Rizwan believes that re-defining the relationship between business and society is critical to addressing the globe’s most pressing issues. He works with corporate executives, non-profit leaders and social entrepreneurs to harness the potential of purpose driven teams to create prosperity and social value. His experience spans starting new businesses, creating winning teams and enhancing shareholders values.
Over the past 30 years, Rizwan has advised executive leaders across multi-national companies, international development agencies and governments, including, Saudi Telecom Company, Intigral, Etisalat Afghanistan, USAID, DFID, International Finance Corporation, and directly with the Pakistani heads of state. Along the way, Rizwan has had the opportunity to work in over 20 countries across 4 continents.
Strategic planning for telecommunications, market outreach, operations optimization, executive training, growth, HCM alignment, BPO, change management, product engineering, M&A, regulatory advocacy, and new business development are his prime and proven capabilities, among others. Being Six Sigma, Green Belt Practitioner provides him an enhanced insight of operational tasks.
His experience comprises Strategic Initiation of new ventures for MNCs; Product and Service Realization, product engineering, Opportunity analysis, market segmentation, product positioning, pricing and launch; Change Management and Business Transformation; Financial Planning, Capex/Opex Management.
Prior to VTT Global, Rizwan worked at Bearing Point Inc, Airrs Associates, Boston Technology, Pay-phone operations (founder and CEO) are some of his major ventures. He has worked extensively in Asia, ME, EU and Americas with demonstrated results in multicultural settings.
Rizwan has a degree of BS Engineering (Electrical) from Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.