P@SHA (Pakistan Software Houses Association) announced the appointment of Shehryar Hydri as the new Secretary General of the Association. He will take charge of P@SHA from Jehan Ara, who will continue as President and will focus on further developing the NEST I/O, P@SHA’s flagship project.
For a stronger collaboration with the government and key stakeholders, the P@SHA Secretariat will now be housed in the capital city, with both, Jehan Ara (President) and Shehryar Hyderi (Sec Gen) reporting directly to the Chairman. Previously, the Secretariat was based out of Karachi, and will now operate as the Headquarters for The Nest I/O, P@SHA’s flagship project, which is spearheaded by Jehan Ara. In the near future, P@SHA foresees an office setup in Lahore as well.
Shehryar has a diverse experience as a technology entrepreneur and marketeer, founding and scaling cross-functional teams that have delivered products and services for some of the top brands in the world. Prior to joining P@SHA, Shehryar was the Director, Marketing & Operations at Convo and a member of the Convo board. He has also served on the Advisory Board of Ingrain.io (formerly Groopic), which was recently acquired by KeepTruckin. His new role at P@SHA involves all financial, operational and strategic matters of P@SHA under the guidance of the recently elected CEC and Chairman.
Barkan Saeed, newly elected Chairman for the Association said:
“We welcome Shehryar to the team and are confident that his leadership will enable the Association to continue its mission of creating a high-growth, sustainable IT & ITES business environment in the country.”
P@SHA is all set to host its flagship Annual ICT Awards on October 27th 2017 in Islamabad. Stay tuned to IDG Pakistan for more details on the event and other happenings around the local ICT industry.