Leaders in Islamabad 2019

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The LEADERS IN ISLAMABAD Business Summit is providing an extravagant atmosphere, a dynamic mix of individuals, a gathering of vibrant strategists and business thinkers, futurists, innovators, ministers, and a show of some of the most pulsating corporates and distinguished academicians. The summit allows leading business figures from around the world to present their ideas and effective business strategies in a discussion to address leadership and business concerns crucial to today's world decision makers.
Digital Economy, Digital Transformation, The Future of Work, Future of Finance, Future of D&I, Artificial Intelligence, Innovation, Future of Blockchain, Leadership, Social Enterprise, Geo-political Backdrop, Strategy, Regional Connectivity
Nominations will be confirmed subject to receipt of participation fee. Once a nomination is confirmed and subsequently the candidate is unable to attend the summit, the fee paid will not be refunded. However a substitute participant will be allowed. Draft / cheque should be issued in favor of ‘NUTSHELL FORUM’ being the nomination fee for the Leaders in Islamabad. Organizers reserve the right to alter the program.
Wendy Gilmour, High Commissioner of Canada in Pakistan
Distinguished Engineer, CISCO & Chief Technology Officer, Viptela, USA
Leaders Mentor & Founder, Quest 4 Wisdom Academy
CEO, European Institute of Asian Studies, Brussels
Ali Akhai
Chairman, Martin Dow Group
Syed Veqar ul Islam
CEO & Director, Jaffer Business Systems
Co-founder & CEO, Gzero & Co-founder & Chairman, S Financial, China
Xianhong Yang
Country Director Pakistan, Asian Development Bank
Valantina Qussisiya
CEO of Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation (AHSF), Jordan
Tyler Cowen
Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics, George Mason University, USA
Thomas Drew
British High Commissioner in Pakistan
General Manager Pakistan, Uber
Syed Ahmad
Chairman, Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES
Co-founder, SingularityNET & Founding Partner, FinNX, Italy
Shah Mahmood Qureshi
Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs
Saquib Ahmed
Country Managing Director Pakistan, SAP
Sam Lee
Founder & CEO, Blockchain Global Limited, Australia
Sajjad Karim
Member of the European Parliament
Roshan Mahanama
Former Cricket Captain of Sri Lanka
Rocco Rossi
President, Ontario Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Canada
Managing Director – Africa & Middle East, 3M
Richard Tan
Chairman, Success Resources & Success Global Media, Singapore
Reza Moridi
Former Minister Research, Innovation & Science, Ontario
Olga Diakova
Chairperson Central Europe, David Lynch Foundation & CEO, 02PR
Nathan Sivagananathan
Chairman & CEO, MAS Holdings, Sri Lanka
Nadeem Shaikh
President Global Digital Financial Services of Veon
Mohsin Muzaffer
Head of Business Development of Payoneer
Miguel Vega
Vice President Cognitive Systems – Middle East & Africa, IBM
Michael Sung
Co-Director, Fintech Research Center, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University
Margaret Adamson
High Commissioner of Australia in Pakistan
Louie DiPalma
Vice President SME Programs & Global Growth, Ontario Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Leyla Delic
Chief Information & Digital Officer, Coca-Cola International, Turkey
Kashif Khan
Co-founder, Abwab Capital, Dubai
Juwan Lee
Group Chairman & CEO, NexChange & CEO, Arrakis Ventures Family Office, USA
Julia Middleton
Founder, Common Purpose UK & Author of “Beyond Authority: Leadership in a Changing World”
Jonathan Doerr
Co-CEO, Daraz (owned by Alibaba Group)
John Newbigin OBE
Founder Chair of Creative England & Ambassador for Creative Industries for the Mayor of London
John Defterios
CNN Business’ Emerging Markets Editor & Anchor
James Michael Lafferty
Olympic Coach, Author, Philanthropist & Speaker
Ismail Amla
Chief Growth Officer, CAPITA, UK
Hina Rabbani Khar
Member National Assembly & Former Foreigner Minister of Pakistan
Hans Wahl
Director, INSEAD’s Social Impact Initiative, France
Gordon Lu
President, Instanza Group, China
Evan Klassen
Best Selling Author, Award Winning Speaker and Entrepreneur, Germany
Eithne Treanor
CNBC’s Special Consultant and International Broadcaster from Ireland
Adviser to the Prime Minister of Bahrain & Chairman, IFTDO
Dmitry Gorilovskiy
Founder & CEO, Woodenshark, USA and Moeco, Russia
President, Perseus Group, Canada
Basima Abdul Rahman
World Economic Forum’s Global Shaper & Founder, KESK, Iraq
Ayla Majid
Global Council Member, ACCA & Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum
Asad Umar
Federal Minister for Finance & Economic Affairs
Alexander Shulgin
Founder & CEO, Gruppa Kompaniy Familia, Russia
Ahmed Al-Faifi
SVP & Managing Director – Middle East North, SAP
Abdul Razak Dawood
Federal Minister for Commerce & Investment
Minister of State for HRD
Managing Director, S&P Global
CEO, Inbox Business Technologies Limited
Shazia Syed
Chairperson & CEO, Unilever Pakistan Limited Vice President, OICCI – Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Manuel Kuehn
Executive Vice President Strategy Middle East, Siemens LLC
Asif Akram
Global Management Consulting Executive
Chairman, Pathfinder Group & Director, EastWest Institute, USA
CEO, NBP Fullerton Asset Management
Mudassar Aqil
CEO, FINCA Microfinance Bank Limited
Kimihide Ando
CEO for Pakistan & SVP, Mitsubishi Corporation, Japan
Irfan Wahab Khan
CEO, Telenor Pakistan
Helen Brand
Global CEO, ACCA
Francis Davis
UK’s Ministerial Adviser; Professor of Innovation, St Mary’s University & Professor of Public Policy, University of Birmingham
Trustee, LUMS & Regional Director, AbacusConsulting
Chairman, Interactive Group of Companies
Managing Director, Pakistan Stock Exchange
Federal Minister for Interior and Planning, Development & Reforms
CEO & Co-founder, SEED & Visiting Professor Innovation & Social Enterprise, St Mary’s University London
Chief Executive Officer, Ignite – National Technology Fund
Zouhair Khaliq
Telecom Veteran & Managing Director, ICE Advisors Limited
CEO, Engage Consulting – Pakistan, Malaysia & UAE & Principal Consultant, RBL Group Middle East
Country Director Pakistan, The World Bank
Zobaida Jalal
Federal Minister for Defence Production
Federal Minister for Education, Professional Training, National History & Literary Heritage
Chairman & CEO, Kansai Paints (Pvt.) Limited
Country General Manager  Pakistan & Afghanistan, IBM
CEO, HUBCO & President, OICC
1 Table for 10 Delegates
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PKR 125,000

(include two lunches, refreshment breaks, conference kit and participation certificate)

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PKR 16,000
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PKR 14,000
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