Experts in the Field

Uzair Shahid - fostering business incubation in Pakistan

Uzair is an alumni of Harvard University (ā€™20), the International Visitor Leadership Program of the US State Department (ā€™16), and has more than 12 years of industry experience in the public and private sectors.

For 3 years, he helped startups achieve success through his role as Head of the Technology Business Incubation Program of the Punjab Government in Pakistan. This program, Plan9, is still the largest tech incubator in Pakistan, with thousands of aspiring young entrepreneurs looking to it for support and mentorship in the early stages of their startup journey.

He is currently in charge of the core incubation program at the Takhleeq Business Incubator, where he is developing a recipe for impactful incubation within a private university setting.
In this expert series Uzair shares anecdotes, knowledge and advice that he has gathered over the last decade of his career working in innovation incubation.