Javaid Ahmed is a speaker, strategy & Innovation enabling and alignment partner. He is now a Karachi based academic and Business Strategy-Innovation facilitator with over 30 years of a successfully progressive top management career with the multinational health care industry including over a decade in Switzerland, Malaysia and the Philippines. He is an Internationally Certified Board Director (IFC accredited) and an IFC certified trainer in Corporate Governance and Leadership.
He has served on the Jury of the EFP Prime Ministers' Corporate Excellence Award. He is currently Sr Fellow Strategy and Innovation and has been Chairperson Marketing, Management & HR at IoBM from 2003 to 2015 at the Institute of Business Management. He is the recipient of the 2013 Faculty Excellence Award of the International Association of Universities Presidents. By invitation, he was admitted to the Academic Union Oxford (UK) in 2016.
Apart from his background in business and academia, Javaid is FCIM Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK, and FCMI Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (UK). He is a Chartered Engineer and member of Mensa. He is case research active in strategy and marketing effectiveness in industry and has supervised the MPhil marketing program at CBM, where he has also delivered the pre doctoral course on Governance & Strategy. Javaid says he is a facilitator, not a teacher, nor an entertainer. A great believer in collaborative learning, his sessions engage participants in reflection and action leading to the development of practical knowledge and skills.
Specialties: Business Strategy, Marketing and Value Innovation.