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Theme: Internet of Services

This event occurred on
September 15, 2013
4:00pm - 7:00pm PKT
(UTC +5hrs)

Future internet is evolving and converging to services out of space and time context as part of an all-pervasive omnipresent socio-economic fabric, made up of converged services, shared data and an advanced wireless and fixed infrastructure linking people and machines to provide sophisticated services to internet user in near future.
At TEDx DamaneKoh 2013, we are bringing together the best of minds and internet geniuses to create a pool of ideas to BUILD SHARE DELIVER futuristic internet.

Aqs, The Art and Craft Village, 7th Avenue, Islamabad, Pakistan-44000
Islamabad, 44000
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Jhanzeb Azim

A graduate in Management Information Systems from Iowa State University,Jahanzeb started his career in Business Intelligence consulting and has spent over a decade in pursuit of perfecting the art form. Though a core techie at heart, he is a strong believer that technology alone should never be the ultimate goal. This belief has led him to create, in collaboration with the team at Apollo Telecom, business value driven dashboard technology that revolutionizes the way data is acquired and consumed.Currently working as the Vice President of Solutions and Operations at Apollo Telecom, he wants to continue to manipulate and challenge technology to deliver the right answers without ever having to ask a question. And with his past experience in enterprise business intelligence systems, data warehousing, advanced analytics and mobility platforms along with a very talented team at Apollo, he believes together they can continue to revolutionize Information streams for corporate IT.

Sarang Shaikh

Sarang Shaikh is a graduate in telecommunication engineering. He is an energetic person, involved in various extra-curricular activities apart from the academics. A professional blogger by passion, he has attended many events as a speaker. He has been doing talk shoes on Radio FM too. He is technical Events Co-ordinator at IEEE GOLD Karachi Section. His work and achievements diversify a versatile personality.

Awais Imran

As a hobby, Awais Imran has been writing for well over 7 years now, but he turned it into a professional career when he began working for Pakistan’s biggest technology blog ‘Redmond Pie’ in 2009. Since then, Awais’ work has been cited in many reputed international technology publications including Lifehacker, TechCrunch, Engadget, Spider Magazine, NetMag, and more. At 20 years old, he is one of the youngest technology bloggers in Pakistan.Awais is currently working for AddictiveTips and VR-Zone. Besides being an active blogger, he is a Student Ambassador at Google, and a Software Engineering student at NUST.

Nauman Qureshi

Dr. Nauman A. Quereshi is an assistant professor at National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan. He received his PhD in computer science from University of Trento/Center for Information Technology, Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK-CIT), Italy. Before joining his PhD, Dr. Qureshi has worked as a Visiting Faculty at University on North Carolina at Charlotte, USA and as a Lecturer at National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan. His research interests focus on software engineering for self-adaptive software systems. In particular, in his research he investigates novel methods and techniques for engineering adaptive and self-adaptive software systems. His research interests include requirements gathering, requirements representation (requirements modeling), requirements analysis both at design time and at run time. Currently he is investigating novel techniques for requirements engineering at runtime (i.e. reappraisal of requirements at runtime), where requirements are treated as a live artifact by the running system itself targeting adaptive service based applications, mobile application.

Maajid Butt

Majid is a graduate in Computer Sciences; He started his career as a Business Intelligence Consultant working with companies like Teradata and Oracle. Slightly more than a decade into the field, he has a diversified experience in the domains of Predictive analytics, Experience & Performance Management, live reporting interfaces and infrastructure optimization. He is the Vice President of Sales and Strategy at Apollo Telecom and the cofounder of DevDv, where he continues his pursuit, along side a talented team of technical gurus, human sciences experts and design specialists who are working on a synergized roadmap to create the best Human Machine Collaboration Interface (HMCI) platform in the industry.

Organizing team


Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Bisma Hayat