Reporting to the CEO, Kashif is responsible for defining and managing the overall technology strategy across all the verticals for the company. He was previously the Chief Information Technology Officer at Celcom Axiata Bhd, Malaysia's second largest mobile network operator, where he managed a significantly large portfolio of business and technology capabilities and applications such as Postpaid and Prepaid Rating and Billing, Call Centre technologies, Enterprise Information Security, ERP and Digital Services.
Currently, he assists in the development of the roadmap of Axiata Digital Services investments and helps make strategic decisions on whether the enabling technologies should be developed in-house, in collaboration with its partners or acquired through acquisitions or joint ventures. Kashif also oversees the in house development and support of the digital enablement platforms that are developed and maintained by the technology team.
Kashif is a highly accomplished senior executive with a successful track record of delivering award winning business results. He has 15+ years of leadership experience in providing strategic transformational business solutions to companies around the globe. Kashif has a rare mix of world-class business, strategic, technical, solution delivery and operational skills. He has Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering and Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science from NYU Polytechnic and was awarded the prestigious teaching fellowship for the masters program by the university.