Dr. Imran Batada
Dr. Imran Batada is a senior IT Professional with over 20 years' experience locally and internationally in doing research work, implementing ERP Projects, managing large scale projects, formulating policies, managing large teams, large network infrastructure and in establishment/management of Tier III level Data Center. He, not only has ERP implementation experience, but also has also written several research paper for ERP implementation process. Furthermore, he has also been involved with the government of Sindh by providing consultancy in different projects.
As an IT Professional he has worked in USA and Asia. He is currently working in IBA Karachi as a Director of Center of Information & Communication Technology. Additionally, he also has several years of teaching experience in the field of ICT at various well-known universities in Pakistan. Dr. Imran Batada contributes to a local newspaper on a regular basis by writing articles about strategies of Information & Communication Technology and their implementation in Pakistan.
Dr. Tariq Mahmood
Dr. Tariq Mahmood is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi. He also heads the Big Data Analytics Laboratory (BDA-LAB) at IBA with a primary research focus on discovering optimized infrastructures for integrating and analyzing Big Data/OSINT variety. He has 10 years of professional and research experience in the domains of Business Intelligence, Predictive Analytics, Data Warehousing, Data Science, Big Data, and Advanced Analytics. He also has 8 years of professional and consultancy experience in these domains and focuses on spreading the use of these domains in Pakistani corporate sector. He is a regular speaker, participant and panelist at local events targeting Data Science, Predictive Analytics and Big Data. He has conducted numerous training and workshops on Big Data, both for government and private organizations.
Mr. Sohail Imran
For more than 18 years, Mr. Sohail Imran is conducting training and workshops for databases (SQL and NoSQL), Big Data Infrastructure, and Machine Learning to different institutes, universities, and the corporate sector.
More than 8 years of professional experience in Big Data Analytics, Data Science, Data Mining, Data Warehousing and DBMS (SQL and NoSQL). Providing consultancy in designing and developing Big Data Analytics platform using Java, RapideMiner, Radoop, Python, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Kafka, Spark Streaming, Storm, etc.