About Managing Director

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Sheikh Kabir Ahmed is a Freedom Fighter, Born in 1950.

Graduated from Gurudayal College under Dhaka University in Science (BSC) in 1970.

Studied Law (LLB), from Mymensingh Law College from 1973 to 1975.

Left for United Kingdom for Higher studies in 1975.  Studied Business studies from College Swindon, Wilts and Certified Accountancy from South West London College and completed his Certified Accountancy (CA) from England.

He studied and worked there for 15 years before forming the First Export Oriented   Software Industry in Bangladesh in 1989 with the venture capital from Bangladesh Shilpa Bank and came back to Bangladesh in 1990.

Mr. Ahmed is one of the founders of IBCS-PRIMAX Software (Bangladesh) Ltd, a pioneer and most successful Computer Software Company in Bangladesh.

He was the Managing Director of the Company till 2014 and now a Director, Mr. Ahmed has immense contribution in building IBCS-PRIMAX as one of the largest and well reputed IT Company in Bangladesh since 1989. For the last 26 years he has worked hard to promote Information Technology in Bangladesh.

He is one of the promoters of Digital Bangladesh announced by the Honb. Prime minister Sheikh Hasina.

In 2014, Mr. Ahmed formed “OraTech Consulting Ltd” an IT Management and Consultancy House dedicated to develop top quality ICT Based Management and Consultancy, International quality Software and services and Specialized advanced Cyber Security Solution for Bangladesh market.

He is the Vice Chairman of “Terratech Ltd”, a Company formed comprising of 10 largest IT company in Bangladesh for working in large Software project in Bangladesh and abroad.

He is also the Partner of an E-Commerce venture called “Onnokichhu.com”.

Professional Bodies:

Bangladesh Association of Software and IT Services (BASIS)

Mr. Ahmed is one of the founder of Bangladesh Association of Software and IT Services   (BASIS), the only IT Association for Software and Services in Bangladesh and was the elected Director for two terms.

 He was the   Chairman of the Standing Committee of BASIS to promote Local Market development of IT, and was also the Chairman of the Standing Committee to “Access to Finance”.

Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS)

He was one of the founder members of Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS), an Association for Computer Hardware and Services. He was the Advisor of the Association and the Chairman of the Standing Committee for “Legal Affairs, Policy and Intellectual Property Regulation (IPR).

 Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry:        General member.

India Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and industry:  General member.

Achievements and Awards:

Year

Type

Description

2001

President Gold Medal

For outstanding performance in IT Sector in Bangladesh by      the Honb. President of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed. Also present Ex Honb. President late Mr. Zillur Rahman and present Honb. President Advocate Md. Abdul Hamid.

2004

Business Award in Srilanka

Best partners award provided by Executive partners Forum ORACLE Corporation, USA

2006

ASEAN Business Award

ASEAN Partners award given by ORACLE Corporation, USA for best performance of the year in Software and IT in Kualalampur, Malaysia.

2010

Digital Award

Award given by Bangladesh Computer Samity ( BCS ) for the contribution towards creating Digital  Bangladesh.

2010

Global ICT Summit, India

Award given for the contribution in ICT Sector in Bangladesh and presentation made in the Global  India ICT Summit in NewDelhi.

2012

Digital Crest

Awarded by Bangladesh Association of Software and ITES Services    (BASIS )  for outstanding contribution in development of IT Industry in Bangladesh.

Delegation Abroad:

Year

Location

Description

1999 &2000

LasVagas, USA

Team Member of BASIS delegation in “Comdex Fall”, a world largest IT Event. Team lead by (late) Mr. Abdul Jalil, Minister for Commerce and Industry.

2006

Kualalampur, Malaysia

ASEAN IT event as team member.

2009

Hyderabad, India

Member of the trade delegation, organized by India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and India Chamber of Commerce. Team lead by Mr. Razu Uddin Razu, Honb. Minister for Tele-Communication.

2010

New Delhi, India

Team leader  and invited speaker in the conference  at  the “GLOBAL INDIA SUMMIT” Organized by the Indian Chamber of Commerce.

2010

Denmark & Netherland

Team member, BASIS Delegation on B2B meetings on IT&ITES

2011

Puna, India

Delegation Leader at “INDIA SOFT “, an Exclusive International IT exhibition and Conference organized by Electronics and Computer Software Export Council.

2012

Hanover, Germany

Team leader, IT Delegation at “Ce-Bit”, largest IT and Software event in the world.

2012

Stockholm, Sweden

Team leader, IT delegation at “Easy Fair”, an International Expo and Digital marketing.

Political:

Year

Description

1965

Joined East Pakistan Student league in Kishoregonj when Honb. President Advocate Abdul Hamid was the founder and president of Student league of Kishoregonj.

1967

Became the General Secretary of Kishoregonj  Sub Division Student League.

1966

Lead six point movement in Kishoregonj.

1969

Lead eleven point movement in Kishoregonj.

1970

Lead Election campaign for Late Syed Nazrul Islam for National Assembly and his Brother Late Abdus Satter in Provincial Assembly from Kishorgonj.

1971

Joined the liberation movement.

Now an executive member of Kishoregonj district Awami league.

 



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