Teradata national IT excellence awards recognize the IT Industry and talent in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD –Teradata Corporation, the leading data analytic solutions company, has announced the winners for 11th Teradata National Information Technology (IT) Excellence Awards at an awards ceremony held in Islamabad. Twelve Awards were given to the best of the best in the information technology industry.

Mohammad Tariq Malik, chairman National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), and Mr. Robert Ewing, Councellor economic affairs US Embassy were chief guest and guest of honour, at the event, respectively. They recognized Teradata’s efforts in encouraging IT professionals and IT development in Pakistan through the awards. They also congratulated the winners for achieving excellence in their respective fields.

Khuram Rahat, Teradata managing director for Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, “I am very pleased to host the 11th Teradata IT Excellence Awards and to recognize these 12 distinguished people in the IT industry at the national level who have been instrumental in introducing, promoting and implementing IT in Pakistan.”

The winners of the 11th Teradata National IT Excellence Awards in the 12 categories are:

Excellence in IT Business Intelligence – Mr. Umar Afzal

Excellence in Software Development – Mr. Bilal Hashmat

Excellence in Software Export – M/S NetSol Technologies Limited

Excellence in Networking – Mr. Ameen Sharif

Excellence in IT Research & Development – Mr. Zeeshan-ul-hassan Usmani

Excellence in IT Education – Mr. Osman Hasan

Excellence in Project Management – Mr. Gohar Ahmed Khan

Excellence in IT Media & Publication – Mr. Shahrukh Dilshad

Excellence as an IT Student – Mr. Muhammad Usman Shahbaz

Excellence in IT Enabled Service Offering – Mr. Raza Saeed

CIO of the Year – Dr. Sarfaraz Alam

Lifetime Achievement Award – Mr. Nooruddin Baqai

Nominations in the 12 categories were received by independent auditors KPMG Taseer Hadi & Co. Seven judges evaluated the nominations based on the supporting documents – the compiled results were later announced by the auditors. Judges for the 11th Teradata National IT Excellence Awards were:

Mr Javed Yousuf Edhi, CIO Silk Bank, Syed Anees H Naqvi, Iqbal Abdullah, Brig. (Retd) Saleem Ahmed Moeen, CEO SecureTech Consultancy Pvt Ltd, Mr. Shabir Baxamoosa, Mr. Shahid Sarwar Director IT PIAC Computer Center, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Abid Khan, Chairman Computer Science Department, Peshawar University, and Dr. Arshad Ali DG NUST SEECS Islamabad.

Ms. Sofia Shahid and Ms. Nighat were the hosts for the Teradata IT excellence award. Renowned singer Hadiqa Kiani and comedian Hanif Raja also performed in the event.

1 Comment on "Teradata national IT excellence awards recognize the IT Industry and talent in Pakistan"

  1. Shahrukh Dilshad | April 2, 2013 at 9:55 am | Reply

    Yeah it was a great ceremony :p and m much happy to receive the award 😀

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