Shahriar Farid is Cofounder and CEO of Woadec and brings over 20 years of experience in Mobile Telecommunication and Information Technology. He worked for Siemens, Nokia and Huawei and gained deeper insights on Technology Evolution and Business trends. Shahriar has extensive experience in delivering large mobile telecom contracts and contractual commitments with P/L. Widely trained on Technology and management from Germany, France, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore, Shahriar has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and M.B.A from Institute of Business Administration, Dhaka University. Shahriar lives in Singapore and Dhaka.
Ahsan Z Talukder
Md Ahsan Z Talukder is Cofounder and COO of Woadec. He earned a long 23 years’ of solid business experience. He is the Managing Director and a Cofounder of ABZ Properties Ltd that develops large scale Real Estates. His Real Estates successes stand as landmarks and continue to define the skyline of Dhaka city. He owns successful a dairy production facility near Dhaka city. He is a guru of business development.
Ahsan holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Civil Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. Currently, he lives in the USA.
Naqib Imtiaz Hussain
Md Naqib Imtiaz Hussain is a Cofounder and CTO of Woadec. Over 16 years, he managed technology and innovation in software development and Telco. He headed Android department of 165 resources at Samsung R&D Institute Bangladesh that developed software models for over 94 million mobiles in Middle East and Africa market. Prior to that he managed IP Backbone to access network of Robi Axiata Limited, Bangladesh. In the US, he worked on the EMAT project at University of Denver as a researcher, funded by Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). He holds an MS in EEE from University of Colorado at Boulder, USA and a BS in EEE from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh. Currently, he lives in Dhaka and married with two kids.
Prasenjit Tito Chowdhury
Prasenjit Tito Chowdhury is an Advisor of Woadec. He is the CEO of FashioNXT, a world-recognized fashion showcase and brand enhancement platform for fashion, lifestyle and technology companies. Tito is a Fashion-Tech visionary and featured in TIME Magazine as the best fashion week in the US outside NYC. His effort put Portland on the global fashion map and received Portland Mayor’s Spirit of Portland Award. Tito is a strong networker with world-class organizational abilities who has a track record of creating world-class partnerships, programs and events and featured in WSJ, Entrepreneur Magazine, Huffington Post and Vogue China. Previously, he designed high-speed microprocessors for Intel over 15 years as an expert in the field. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. Tito lives in the USA.
Dr. Javed Bari
Dr. Javed Bari is an Advisor of Woadec. He joined NSU in 2013. Later he joined as the Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering on March 2, 2015. Dr. Bari has more than twenty years’ teaching, research and industrial experience in various fields of Civil Engineering. He obtained his B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from BUET in 1993 with a major in Structural Engineering. Later he obtained M.S. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, the USA with a specialization in Transportation Engineering. Dr. Bari is one of the very few Professional Engineers (PE) of the USA working in Bangladesh. He is also a Life fellow of IEB. Dr. Javed Bari is considered a USA South-Western specialist of transportation and materials. He was one of the key researchers who developed the globally known new AASHTO Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG). He taught Civil Engineering courses at Arizona State University for a long time. Dr. Bari also worked in the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) as a team leader and Sr. Pavement Design Engineer from 2005 to 2010. There he managed numerous research projects as well as highway construction projects totaling more than 800 million dollars. In Bangladesh, Dr. Bari worked in all three major Civil Engineering Govt. Departments, e.g. RHD, PWD, and LGED, between 1994 and 1999. After returning from the USA in 2011, he briefly worked in the IUBAT University at Dhaka as a Professor of Civil Engineering and also the Director of South Asian Disaster Management Center (SADMC). He has been involved with the World Bank in its Transport portfolio in Bangladesh and with Bureau Veritas in its structural assessment works of industrial buildings. Dr. Bari attended numerous professional training sessions such as EIT practitioner’s training at EGIS-II, Government cadre’s foundation training at PATC, BAETE Accreditation training, ADOT strategic plan, and management training, etc. Dr. Bari has numerous publications in many international peers reviewed journals and conference proceedings such as the journals and proceedings of ASCE, TRB, AAPT, ITE, ASC, etc.