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Judges Orientation

Our Judges



Each year National Idea Bank will conduct several unique nationwide idea competitions judged by panel of judges created from a pool of about 300 highly qualified, world-class experts from across government organizations, academia, industry, finance, incubation centers, marketing, manufacturing, etc. All these experts are very senior leaders who are highly qualified and have decades of proven experience in Pakistan, USA, Canada, Europe and Middle-East. Further, they all have a passionate desire to help Pakistan prosper by helping the new generation fulfill their dreams while helping to solve problems of national significance.


Operational & Fraud Risk Head at First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB)

Aamir Ali

Agricultural engineer in Pakistan Agricultural Research Council as a Senior Scientific Officer, since 1996.

Dr. Abdul Ghani Soomro

Associate Professor

Dr. Abdul Waheed

Co-Founder Media360 Communications

Adeeb Ali

Director Academics & Assistant Professor at PAF-KIET

Adnan Anwar

Startup Coach at ScaleX

Adnan Faisal

Assistant Professor at Karachi University

Dr. Adnan Khan

PhD from Technical University Munich, Head of Department of Computer Sciences at the Karakorum International University

Aftab khan

Partner – Zahid Jamil & Co, Chartered Accountants (Member Firm of PrimeGlobal)

Ahmad Suleman Zahid

Chartered Accountant and Performance Management Specialist

Ahmed Saleem

Educationist, trainer on effective digital marketing skills at University of Sialkot.

Ahmed Tahir

CEO at A J Ventures, Founder iwant.pk

Ahsan Jabbar

Lecturer at University of Sialkot

Ahtesham Zahid

Business Analysis Manager, Cisco Systems

Aisha Memon

Program Manager PMIU Sindh Basic Education, USAID Program. An accomplished and committed Administrative Services Officer of Pakistan

Dr. Amber Mir

Councillor at London Borough of Brent

Amer Agha

Corporate leader, Energy & Development professional

Amjad Parvez Janjua

Director General at Center of Information Technology ( CIT )

Ammar Jaffri

Marketing & Product strategist | Storyteller | Startup Growth Advisor

Amna Quraishi

Maxillofacial Radiologist

Anas Athar

Agricultural Engineer

Dr. Aneela Hameem Memon

Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) at Dr. Ziauddin Group of Hospitals

Anjum Khamisani

Incubator Program Manager, Startup Community Builder, Entreprenuership Evangelist

Anum Naseem

Head of Highways and Transportation

Anwar Shah


Arch. Shahid Sattar

Senior Vice President OULA

Arfa Danish

Assistant Professor

Dr. Arifa Bhutto

Head of the Environmental Sciences Department

Dr. Arifa Tahir

CEO at Training Institute for Mentors Excellence (TIME)

Arooj Saqib

Head of Commercial Innovation at foodpanda

Arsalan Mahmood

Infrastructure Development of Logistic Parks, as a Project Manager

Arshad Hussain Hashmi


Prof. Dr. Arshad Javaid

Global Head of Marketplace at Daraz (Alibaba) | Ex-Careem (Uber)

Arusha Imtiaz

Entrepreneur, Community Builder, Pakistan's Tech Evangelist, CEO Ejad Labs

Arzish Azam

Product Engineer at Analog Devices

Dr. Ashad Mustufa

Managing Partner at IQ Capital Plus

Asif Haider Mirza

President and CEO at GenNext Chartered Professional Accountants

Asifa Baig


Aslam Shekha

A successful E-commerce Entrepreneur, and Mentor,  President Jumpstart Pakistan San Diego Chapter.

Asma Amin

Enrolled in Phd – Pide

Asma Jabeen

Associate Professor at PAF-Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology

Dr. Atif Aziz

Assistant Professor, School of Economics

Dr. Atif Khan Jadoon

Well-Rounded, experienced Business Transformation Coach

Atique Ur Rehman

Anchor at Canada News Channel

Atiya Siddiqui

Professor at Agriculture University Multan

Dr. Ayesha Hakim

Secretary General of The American Business Council of Pakistan

Ayesha Tahir Masood

Acting Pro Vice Chancellor, Sindh University Campus Dadu

Prof. Dr. Azhar Ali Shah

IT Strategy & Innovation. Group CIO at Engro

Azhar Nawaz


CEO of Asia Petroleum Limited

Babar Hamid

Associate Professor

Dr. Bhai Khan

Assistant Professor

Dr. Bisharat Rasool


Director at Magna Carta College, Oxford's Independent Business School

Ejaz Ashraf Chowdary


Chief Information Officer United Bank Limited

Faisal Anwar

Member FM's Culture/ Diplomacy Group – Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan

Ar. Faisal Arshad

Director (Impact Investing) Board of Investment

Faisal Khokhar

Founder & CEO at Teqxs Inc.

Faisal Saeed

Founder and Executive Director PAGE

Fajar Rabia Pasha

PSX's Company Secretary and Head of Legal & Corporate Affairs, HEC Approved PhD Supervisor, Non-Executive Director of PICG

Dr. Fakhara Rizwan

Sr. Manager, Market Risk Management

Faraz Masood, FRM

Consultant at Liberty Global

Farhan Mehmood


Farhan Shahzad

CEO & CIO | AI, ML, IOT, Data Science| IT Leader | Mentor | Analyst | Speaker | Tech Entrepreneur

Farhan Tufail

Founder President Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies- IPDS

Farhat Asif

Senior Lecturer Supply Chain Management, Director Professional Development Center & Director Corporate Social Responsibility at DHA Suffa University

Farhat Umer

CEO at OCLITS (Pvt) Ltd, CTO at OSMANI Group of Companies

Farid Ghori

Founder, EDTW, CEO IKL , Educator, Cambridge & Harvard Alumnus, Commonwealth Scholar

Dr. Farrah Arif

Associate Professor at NED University of Engineering and Technology

Farrukh Arif, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Dr. Fiza Qureshi

PhD (Pharmacy Practice) Assistant ProfessorUniversity College of PharmacyUniversity of the Punjab

Dr. Furqan Khurshid Hashmi

Founder at TheFourDees

Furqan Qureshi


Co-Founder at Khuddar Pakistan

Dr. Ghazala Sadiq

Director of Center of Excellence for Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain (CRAIB) and Associate Professor Computer Science Department

Dr. Ghulam Mujtaba Shaikh

VP at Citigroup . Software professional with strong software design, development, programming, and problem solving skills.

Dr. Ghulam Nabi

Chief Technology Officer | Entrepreneur | Inventor | Data Science |Adviser | Board Member | Technology Executive | Integration

Ghulam Nabi Shah

An entrepreneur, digital marketer and mentor with eight years of global experience.Founder and Principal Consultant at Needs Online Pvt. Ltd, and as a Digital Marketing Trainer at Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB).

Ghulam Rehman



Engr Hafsa Lateef

Principal InfoSec and Compliance Consultant

Hamayun Deura


Haroon Kanth

Chief Executive Officer at Technology Junction

Haroon Mushtaq

Assistant Professor

Dr. Hassan Mujtaba Nawaz Saleem

Consultant General and Colorectal surgeon

Hassan Mukhtar


Hassan Sadaqat

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Advisor for Helvetas Swiss Interco-operation

Huma Imdad


Program Officer at Punjab Information Technology Board

Ijlal Hussain

Assistant Professor

Dr. Imran Khan

Chief Information Officer / Digital Banking / Digital Transformation at Dubai Islamic Bank

Imran Soomro

Assistant Professor COMSAT Abbotabad

Imtiaz Ahmad

Senior Environmental Engineer

Dr Imtiaz Ali Shah

Lecturer/Coach/Mentor in Business and Management, Leadership, Organisational Behaviour, Learning and Development, and Gender Issues

Iram Tahir

Associate Professor at Institute of Business Administration

Dr. Irum Saba

SAP/IT Services and Project Management | Change Leader – aligning people and business processes with technology

Ishtiaq Salim


Entrepreneur/ Investor/ Wall St & Economy Analyst

Jawad Qureshi

Postdoctoral Researcher at ERCIM

Javed Ahmed

Skill Trainer, Training Manager, Teacher, Research and Development Professional

Javed Larik

Associate Professor

Dr. Javeed Ashraf Awan

Chief Executive Officer at Basecamp IT Solutions

Jawad Ahmed

Partner in theBPO, fellow member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW)

Jawad Chughtai

Professor of Material Chemistry at UCL, UK

Professor Jawwad A. Darr


Junaid Ghaffar

CEO Knowledge360, Author ,Researcher, Knowledge Management Consultant

Dr. Junaid Rehman Shaikh



Prof. Dr. Kamran Khan

Sr. Program Director-IT Construction and Growth at City of Hope

Kamran Mirza


PROF. DR. Kamran Taj Pathan

Associate Professor at University of Sialkot

Dr. Kausar Abbas


Khalid Mirza

Family physician

Khalid Naeem


Prof. Dr. Khalil-UR-Rahmen

Founder and Managing Director of Shanon – Advance Engineering & Digital Construction Consulting Group

Dr. Khuram Iqbal

CEO at JumpStart Pakistan

Khurram M. Zuberi

CEO at Kay & Emms (pvt) Ltd

Dr. Khurram Tariq


Chairperson Trade Turner | CEO Entrepreneur's Ecole | CEO SHEWURT | Founder and President Women Ascension

Maheen Amjad

Economic Specialist | U.S. Consulate General Karachi

Mahreen Kashif Ghayas

Professor, head of department, – Business management


Network Security Engineer at Bell Canada

Majid Akhtar

Assistant Professor

Dr. Majid Ali

Director Strategy & Business Dev , Board Member, Investment Banking

Maleeha Mimi Bangash

Heading the Open Banking & Change Leadership Department in the Digital Group at JS Bank

Mariam Khan

Assistant Professor

Dr. Maroof Bin Rauf

Director Research Evaluation and Monitoring Unit (REMU)

Maryam Rab

VP SAWDF ( South Asian Women development Forum; SAARC sister concern)

Maryyam Khan

Startup <–> VC Connector! Partner at Karavan

Meenah Tariq

Tech Business Products | UX | Entreprenuership Consultant | Trainer

Merai Syed

Founder-Center for Health Innovation and Transformation

Minhaj Qidwai

Marketing & Digital Transformation Exp., Cloud, Payments, Blockchain

Moazzam Kamran

Professor at Florida Atlantic University

Mohammad Ilyas

Entrepreneur, FinTech & Digital Payments Expert

Mohammad Anwar Khan

CEO of Inbox Business Technologies Limited.

Mohsin Ali

Co-Founder and CEO at IdeoMetriX | Visual Designer | Trainer

Mohsin Amir

Principal Engineering Manager at Microsoft and President PWiC

Muazma Zahid

Adnan is a Software Architect, Speaker, and Entrepreneur.

Muhammad Adnan

Associate Professor

Dr. Muhammad Akram

Director ORIC at University of Engineering and Technology Mardan, Pakistan

Dr. Muhammad Ali

Associate Professor & Chairman Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences,University of the Punjab, Lahore

Dr. Muhammad Bilal Chatta


M.Farhan Iqbal


Muhammad Ilyas

Director occupational safety and health

Dr. Muhammad Imran

Advocate High Court, Public Finance and Real Estate Developer

M Ishaq Beryar

Principal Strategist @ Xcelliti Candidate Lead Appraiser CMMI Dev 2.0

Muhammad Kashif Jamil

Chief Information Security Officer

Muhammad Maad

Faculty of Marketing

Muhammad Muzamil Sattar

Senior Lecturer HRM and People Analytics at Royal Docks School of Business and Law, The University of East London, UK

Dr. M Naseer Akhtar

Founder and CEO, Rabail Technologies (Eminent Engineering). Entrepreneur, Trainer, and Researcher.He is Gold medalist of UET Peshawar.

Muhammad Nasir Jamal

Assistant Professor at University of the Punjab

Dr. Muhammad Shahbaz Aslam

Business Incubator Management / Project Management/ Fundraising and Advancement Specialist

Muhammad Shah Khan

Director (Research & Development), HEC Islamabad

Dr. Muhammad Tahir Ali Shah

Certified Scrum Master | Bussiness Analyst | Data Analyst | Event Manager

Muhammad Usman Javed

Associate Professor in Department of Freshwater Biology and Fisheries

Dr. Muhammad Younis Laghari

Director and Country Representative

Muhammad Zeeshan Farooque Abro

Chief Executive Officer at JS Fuel ( Private) Limited

Mujtaba Jafarey

PUAN member, an official facilitator and trainer of British Council Active citizenship program, member Community Resilience Research Network (SDPI), Intel Trainer and ISO 9001:2000

Dr. Mustafa Hyder


Muzaffar Din


A technologist, serial entrepreneur, and a polymath.

Nabil Shahzad

Founder & CEO, Femprow | Founder, Sheops

Nadia Patel

Education Expert

Dr. Nadir Hussain

Professor, head of department – Engineering, Computer Science

Naeem Ayaz

Chairman Federal Institute of Health Sciences Group,International Journalist

Naeem Masood

Partner at Mighty Capital

Naeem Raza

Assistant Professor

Dr. Najeeb Ullah

Independent Management Consulting Professional

Naqi Azam Syed

Senior Chartered Accountant and was Managing Partner atEY Ford Rhodes

Naseem Akbar

Vice President PMP | Raymond James Ltd

Nasir Khan Khattak

Digital Transformation Leadership Role

Nasir Naqvi

CEO & Founder – iVolve Technologies

Nauman Vawda

PHD Student at University of Surrey

Dr. Naveed Akhtar Qureshi

Entrepreneur and Payment Systems Developer

Naveed Tejani

CEO at Intelligent Hardware Labs

Nazir Sangi

Deputy CEO ZONG – China Mobile Pakistan

Niaz Malik

CEO Tareenity Ltd (Lahore, London & Dubai)

Noman Tareen

Chief Information Officer at Thal Limited, House of Habib

Noor us Samad


Managing Director Pak at Afiniti

Osman Asghar


Professor & Head of the Software Engineering Department, QUEST University Nawabshah,

Prof. Dr. Pardeep kumar

Assistant Professor at Institute of Geology University of The Punjab, Lahore

Dr. Perveiz Khalid

Assistan Professor at IT Sindh Agriculture University

Dr. Pinial Khan Butt


Nephrology Specialist in Evansville

Dr. Qamaruddoja Khan, MD

ABBOTT Energy & Environment Consulting Inc

Dr. Qamar Malik

Lead Automation Engineer at Fanatics, Inc.

Qazi Siddiqui

Professor at University of Karachi

Prof. Dr. Qudsia Tariq

USA & CANADA Healthcare Business Management / Revenue Cycle Management/ 10 years of experience / Co-Founder at SMB

Qurat Ul Ain Ajmal


CEO E.Educators|Vice Chairperson Young Entrepreneurs Departmental Committee SCCI|Program Designer|Brand Strategiest

Rabia Armaghan Agha

Chief Technology Officer, Habib Schools and Habib Education Trust & President Elect, PMI Karachi Pakistan Chapter

Rabia Saleem

Director Institute of Education Research

Prof. Dr. Rafaqat Ali Akbar

Author | Entrepreneur | Cybersecurity Strategy Advisor

Rafeeq Rehman

Associate Professor

Dr. Rafique Ahmed Lashari

Associate Professor & Chairperson Department of Biotechnology, University of Karachi

Raheela Rahmat Zohra


Dr. Razia Sultana

Professor and Executive Associate Dean at The University of British Columbia

Rehan Sadiq

Assistant Professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at COMSATS University Islamabad.

Riaz Hussain

Professor and Co-Chair at NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi

Rizwan Farooqui

Director IT, Islamia University Bahwalpur

Rizwan Majeed

Independent IT Consultant at Self-Employed

Rizwan Rashid

Business Owner

Rizwan Shuja

Chairperson – Special Olympics Pakistan, Vice Chair – NOWPDP. The Government of Pakistan has honored with Sitara-e-Imtiaz ( 2016) for her tremendous services for persons with disabilities (PWDs)

Ronak Lakhani

In-charge at TEN CoMS

Rozina Imtiaz


CEO & Founder of Xperience Pakistan

Saadia Baber

Associate Professor at Department of Agriculture and Agribusiness Management, University of Karachi

Dr. Saboohi Raza

Managing Director at KPITB | Digital Governance, Transformation and Strategy | Thought Leader | Digital Economy |

Dr. Sahibzada Ali Mahmud


Saif ur Rehman

Saj Zafar is the Founder & CEO of Institute for Change Training & Consulting Ltd

Saj Zaffar

Masters in Manufacturing Engineering

Sajjad Ahmed

Associate Professor at Karakoram International University (KIU)

Sajjad Ali


Sajjad Haider

CEO, Board Member, Social Entrepreneur & Investor

Sajjeed Aslam

Sr. Design Engineer at Dell

Salah Ud Din

Editorial Chair @ chez NextWallet!

Salaina Haroon


Saleem Shehzad

Mr. Salman Ahmed Khan is working as Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Jaffer Brother PVTLTD.

Salman Ahmed Khan

Angel Investor, Impact Investing Enthusiast, Serial Entrepreneur, Startup Strategist, Sustainability & Gender Specialist, Gaming Enthusiast

Samar Hasan

Personal Branding | Top Talent Recruitment | CEO at The Hive | Design & Tech Community Builder

Sana Khalid

eLearning I Instructional Design I Marketing I PR I Trainings

Sanaullah Shar

Vice President at XPAC Technologies

Saqib Javaid

Health Innovator

Dr. Sara Saeed Khurram

Entrepreneur, Jet Engine Expert

Dr. Sarah Qureshi

Director Academic Planning & Review as well as Associate Prof. Deptt.of Agriculture; Food Technology KIU.

Dr. Sartaj Ali

Lawyer and Integrative Therapist by education and serves at the MD at the family business, Zaamin Group, Founder of Khudi.

Sarwat N Shah

Creative & Outreach Lead at NIC Karachi

Sayed Sana Shah

Professor Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Regina.

Dr Shahid Azam

Professor & Chairman at Department of Advanced Studies in Education (DASE), Institute of Education and Research,University of Punjab

Prof. Dr. Shahid Farooq

Chairman Pakistan Science Foundation

Shahid Mehmood Baig


Arch. Shahid Sattar

Chief Information Officer at Albaraka Islamic Bank

Shahid Sumar

Founder Propel Institute, CEO Guddu Shani, Serial Entrepreneur, Branding UX Consultant, Photographer & Film Maker

Shahnawaz Chughtai

Consultant Health Practitionee

Dr. Shahneela

Sales Manager at BioFert Manufacturing Inc

Shahzad Nazir Khan

Lecturer at Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University


President & CEO at ToxInternational Inc.

Dr. Shakil Saghir

COO GenetechSolutions | Vice Chairperson P@SHA | Founder CodeGirls

Shamim Rajani

Partner EASTECH Ventures Convener CSR Central Standing Committee FPCCI

Shamsa Jabeen Jawed Ahmed

Consultant – Social Development Specialist

Shanza Khan

Head Product Development SME, Credit Risk Analyst

Shazia Mohsin

Vice President FPCCI

Sheikh Sultan Rehman

Chairman and Associate Professor at Department Food Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of the Punjab, Lahore

Dr. Shinawar Waseem

HEC certified Master Trainer, Assistant Professor social sciences

Sikander Ali Syed

Manager ORIC at Government College Women University Sialkot (GCWUS)

Sohaib Saleem

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Telehealth Strategist-Instructor-Software Designer, Chairman Medical City Online UK, CEO Citrus Health

Dr. Suhail Chughtai

Lecturer and Program coordinator in Indus University

Sumaira Ismail

Business Development Executive at Algebra Consulting

Suniya Qureshi

Chief Executive Officer @ Winning Solutions Chairman/Founder @ La Fitness Reseau

Syed Ali Moazzam

Country Manager Zones IT Solutions

Syed Amir Hussain

Member, National Standards Committee (NSC), IT & ICT Division at Pakistan Standards & Quality Control Authority (Ministry of Sci. & Tech., Govt. of Pakistan) (PSQCA)

Syed Azfar Hussain

MD at Contour Software – a subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc.

Syed Bilal Mahmood

Regional IT Manager at Walmart Canada

Syed Ejaz Tehsin

Center Supply Chain Manager at Schlumbergeer

Syed Fawad Raza


Syed Hassan

Meritorious Professor, University of Karachi

Syed Jamil Hasan Kazmi


Syed Muddasir Zaidi

Executive Manager National Incubation Center Quetta

Syed Nisar Ahmed

Partner at IQ Capital Plus

Syed Shahnawaz Ahmed


CEO at The Centrum Media (TCM)

Talha Ahad

Senior iOS Engineer at Orangetheory Fitness

Tanvir Shirazi

Chief Information Officer at Kamal Textiles

Tariq Azhar

Self employed

Tofiq Pasha Mooraj


Professional Coach @UTPkaUTOPIA

Umar T. Pirzada

Assistant Professor at The Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB)

Dr. Umer Farooq

Microsoft AEP, Cloud Experte, Tech Evangelist, Tech Impresario

Umer Siddique

Assistant Professor, Indus University

Uresha Mansoori

Chartered Accountant and CFO in Textile Industry

Usman Ahsan

Programme Manager Monitoring and Administration

Usman Zeb

Investor, Entrepreneur, Design Thinker, World Traveller, Seeker

Uzair Anjarwalla


Dirctor general Planning & Development Division of Higher Education Commission (HEC)

Mr. Waheed Ahmed


Waleed Saddiq

Head of E-Banking Risk / Technology Risk at Arab National Bank

Waqar Ahmed

Researcher,Professor of Economics, Department of Business Administration,

Waqar Akram

Director of National Centre of Artificial Intelligence, University of the Punjab, and Professor/Chairman of Department of Information Technology, University of The Punjab

Prof. Dr. Waqar-ul-Qounain Jaffery

President & Chief Technology Officer at AKSA-SDS

Waseem Fazal


Co-founder/CEO Agility & Innovation

Yasir Ansari

Entrepreneur | Social Entrepreneur | Consultant [ Advertising and Marketing Executive | Founder – TopSpot

Yasir Umer Chaudhry

Head of Department, Department of Architecture, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore Advisor Architect SDS (Private) Limited Architecture – Interior Design – Urban Design – Sustainability

Dr. Yasmeen Maan

Associate Professor

Dr. Yousuf Jamal


Director, Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) at Isra University, Hyderabad

Zafar Siddiqui

Development Team Lead, Full Stack Developer

Zaheer Paracha

Co-Founder | NED | Investor | Board Director & Advisor | Speaker | Mentor | Ex Accenture | Tech For Good

Zahra Shah


Zaigham Ali

CEO at Amco IT Systems I Female CEO of the Year 2020 for Blockchain I Blockchain Evangelist I Technology Advisor I Angel Investor I Visiting Faculty I Speaker I Blockchain Advisor at Orio

Zarish Amjad

Associate Professor (BPS-20)

Dr. Zar Nawab Khan

Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Enabler ,StartUp Scout, Strategy & Program Development

Zeeshan Bin Shahid

Assistant Professor of architecture

Dr. Zeshan Ashraf

Director at FPP ONE limited

Zubair Ahmed

Leading new technology ventures I Managing innovation I Developing markets I Digitally transforming enterprises

Zulfiqar Qazilbash