The selection of non-official members includes six new members, all of whom have been approved by Punjab’s Chief Minister. All choices take effect immediately.
The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has appointed new non-official department members for the next three years. The selection includes six new members, all of whom have been approved by Punjab’s Chief Minister. All choices take effect immediately.
Non-official members are individuals who are appointed or elected to serve on a government or public body, committee, or council but do not hold an official government position. They are usually appointed to provide expertise, advice, or a public perspective on a particular issue or concern.
Sadia Khan is the CEO of AutoSoft Dynamics. Fatima Mazhar is a member of Colabs’ Advisory Board.
Badar Khushnood: Co-Founder of Fishry.com and Bramerz, Former Twitter and Google Pakistan Country Consultant, Former Chairman of PASHA. Hamesh Khan is the former chairman of the Lahore Stock Exchange and former president of the Punjab Healthcare Commission.
Nabil Shahzad is the COO and Founder of Convenience Stores as well as the Director of Innovation at TBRIX Lahore.
Hammad Mehmood Cheema, Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Eindhoven University, is the Principal and Dean of the School of Interdisciplinary Engineering and Sciences (SINES) and NUST.
In related news, last week, the director general of IT operations at PITB took on the additional charge of chairman of the Punjab IT Board. He is an industry veteran with over 24 years of experience.
PITB Director of Information Technology OperationsFaisal Yousaf succeeds as Chairman of the PITB.
He is credited with working on cutting-edge technological developments for the Punjab government. These were later adopted by other provinces.
Yousaf led the digitization of both back office and front-end services for multiple government departments, including Finance, Law & Order, Health, Agriculture, and Labour & Human Resources, during his tenure as DG PITB.
One of his most notable accomplishments was the establishment of e-Pay Punjab, the province’s first payment aggregator. Using this tool, the government was able to collect more than Rs. 135 billion in lieu of various government levies and taxes. Under his supervision, the Dengue Tracking System was also implemented, which received worldwide acclaim.