Cross-Border Coffee Break: IBA Karachi's Innovation & Entrepreneurship Online Exhibition

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1 November 2018
07:00 - 08:00


The Institute of Business Administration (IBA) recently organized an online exhibition to showcase more than 600 innovation and entrepreneurship projects.

The exhibition, organized by IBA’s Aman Centre for Entrepreneurial Development in collaboration with KayDrive and IBA Entrepreneurship Society, was hailed as the first of its kind and provided tech enthusiasts with a platform to collaborate.

People from Host Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi, NED University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Ghulam Ishaq Khan University, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), University of Management Sciences of Engineering and Technology, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology and Sindh University Jamshoro actively participated in the exhibition.

The exhibition was aimed at opening new vistas for people seeking better opportunity for themselves. Participants from multiple universities were invited to share their ideas. Join this virtual presentation to learn more about the exhibition.


Thursday, November 1, 2018
7:00 am EDT


Cost: FREE




Dr. Mohammad Kamran Mumtaz
Assistant Professor, Chairperson ( Management)
IBA Karachi

Mohammad Kamran Mumtaz is Assistant Professor, Chairman Department of Management and Head ‘Center for Entrepreneurial Development Accelerator Program’ (CEDAP) at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi. He is also Chairman Technical Evaluation Committee (New Projects) and member Academic Committee at IBA. Kamran also sits on the board of directors of several firms in Pakistan. His areas of expertise include operations, innovation and entrepreneurship. In his career spanning over the past fifteen years he has worked with various organizations in senior management and consulting positions. He has worked with Schlumberger, Oman; Al-Tuwairqi Group, KSA; Kraft Foods (Philip Morris) and ConPrint, USA; DFID, UK; Service Sales Corporation, Tetra Pak and Engro Foods, Pakistan, to name a few. He has also been a Babson Fellow and has taught at Lahore University of Management Sciences as Adjunct Faculty.

His other engagements include working as a special consul with the Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Pakistan, Washington, DC and founding a distribution business in New York in 2005. He is also founder and former Vice President, Supply Chain Association of Pakistan (SCAP) and former President SCAP Lahore Chapter.

He has been a keynote speaker at various forums. He has presented in international conferences and has published at both local and international outlets. His papers have been accepted in reputed international conferences such as DSI and POMS. Recently one of his case studies won the best paper award in Operations Management at the AJMC Case Conference and an award at the Molson International Case Competition. Kamran likes developing new ventures and investing in them. Since he started CEDAP in 2012, he has advised several start-ups and has helped them take off. He carefully balances his time between entrepreneurial activities, research, consulting, teaching and training.

Kamran has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIKI), Pakistan and a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Business from Texas A&M University, USA. His doctorate is from Lahore University of Management Sciences in Pakistan.