Wajahat Iqbal is a PMP® and CBAP® certified corporate professional turned entrepreneur with 16 years of experience in ICT sector. He has previously worked for the organizations like Elinx, SUI Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd., Netsol technologies, Mobilink, JBilling Inc., APPSLink Consulting LLC and mobileLIVE Inc. He has vast experience of business analysis, project and product management and end- to-end project coordination and delivery for local as well as international clients such as Rogers Communication, Telus, Baby Doctor Inc., Transguard Group, UAE, RealLinx, USA; Infosys, India; and JBilling, Canada.
Wajahat is now an Entrepreneur in Residence at National Incubation Center, Lahore working full time on his consulting and training services company Solutions Ahead Pvt. Ltd. He is a coach and consultant to early-stage technology startups and micro-entrepreneurs helping them to identify LEAN Startups and achieve product/market fit using Agile methodologies and Design Thinking. He is presently partnering with a few incubators/accelerators to deliver workshops and entrepreneurs development programs for their incubated startups. His current project is KP Impact Challenge Program that he is working on in collaboration with LUMS to nurture entrepreneurial ecosystem in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
He obtained his undergraduate degree in Computer Sciences from Institute of Management Sciences in 2003 and a master’s degree in Software Project Management from Fast-NU in 2007. He got the PMP certification from Project Management Institute, USA. in 2011, and CBAP certification from International Institute of Business Analysis, Canada in 2015. He has attended several business analysis and project management seminars and symposiums, and taken project management trainings from leading local and international trainers.In his capacity as professional trainer and consultant since 2011, Wajahat has trained several PMP and CBAP aspirants, and project management and business analysis professionals from public and private sector organizations. He has provided consultancy services to many governmental and private organizations in Pakistan including Ericsson, Descon, Mobilink, STEWART Pakistan and IBM, just to name a few.
He is a strong organizer, motivator and a team player. His areas of interest are Design Thinking, Blockchain Technology and Ecommerce space in Pakistan.