Management Team

Asad Karim

Chief Executive Officer

Asad is a serial entrepreneur with 30 years work history of setting up new businesses in diversified market segments including social sector. Personally managing TeleTaleem, He effectively launched innovative educational solutions to achieve recognition within the public education system and development financial fraternity. He has been a major contributor to Pakistan's IT policy and was a member of the IT Advisory Board. He has also served as the president of IT Manufacturer's Association of Pakistan and General Secretary PASHA. He is a board member of TIE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Islamabad.

Mahmood Hussain

CTO TeleTaleem & COO Comcept

Mahmood has 28+ years of experience in design and development of ICT products and services. He possesses diverse expertise in architecting large-scale, high availability technology platforms including hardware and software components. Mahmood was instrumental in defining the services and applications framework to build TeleTaleem’s Advanced Learning Environment. He has also lead similar efforts in another group venture called TeleSehat, serving healthcare sector in Pakistan.

Mohsin.A.Qazi

Chief Financial Officer

He is a seasoned business manager and entrepreneur with over 18 years of experience in finance, executive management, governance in the private sector and research & development. Previously, he has served as the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of wi-tribe Pakistan and is a founding partner of Comcept (Private) Limited. He has also worked with Pakistan’s Ministry of Finance and the ADB on a technical assistance Programme.

Zulfiqar Qazalbaksh

Chief Marketing Officer

Mr. Qazilbash has more than 25 years of professional experience in US, Middle East and Pakistan markets. As a consultant, he has been heavily involved in market research, partner development and business planning activities in the e-education, e-healthcare and related development sectors. Previously, he was employed as Vice President Commercial for Transworld Associates which is Pakistan's APEX company for internet backhaul services. Under his leadership the company reached #1 status in the market. He is on the Board of Directors in TIE Islamabad and is a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary Club, Islamabad. 

Khurram Sultan

Director Programs

Khurram has a rich exposure of over 12 years spearheading Business, Strategy, Development and Program Management functions. At TeleTaleem, he provides leadership to cross-functional program teams designing and implementing innovative educational solutions. Most recently, he has served as PD for Learning Boost (LB) projects in Punjab & KP under SNG programme. Prior to that he also served as PD for Ilm-on-Wheels project under DFID’s Ilm-ideas innovation fund. He has previously headed Marketing and Business Development at TeleTaleem, and in his capacity as the Head of Education Business Unit at Comcept; remained involved in all stages of setting up TeleTaleem's operations. He has been interacting very closely with Governments, Development Sector, Donors and other stakeholders on challenges facing the Education sector.

Mehrdad Yousaf

Director Academics

40+ years of experience in Academic Management and Education Policy making. Current and previous positions of responsibility include Consultant US Aid (Pre-step), Consultant UNICEF, Consultant Asian Development Bank, Consultant European Union, Secretary Education, Secretary Health & Local Government, Northern Areas, Director Education, Northern Areas, Director Education, Islamabad, Principal, Degree College, Gilgit, Principal, Degree College, Skardu, Principal, Intermediate College, Chilas, Principal, Degree College, Skardu, Lecturer, and Head teacher.

Luna Banuri

Director Global Partnership 

Luna has 22 years of experience implementing projects in over dozen countries. A dynamic project manager and strategy consultant, she has led cross-functional teams to implement projects in various post conflict communities. She posses domestic and international experience in gender, technology, education, training, research and development and have established businesses and products. She has been working on problems that require innovative technology and new business models to deliver direct social benefits. She has been a consultant to the UNDP, UNICEF and World Bank amongst others and is focused on combining the power of digital technologies with learning techniques to deliver education and training. She has a track record of translating her original ideas, and the ideas of individuals and teams, into implementable plans and sustainable businesses. She uses her interdisciplinary experience, community development background, and academic training to tackle educational issues across diverse assignments. Last 10 years of her career have been a blend of entrepreneurship and disciplined strategy.