Shameem Ahsan

Shameem Ahsan

Senior Vice President, BASIS &
Convener, US Bangladesh Tech Investment

 

Mr. Shameem Ahsan is an ICT entrepreneur and co-founded Akhoni.com Ltd., eGeneration Ltd. and Benchmark-eGeneration Ltd.

His recent venture Akhoni.com is the first and largest e-commerce deal site in Bangladesh. Akhoni.com has shown the path to the e-commerce industry in Bangladesh which is now facilitating the buying experience of customers alongside providing employment opportunities to many young and bright professionals.

He has received "Best Young Entrepreneur of Bangladesh" award from the Prime Minister of Bangladesh at Dhaka Chamber of Commerce Business Award. He is the member of Prime Minister's Digital Bangladesh Task Force, Government of Bangladesh which is the highest policy-making body to monitor and implement the vision of building Digital Bangladesh.

Mr. Ahsan is the Senior Vice President of Bangladesh Association of Software & Information Services (BASIS), the national association for Software and IT enabled services companies of Bangladesh. He is Co-Chairman, Standing Committee on Digitization of Trade bodies of Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He was an Executive Committee member of Bangladesh Tennis Federation and a member of Bangladesh National Tennis team.

He was speaker at many international conferences and seminars organized by Global Sourcing Forum NY, Sweden IT Industry Association, Danish Federation of Small & Medium Enterprises, Denmark IT Industry Association, Syntens Netherlands, Paris Chamber of Commerce, University of Bremen, Aalborg University, Denmark, UK Trade & Investment etc. Shameem is a graduate from University of Central Oklahoma, USA.

Mr. Ahsan is the Convener US-Bangladesh Tech Investment Summit 2013 and US Bangladesh Technology Summit 2010.