Qazi Fakhir Jamil, President of MQ Technologies spoke from Toronto in Canada. A native of Pakistan, previously the CEO of Converge Technologies, the largest digital media and content company in Pakistan, now resides in Canada.
The Tech mogul juxtaposed awareness and exposure with massive data manipulation as a means of changing negative perceptions of Blacks. He highlighted several untapped opportunities in the Technology world and challenged Blacks to leverage the power of e-commerce to elevate the Black race.
“So last year, with everything going on and the unfortunate incident and everything, there’s always a silver lining to something that happens. The silver lining was that, it was a priority #10, it now moved to priority #1, which otherwise might have taken 10 years. That was the silver lining that happened. But, with this silver lining, we have to ensure that it stays as #1, till the problem is solved” – Qazi Fakhir Jamil