STAFF REPORT IBD: Naveed Ul Haq, an ICT professional from Pakistan, has recently been appointed Chapter Development Manager, Asia-Pacific by the Internet Society (ISOC). He would be working to strengthen and enhance the impact of ISOC and in particular, ISOC chapters, in Asia-Pacific region.
The ISOC is a nonprofit organization founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet related standards, capacity building, and policy, says a press release issued here by the company.
Prior to joining ISOC, Naveed was working with Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) since 2002, most recently as Assistant Director, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).
He is an ICT professional, researcher and technology activist with major area of work surrounded around telecommunication networks and the Internet.
Projects that go to his credit include: Establishment of Internet peering point, formulation of IPv6 monitory group, preparing ICT security guidelines, formulation of Broadband stakeholders group, organizing industry awards for innovative mobile applications and preparing Industry guidelines on telecommunications for disabled and child online protection.
With his deep interest towards community activities for enhancing awareness and participation from individuals towards local and global Internet subjects, he delivered a number of talks to community members and also wrote a number of articles for International blogs and magazines.