Staff Report ISD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) organized a session on “Disruptive Innovation.” The session was aimed to support the talented leaders of the company to stay abreast with the latest research findings, technological discoveries and insights and sustain the technological leadership of PTCL.
The focal speaker of the session was Mark Zawacki, a USA based business strategist, board advisor, keynote speaker and Angel investor, in pursuance of its objective of looking beyond its own progressiveness and towards the greater good of the telecom sector.
Mark Zawacki, shared his profound knowledge on the subject carrying the unique case of technological shift in Silicon Valley.
The session was attended by President and CEO PTCL, Walid Irshaid, Chairman PTA Dr. Syed Ismail Shah, DG Technical ISI Maj. General Amir Azeem Bajwa HI(M), MD TF General Rao, CEO Telenor, Michael Patrick Foley, CEO Ufone, Abdul Aziz, CEO USF Faisal Sattar, ED FAB Brigadier Sami, representatives from Ministry of IT and Telecom Mr. Tariq Sultan, Mr. Abdus Samad, and other high profile dignitaries and top management representation from Mobilink, Huawei, Zong, ZTE, UBank, FAB, TF, ICT RandD Fund, ISI, USF, Askari Bank, Nadra, IB, HEC, Google and Academia.
The session was concluded with a note of appreciation by the President and CEO PTCL, Walid Irshaid and CHRO PTCL Syed Mazhar Hussain.
Walid Irshaid, President and CEO PTCL highly recognized the participation of distinguished delegates elaborating that Mr. Marks exceptional knowledge on Disruptive Innovation is indeed invaluable in order to respond to rapid improvements in technology and to generate revolutionary ideas for a progressive organization.
Syed Mazhar Hussain, CHRO PTCL said that PTCL is cognizant of the changing landscape of telecom industry and continues to promote divergent and non-linear thinking for driving innovation, escaping conventionalism, creating strategic roadmaps, and envisioning the future. The session would help to assist employees to respond to the fast paced change in order to create a meaningful difference.
The thought-provoking breakout session with PTCLs key business partners, dignitaries and officials from a range of telecommunication industries was highly interactive and inspiring.