A Tech Leader
Having a vision is great, but having the ability to translate the vision into company and build a team is what great leaders do. People should believe in your vision and you should be able to make them understand what role they play in the entire frame of things. If you are able to sell your vision, make them own it, make it their vision, your company will grow.
It is imperative to understand that along the path, there will be ups and downs. As a leader, you need to let your team own the up while you own and learn from the DOWN. You learn more from setbacks, and getting back from them defines the character of the team. Successful companies continually build this character.
Coaching your team and building new leaders is important for the growth of the company. The plan is to coach a team, identify the leaders, train them differently and make responsibility a priority in their minds. Real leaders will grab the opportunity with both hands while others will be reluctant to take the lead. Determining the strong individuals in your cohort is vital for the growth and sustainability of the company. As the saying goes, “Change the person, or change the person.” Creating a competitive environment will produce the strongest workers.
Through the myriad of experience I have with starting companies from scratch and building them over the years, I have reaffirmed the old adage. Human capital is the greatest asset a company can have. People can make the company but leaders drive it.
My sales training has equipped me to be a go-getter, set high goals that I plan to achieve through leadership skills and dedication.
Led the due diligence process for acquisition of stakes of Converge Technologies by WPP through JWT. This was led by PWC from Converge’s side and KPMG from WPP side. As CEO and founder of the company, I led the business development proposals to get a promising valuation for my shareholders. Post merger, I led the integration of the two teams and growth of digital revenues with JWT Asia Pacific.
Led eCommerce transformation of Fastening House Atlantic while entering into an extremely competitive segment of selling Milwaukee tools online. Our ePortal included over 30,000 products and soon become one of the online resellers promoted by Milwaukee.ca.
eCommerce end to end Portal
Founded eCanuksglobal.com, a Canadian entity with complete eCommerce end-to-end solution for SME and SOHO’s world wide. It enables businesses to adopt online sales in a cost effective, pay as you go pricing model. We are partnering with mobile network operators worldwide to make this offering a part of their data services. We have successfully partnered with some of the world’s largest mobile operators, China Mobile for launching in the Pakistani market of 100M+ subscribers.
eCanuksglobal (eCommerce end to end Portal)
Technology Delivery Company
Founded and operate MQ Technologies, a company that develops a software for companies looking at increasing their online sales. MQT provides end to end solutions for development, business intelligence, and ERP/CRM for clients. In a span of three years, it has become a mid-sized companies helping small and medium enterprises reduce their development and technical management costs.
New Product Development
Led the development and market research for Philip Essentials’ low cost energy saver bulbs. These later grew to a global leading brand for Philips’ Lighting Division. I worked on the product description, design, pricings, positioning, test launch and training the Asia Pacific Marketing Managers on the roll-out.
Transformed the startup Askfortask into a viral revenue generating company. The marketplace based company was on a bidding model, which was successfully changed to task based options, with a completely new intelligent algorithm for task assigning based on geolocation data. I managed it’s operations, recruitment process and demand generation.
Led the digital launch for Nestle Crunch. Led the big idea generation and execution of the entire launch and making it a prize winning campaign for Nestle in South Asian Market.
Digital Agency Pitches
Led successful pitches for global brands and then worked with the Brand teams to execute their cycle plans. These brands included Dove, Lux, Lifebouy, Surf, Sunsilk & Knorr.
Trained in TQM and NLP, led change management initiatives at British American Tobacco for management and non-management staff. Worked with C-Level Management to implement change from the top. This involved managing and running 3 day training sessions, pre-post training materials and monitoring change agents with different departments of the company.
Technology led Anti-counterfeit solution
Led a technology based solution to highlight counterfeit products in Asia Pacific Region for Nokia. This unique IMEI based solution enabled customers to pre-check whether their mobile phone was covered under Nokia warranty or not. This solution was launch in Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates & Pakistan with inventories in Singapore. This ran for 4 consecutive years.
President & Founder MQ Technologies Inc
MQ Technologies helps companies build their digital e-commerce ecosystem by increasing their online presence. We offer a complete range of services, from Development to Digital Media, SEO, SEM, BI Services. Our partnership helps companies to increase, sustain and grow their businesses. We understand the limitations SMBs have and work around whatever budgets they have to facilitate a customized solution. Most of our clients want to invest in new technologies but are unsure, so we set a digital roadmap for them with clear milestones to achieve success. Our message is simple, you have to leverage digital, the only question is how. Let us guide you.
Dec 2015 – May 2016
Chief Operating Officer at AskforTask Inc
Toronto, Canada Area
Manage expansion from a startup to an established entity with expansion in Canada and globally. Build teams to manage the growth, build SOPs, lead and monitor innovation and convert consumers into sustainable revenues.Explore More
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days."Zig Ziglar"
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