of Askari Bank for over six years. In recognition for having spent his entire career in promoting IT in Pakistan, Dr. Mahmud was given the Lifetime Achievement Award: at the 12th Teradata National IT Excellence Awards for 2014. Dr Shahid Mahmud, the Chairman of Buraq, originally came up with the idea of forming a society that focused on the exploration of space sciences. Dr Shahid Mahmud is one of the leading telecommunication experts in Pakistan. He is the CEO of Interactive Communications and has been on the board of directors of companies such as Paktel, Askari Bank and Indus Vision. Dr Shahid Mahmud, the Chairman of Buraq, originally came up with the idea of forming the Society. Mr. Shahid Mahmud is the chairman & inspiration of the society who overlooks all activities of the society, whereas Mrs. Naureen Mahmud supports as the Executive Director. Dr Shahid Mahmud is one of the leading telecommunication experts in Pakistan. He is the CEO of Interactive Communications and has been on the board of directors of companies such as Paktel, Askari Bank and Indus Vision. SHAHID MAHMUD Dr SHAHID MAHMUD Chairman As Chairman, Dr. Shahid Mahmud has provided the vision and leadership that led to the establishment of Buraq Planetary Society...
Petaro Shahid Mahmud, 74104/Liaquat Shahid Mahmud - 2004 Shahid Mahmud, kit no. 74104/Liaquat House joined Cadet College Petaro in 1974 and left the college in 1979 after completing his Intermediate. He was born on 20 June 1962, and was married to Mrs. Naureen on 17 December 1986. They have three children - Anushay, Shayan and Eeman. Shahid Mahmud had a great performance at Petaro. In his final year (1978-79), he was appointed the Senior Under Officer (SUO) of the college. He was also the college captain of the Athletics Team and a member of the College Cricket and Shooting Teams. After leaving Petaro, Shahid at first joined the Pakistan Navy and was admitted to the Pakistan Naval Academy in the Mechanical Engineering program. After 2 semesters, he opted out and quit the navy. He then joined NED Engineering College, and graduated as a Civil Engineer in 1986. He obtained a diploma in Management, a Diploma in General Management, and a Diploma in Stores Management from the Institute of Professional Managers, UK in 1988. Soon after his graduation from NED, Shahid entered his professional life. He became a Director in Paktel, the first cellular phone company in the country. He remained a director until 1998. In 1990, he also started his own company called Interactive Communications (Pvt) Ltd. in parallel, which has become one of the most important companies in Pakistan in the field of telecommunications and IT consulting and design. He has been the CEO of this company all along. The company is working in the fields of Telecom Consultancy and Project Management , addressing projects of national importance. Shahid has also been the founder of the Buraq Society which provides training programs and camps for the brightest teenagers of Pakistan. It is a matter of prestige to have attended a Buraq camp. The society has cooperated with the Pakistan Air Force to provide the best programs. Shahid is the first civilian from the private sector to have attended the National Defence College (NDC) course in Islamabad. He has also been lecturing at the NDC on different aspects of technology, strategy and world affairs. He is also in great demand at seminars and conferences on telecommunications and IT as a speaker. He has also written several articles on IT and telecommunications which have been published in journals. He is also on of the key authors of the IT and Telecom policy of Pakistan. Shahid has been a great contributor for Petarian causes. He is also a major contributor to the Petarian Foundation and has been its General Secretary. In 2007, he was invited as the chief guest at the Twelfth Class Passing Out Dinner at Petaro. During this function, he donated Rs. 10 million to the college in the form of an IT laboratory, networking of the college and software. He has been a regular contributor for the Petarian Foundation scholarship program for CCP cadets as well as the largest single contributor for the earthquake relief program run through the Petarian Foundation at Bagh, AJK in 2005-2008. In the past, he was the key mover behind Petarian activities in Islamabad under the auspices of the Petarian Association. Shahid is a true pride of the Petarians. He is a successful businessman, a great technologist, a thinker, a speaker, and educator and a philanthropist. He is an extremely caring person, and always takes care of Petaro and Petarians. It has been a great honour for me to have known Shahid since 1995, and since then we have been like real brothers.
Beside Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad, other speakers at the function were Radio Buraq's chief executive officer Syed Fayyaz Ali Shah, Mashriq and Statesman's chief editor Syed Ayaz Badshah, and Shahid Mahmud of the Interactive Group of Companies.
Mr. Shahid Mahmud, the Chairman of Buraq, originally came up with the idea of forming an organization that would work for enlightening the young generation of Pakistan about the possibilities of space technology.Shahid Mahmud, a leading telecommunication expert in Pakistan, is the CEO of InterActive Communications.He is also on the board of directors of renowned companies such as Paktel and SHOAnet.
Shahid Mahmud (Chief Executive Officer)
SHAHID MAHMUD CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER READ MORE UsmanYusaf SHAHID MAHMUD CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Shahid Mahmud has provided the vision and leadership that spurred the company to make tremendous strides in Telecommunications and the Information Technology industry in a very short span of time. Mr. Mahmud holds a Master's degree in Defense & Strategic Studies from National Defense University, Islamabad, along with more than 25 years of professional experience in the field of IT & communications. He has served on various federal committees of the Government of Pakistan addressing the formulation and implementation of the national telecom and IT policy, including the eighth and ninth five-year plans. He has been the founder director of Paktel, Indus Vision, Pak Globalstar (Pvt) Limited, SHOA (Pvt) Limited, and Shaheen Pay TV (Pvt) Limited. Mr. Mahmud is an Eisenhower fellow & founder member of various organizations. He is also active in several philanthropic activities, working with youth-oriented and community service projects such as Buraq Planetary Society, TRUCE and the Indus Hospital. He has attended numerous training sessions and seminars for strategic management, market research and analysis, distribution and supply chain management, material management, the change acceleration process, electronic commerce, information technology, telecommunications, media and a range of others products and systems in various countries including USA, UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada, UAE & Pakistan. Shahid Mahmud (Chief Executive Officer)