Our Mentors


We are honored to have top-level leaders, entrepreneurs, department heads of reputable companies as our Mentors in Shahjehan S. Karim Incubation Center.

With their experience and knowledge, our young startup teams can walk into the right path of success. 

Hamid Kabani

Owner Kabani International, Inc. based in Los Angeles.

Hamid Kabani is the owner of a growing Private Equity Firm, Kabani International, Inc. based in Los Angeles. The firm has invested and has acquired full-service, well-known brand Hotels in North America and is in the process of building and developing various hotels across North America.

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Arzish Azam

CEO Ejad Labs | Country Manager Startup Grind | Advisor to Federal Minister for Science & Technology 🇵🇰 | Pakistan's Tech Evangelist

Arzish Azam is an award-winning community builder who specializes in entrepreneurship and innovation travel. He’s the youngest global graduate from Founder Institute, the Country Manager for Startup Grind Pakistan, CEO of Ejad Labs and the founder of some of the leading tech conferences in the country including Startup Grind Pakistan Conference and the Pakistan Tech Summit.

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Ashfaque Ahmed

General Manager IT - CGEIT | Digital Strategist | Global CIO Award Winner | Insurance| IT Governance | Return on investment/ROI | Advisory Board Member| Mentor to startups| CxO Global

Experienced IT resource with a demonstrated history of working in different industries. Skills include analytical thinking, creative problem-solving, Business Processes re-engineering, ERP, Big Data, Machine learning, RPA, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Networking and Databases. Able to apply customer service concepts to IT to improve the user experience for clients, employees, and administration.

Hussein Hassanali

GM - Head, IT Audit at HBL - Habib Bank Limited

An experienced, delivery focused assurance, governance and information security professional with over 25 years of diverse international industry experience, specializing in IT and internal assurance, regulatory compliance, information security, quality assurance and project management.

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Mehzad Sahar

Group Head InfoSec Engro Corp

I am an Information Security C level Executive, Keynote Speaker, Visionary, an eloquent strategist with a flair for Information Security creativity. I have earned more than 22 years of international experience in managing Information Security across different global Telecom Operators, Banks, Oil and Gas, FMCG sectors .

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Asad Zaidi

CTO - Foree

Visionary leader with 20+ years of experience in ERP Lifecycle management, IT Operations management and infrastructure services. Proven track record of success in training and mentoring staff to achieve targeted goals, deploying data centers and Disaster Recovery (DR) plans, as well as refurbishing communication and network infrastructure.

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Shaheryar Brohi

Owner/CEO at
Brohi Farms

After having completed my education with a degree in Electronics Engineering and a post-graduate diploma in Information Systems from the University of Wales, Cardiff (Cardiff Metropolitan University), I returned to Pakistan and pursued a career as a marketing professional at a US-based Software Company.

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Khushnood Aftab Shaikh

CEO at
Viper Technology

As, CEO, Viper Technology, my focus is on the empowerment of my team to grow professionally and look at the world from a compassionate point of view

Representing Pakistan at Intel Board of Advisors for the Asia Pacific and Japan, for the last 15 years
Chairman PCA since 2015, active member P@SHA, FPCCI, KCCI,
Mentoring some startups and active adviser to some early-stage organizations.

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