Following the successful completion of the tenure of the last Executive Council, GIK Alumni Association has elected the new Executive Council for next two years term starting July, 2013. The following gentlemen will now constitute the GIKAA Executive Council.
President: IRFAN UL HAQ CHAUDHRY (Batch 1 - FME)
CEO, Lucid Technology Private Ltd, Pakistan
Irfan is a serial entrepreneur having a focus in engineering businesses and Industrial Marketing. After working at KSB Pumps for 8 years and Adamjee Insurance for 5 years honing down his managerial and business skills, Irfan has ventured into multiple businesses. Irfan is currently focused on establishing a nationwide world class IT infrastructure and outsourcing business based in addition to alternate energy setup for agriculture as well as commercial sector.
Secretary: MALIK TARIQ AMIN (Batch 4 - FME)
Senior Design Coordinator, CPG Consulting, New Islamabad Airport, Pakistan
Malik Tariq Amin is currently serving as Senior Design Coordinator for New Islamabad Airport for CPG Consulting of Singapore. Tariq is a leading expert in Building Services Design including HVAC, plumbing, fire protection and central Cogeneration plant design. He has extensive experience in managing and coordination of mechanical and electrical systems in big commercial projects such as New Islamabad International Airport, 61 story Icon Tower, Serena Hotels Lahore, Pearl Continental Gawadar, and many other landmark and prestigious projects in Middle East and Pakistan.
His areas of interests include energy efficient designing and audit. He is also member of American Society of Heating Ventilation and Air-conditioning Engineer (ASHRAE), Pakistan HVACR Society and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Vice President Student Affairs: ZAIN UL HASSAN (Batch 2 - FCSE)
Development Manager, Elixir Technologies, Pakistan
Zain is a 15 years veteran of the IT industry specializing in large volume print solutions, archival systems and workflow management. More recently he has been working on provisioning of these solutions on cloud.
Zain has been an integral part of product delivery, team building, program management and organizational development and excellence throughout his career. He is currently working as the principal Product Owner at Elixir Technologies. Zain is an auto enthusiast and an avid books reader.
Vice President Industrial Engagement: ZARRAR HASHAM KHAN (Batch 3 - FEE)
CTO, VIVA (A Saudi Telecom Company), Kuwait
Zarrar has an illustrious career in Telecom industry and is currently CTO of Viva, a Saudi Telecom Company based out in Kuwait. In the past he has held senior management positions at Orascom, SpellComm and WordCall.
Vice President Institute Affairs: DR. MUHAMMAD ARSHAD ISLAM (MS, 2004 - FCSE)
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Dr. Arshad Islam is an Assistant Professor at Muhammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU), Islamabad. He completed his PhD from University of Konstanz, Germany as a DAAD scholar. His research focus includes routing issues in mobile ad hoc networks, social networks and graph theory.
Dr. Islam completed his Master degree in Computer System Engineering in 2004 from GIK Institute. He also served as a Research Associate for a year after graduation at GIK Institute. Dr. Islam returned to GIK Institute in 2011 as an Assistant Professor after completing his PhD and stayed there for more than a year.
Vice President Finance: AHMAD LUQMAN (Batch 9 - FCSE)
Software Architect, LMKR, Pakistan
Ahmad Luqman works at LMKR as a Software Architect for Oil and Gas exploration product line GeoGraphix ®. He has over 9 years of industry experience and likes to work with 3D visualization, parallel and distributed technologies. Previously he worked at Bentley Systems. He also served as a TA in GIK for a year after his BS from GIK.
Ahmad is very fond of Massively Online Open Courses and routinely takes courses from Coursera and Udacity.
Vice President Marketing: MUHAMMAD BILAL ALI JAMIL (Batch 11 - FES)
RF & Astellia Consultant, PRTM Management Consultants, UAE
Bilal graduated in 2005 and worked in the Pakistan Telecom sector for the initial few years. He is currently based out of Dubai and has been working as a consultant in the Middle East. He has extensively traveled the region since last 3 years which has given him a global exposure along with the local perspective.
We wish a very thriving next 2 years term to the GIKAA Executive Council and hope that they will keep on assisting us as they have been doing over the past years.