Javid Hamdard

Javid Hamdard

Javid Hamdard

With more than 14 years of professional experience, Mr. Javid Hamdard is a well recognized figure among the Afghan ICT community, during his various endeavors, Mr. Hamdard has worked with several national and international organizations at senior technical and advisory capacities including IT Adviser to the Office of the Afghan President (Karzai), Afghan Ministry of Finance, United Nations (UNDP), USAID, Adam Smith Institute, Internews, Swedish Committee and more.
Mr. Hamdard is the co-founder former President of Afghanistan IT Companies Association (AITCA), honorary member and co-founder of the National ISP Association of Afghanistan (NISPAA), member and co-founder of iHub Afghanistan, Board member and co-founder of the National ICT Professionals Association of Afghanistan (NITPAA), co-founder and board member of Afghanistan Professionals Network (APN’s, Kabul chapter) and a member and contributor of the Internet Society (ISOC). In addition to other industry certifications and awards, Mr. Hamdard has also been awarded the national “ICT Champion” award by the Afghan ministry of Communications and IT (MCIT) for his outstanding contributions to the Afghan ICT sector.
Mr. Hamdard is a candidate for two MBA degrees from universities of Westminster and Cumbria in UK. He is currently working as the executive Director of Business Development and Innovation at a leading private IT firm in Kabul.


Ahmad Waleed Khaliqi

Mr. Khaliqi is expecting his bachelor's degree in Computer Science in mid-2017 from a leading private university in Kabul. He is certified in MCITP and has academic qualifications in CCNA, CCNP and CCIP. He has Diploma in Information Technology (DIT), Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) and Diploma in Accounting (DIA). While doing his degree courses, He is also a full time employee of Afghan Ministry of Information and Culture as an IT officer and has several years of professional experience with his current employer Bakhtar News Agency as senior IT officer and web Administrator. He writes articles for media and has great skills in online/offline journalism and blogging. Mr. Ahmad Waleed represented NITPAA and Afghanistan at India School of Internet Governance and ICANN 57 in Oct-Nov 2016 in India. Mr. Ahmad Waleed joined NITPAA back in 2015 as a regular member but, in a short period of time he was able to make it to NITPAA executive board. His passion for ICT, and commitment, dedication and immense achievements in executive board were visible to all and soon he was appointed as chair of NITPAA Public Awareness Committee by NITPAA leadership. In an early election by NITPAA main and executive boards’ members Mr. Khaliqi was elected as president of NITPAA for the year 2017.

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