Trainers' Profile

Dr. Huma Baqai

Dr. Huma Baqai
Dr. Huma Baqai is an Associate Professor of Social Sciences & Liberal Arts, and former Associate Dean, Faculty of Business Administration, IBA Karachi. She serves on several academic and government boards. She is also an electronic media journalist.

She is an author of more than 29 national and international research articles published in renowned journals.

Dr. Huma Baqai

Dr. Khadija Malik Bari

  • Associate Professor at Institute of Business Administration, Karachi (Mar-2021 to PRESENT)
  • Assistant Professor at Institute of Business Administration, Karachi (Jan-2018 to Mar-2021
  • PhD (Business Administration), Strathclyde University, Glasgow – 1998

Journal Publication(s)

Maryam Khan, Dr. Khadija Malik Bari, Shamrez Ali, Riaz Ahmad, "Oil Prices, Early Warning Indicator and Banking Crisis: A case study of an oil importing country, Pakistan", Hamdard Islamicus, Sep 21, 2020, Pakistan.

Sarah Abdul Rahim, Dr. Khadija Malik Bari, "Is Poverty the Cause of Nonattendance in Schools and Prevalence of Idleness in Children? A Regional Analysis of Sindh", IBA Business Review, Nov 06, 2018, Pakistan, Karachi.

Dr. Wali- Ullah, Dr. Khadija Malik Bari, "The Term Structure of Government Bond Yields in an Emerging Market", Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting, Oct 05, 2018,

Rana Ejaz Ali Khan, Dr. Khadija Malik Bari, Muhammad Ali, "Socioeconomic Determinants of Child Mortality: An Evidence from Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey", IBA Business Review, Jul 01, 2018, Pakistan.

Rana Ejaz Ali Khan, Dr. Khadija Malik Bari, Sultan Mehmood, "Women Education and Empowerment: The Implications of Child Vaccination in Pakistan", Journal of Educational Research, Jan 01, 2016, Pakistan, Bahawalpur.

Rana Ejaz Ali Khan, Dr. Khadija Malik Bari, Sultan Mehmood, "Women Education and Empowerment: The Implications of Child Vaccination in Pakistan", Journal of Educational Research, Oct 31, 2015, Pakistan, Bahawalpur.

Dr. Khadija Malik Bari, Rana Ejaz Ali Khan, Nadia Mahtab, "Sectoral Volatility and National Output Fluctuations in Indian Economy: An ARCH and GARCH Approach", American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Jul 01, 2015, United Arab Emirates, Dubai.

Mr. Faisal Sheikh

Mr. Faisal Sheikh
Faisal Sheikh has been affiliated with the IBA for over the past 5 years. He is currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer at the Jack of Digital, partners of TikTok, Eskimi & Spider Labs in Pakistan. With a vital and extensive pedigree in Digital Marketing, Faisal Sheikh has a track record of leading businesses and organizations towards new heights.

He has previously served in leadership capacities with leading media buying houses, managing international markets. He has successfully created opportunities for business diversification in multiple capacities.

Adil Tanveer

Mr. Adil Tanveer
Mr. Adil Tanveer (IBA Alumnus of 2009) is a marketing professional associated with the Pharmaceutical and Retail textile sector for more than a decade. Along with launching new brands, he has successfully executed campaigns with Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and conducted presentations on interactive online learning platforms for health care professionals on a pan-Pakistan level.

Mr. Adil has completed Digital Marketing Specialization (Online) from the University of Illinois and is a visiting faculty at IBA for Digital Marketing.

Ayesha Javed

Ms. Ayesha Javed
Ms. Ayesha a Digital Evangelist skilled in developing and implementing digital strategies, has over 14 years of corporate, consulting & training experience in diversified fields of marketing, digital marketing, management, consumer research, strategy & transformation across various industries like FMCG, Petroleum, Pharmaceutical, Banking & Advertising. She is an avid entrepreneur and a visiting faculty at IBA and other leading universities.

She has an MBA degree with majors in Marketing & MIS from Institute of Business Administration Karachi supplemented by International certifications and courses in digital marketing from Columbia Business School, Google and Facebook.

Dr. Tariq Mahmood

Dr. Tariq Mahmood
Dr. Tariq Mahmood is 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.

Dr. Muhammad Affan

Dr. Muhammad Affan
Dr. Muhammad Affan Alim has 16 years of teaching, research, and development experience in Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Data Science, pattern classification, computer vision, Optimization of models, and statistical & mathematical analysis. He also has several years of professional experience in software development in Pakistan and the United Kingdom (UK). He has developed several industry-based projects.

Mr. Sohail Imran

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.

Muhammad Rizwan

Mr. Muhammad Rizwan
Muhammad Rizwan provides digital leadership to organizations, from strategy to execution, globally and locally. In his 25+ corporate career, he has worked in both public and private equity spaces with technology-led and digitally-enabled businesses in various management vernaculars, including C-Suite.

His experience includes software offerings from transaction recording to ERP. He has been an official trainer for Oracle ERP (Ebusiness Suite) at Oracle University. More recently, involved in providing businesses actionable intelligence.

He holds a certificate from Stanford University in Machine Learning. A master's degree from Hamdard. Bachelor's degree in Statistics/Commerce and Information Systems. He also carries an international diploma in Software Engineering.

Currently, heading the information systems at Dollar Industries (Pvt) Ltd. He has worked for Hino Pak Motors, Karachi Stock Exchange, CPLC (Car theft software) projects.

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Mr. Muhammad Rizwan
Muhammad Rizwan provides digital leadership to organizations, from strategy to execution, globally and locally. In his 25+ corporate career, he has worked in both public and private equity spaces with technology-led and digitally-enabled businesses in various management vernaculars, including C-Suite.

His experience includes software offerings from transaction recording to ERP. He has been an official trainer for Oracle ERP (Ebusiness Suite) at Oracle University. More recently, involved in providing businesses actionable intelligence.

He holds a certificate from Stanford University in Machine Learning. A Master Degree from Hamdard. Bachelor's degree in Statistics/Commerce and Information Systems. He also carries an international diploma in Software Engineering.

Currently, heading the information systems at Dollar Industries (Pvt) Ltd. He has worked for HinoPak Motors, Karachi Stock Exchange, CPLC (Car theft software) projects.

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Dr. Muhammad Asif Jaffer
Assistant Professor of Accounting & CED, IBA, Karachi
DBA, FCMA (Gold medalist), ACCA
MA (Economics), MSCS (Merit Holder)
Certified SAP Application Associate (CO)

Mr. Shams Naveed Zia

Mr. Shams Naveed Zia

  • Directory Enterprise Development at Object Synergy (Jan-2019 to PRESENT)
  • Head of IT at Dollar Industries Private Limited. (Jan-2016 to Dec-2018)
  • Visiting Faculty at Institute of Business Administration, Karachi (Jan-2007 to PRESENT)
  • Head of IT at Hinopak Motors Limited (Jan-2005 to Dec-2016)
  • Oracle Developer at State Bank of Pakistan (Jun-2004 to Dec-2005)
  • Project Manager at Team Lead at Avior Software (Jan-2000 to Dec-2004)
  • Visiting Faculty at PAF-KIET (Jan-2000 to Dec-2007)
  • Executive Software Engineer at Millenium Software (Jan-1998 to Dec-2000)
  • MBA (MIS), Institute of Business Administration, Karachi - 1997
  • MS (Computer science), SZABIST - IN PROGRESS
  • BE (Mechanical Engineering), University of Engineering and Technology Lahore - 1995