AKM Fahim Mashroor

AKM Fahim Mashroor

Director, BASIS &

Convener, Europe Bangladesh Technology Summit 2014

 

Fahim Mashroor has over one decade of experience in the IT industry of Bangladesh. During this time, apart from successfully running his own business (as founder and CEO of Bdjobs.com), he has been extensively involved in different industry development activities.

One of the most successful young entrepreneurs in the country, Fahim Mashroor founded Bdjobs.com (the online employment exchange in Bangladesh) in 2000 right after completing his education from University of Dhaka. Bdjobs.com is currently one of the most successful internet ventures in the country. It is also one of the top five job sites in South Asia. In 2008, Fahim Mashroor was awarded "Best Innovative Entrepreneur" by DCCI.

Before his current role in BASIS as Director, In 2012 he was elected at President of BASIS (Bangladesh Association of Software & Information Services), the national trade body representing software and IT service industry of Bangladesh. As President of BASIS, he was representing the ICT industry in different high level policy making bodies of Government including National Digital Task Force, Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) and Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC). He served BASIS as the Senior Vice President (for 2010-12). He also served BASIS as EC member for 4 consecutive years (2004-2008). Fahim Mashroor was the convener for BASIS SoftExpo 2011 and SoftExpo 2007. He represented IT industry as a member of working committee that drafted ICT Policy 2009.

Fahim Mashroor has also been involved in a number of social development activities in voluntary capacity.He is one of the trustee and Governing Body Member of D.Net (www.dnet-bangladesh.org), a non-profit development organization working in the fields of ICT literacy and promotion of ICT for social development.