The Team 2017-12-04T15:23:26+00:00

Meet the passionate team behind Tech Valley!

Umar Farooq

The Co-Founder / CEO @Tech Valley
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The lead behind Tech Valley, with his entrepreneurial mindset, Mr. Umar has successfully launched first online Hazara Portal of the region. With 17+ years of experience abroad, working in top-notch IT companies in the world, Umar is all set to deliver his expertise in his native town, Abbottabad.

Abdullah Ijaz

The Co-Founder & Strategist Lead @Tech Valley

As a strategy lead and Co-founder of Tech Valley, Mr. Abdullah strongly believes in designing mechanisms and channels to promote social entrepreneurship eco-system in Pakistan. An Idealist, thinker and with the can-do attitude, he has been able to launch first ever “Social Innovation Challenge” in Pakistan.

Madiha Shafiq

The Co-Founder & Research Lead @Tech Valley

A researcher by training with a Masters degree from Bauer College of Business (University of Houston) US and MS-Management from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology. She hold an experience of working with Swiss Development agency post-earthquake of 2005. She is a Gold Medalist, Best Graduate as well as Fulbright Scholar.

Rafaqat Ali

The Engagement Lead @Tech Valley

With 15+ years of experience, Rafaqat Ali as engagement lead is crucial to our success as a company, and defines the work we do. He is a regular contributor to the firm’s thought leadership efforts. He masters the art of creating executive level relationships in organizations.

Syeda Zehra

The Head of Learning & Development @Tech Valley

Ms. Zehra is head of training and development contributing towards the growth of organization by setting new records of accomplishment aligned with the company set business goals and objectives. She adapt well to change and enjoy new challenges.

Ummay Kulsoom

The Head of GWCP & Incubation @Tech Valley

With the strong urge and motivation to do something to facilitate people and society she is head of incubation and looking forward to work on creative ideas. She is an education professional with a MS focused in Networks from NUST -SEECS with a demonstrated history of working in the e-learning industry and supervising funded projects. She has an experience of working with people from diverse background with writing grants application(s) for social facilitation projects.

Saima Gul

The IT Manager / Lead Trainer @Tech Valley

Ms.Saima Gul is IT manager making solid contribution as a useful member of the team of professionals by exhibiting the skills and efficiency she has. With ten years of experience in website development. She is a lead trainer of Girls Who Code Pakistan program too. She enjoys creative challenges and loves to play with colors, themes and designs.

Muhammad Adil Khan

The Community Manager / Lead Trainer @Tech Valley

Muhammad Adil Khan is a young and passionate software engineer holding a gold medal in his field and IEEE national level winner(2014). He works closely with our outreach contacts to create and sustain mutually-benefiting as a community manager and lead trainer of android development and Girls Who Code Pakistan.


The Front Desk Manager @Tech Valley

Full of energy with an eye on all activities in the space, Ms. Sana Khan ensure smooth day-to-day organizational operations and ensures quality customer service at the Front Desk.