Dr Amir Qayyum

is the Chair, Board of Directors of Internet Society (ISOC) Islamabad Chapter (2014-2019) and is one of the foundin members of the chapter. He is a professor and Dean, QEC at Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad. He did his PhD from University of Paris-Sud, France. Since 1997, he is actively involved with Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and is also a co-author of an RFC on MANETs. He is also involved with Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), since 2012 and served as a member of ICANN Nominating Committee (2014-2017) representing APRALO-ALAC, and currently serving as Fellowship Selection Committee (2018-2020), representing RSSAC (Root Server System Advisory Committee). He is the Member Board of Directors of Pakistan Internet Exchange (PKIXP). He is actively involved with IEEE activities since 2004, and currently serving as the Chair, IEEE Islamabad Section (2017-2020), and also served as Chair Professional Activities (2014-2016), Chair IEEE Computer Society Islamabad Chapter (2009-2014), and the Secretary and Treasurer of the section (2011-2013). He is the founding Director of Center of Research in Networks and Telecom (CoReNeT), and is the Project Director of many national and international funded research and development projects in the domain of wired and wireless networks. He is also the founding member Board of Directors of Pak France Alumni Network (PFAN), and also served as its President (2012-2014). He is also a philanthropist and actively involved in community service and social work. He is the Chairman and member Board of Trustees of Rifah Trust (for education, health care and community service), member Board of Trustees of Ehsas Trust (for education), and member Board of Directors of Meethi Zindagi Foundation (for health care of diabetic patients).

Mr. Muhammad Shabbir Awan

is member board of directors ISOC Pakistan, Islamabad Chapter. He is serving as Research Associate at Institute for Strategic Studies, Research and Analysis (ISSRA), and pursuing his PhD in International Relations from Faculty of Contemporary Studies, both at National Defence University Islamabad. Working in the domains of international relations and internet governance, he has a number of publications and international fellowships on his credit. He has also been working for the organizations of persons with disabilities since 1997 as volunteer, have held different offices and performed other related tasks. He is also the member of International Political Science Association (IPSA), Islamabad Council on World Affairs (ICWA), Pakistan School on Internet Governance (PKSIG) Steering Committee, and member of Multi Stakeholder Group of Pakistan Internet Governance Forum. His areas of interest include: Pakistan Russia relations, great power politics, South Asian security, Middle Eastern Affairs, Pakistan’s foreign policy, internet governance and disability studies.

M. Hashim Nouman

Hashim Nouman is a network engineer from Pakistan with an interest in the management of the Internet at large. He is currently working as a Communication & Security Specialist at Mobilink, where his team is responsible for the operational and up-gradation tasks of the IP network. He also manages the VoIP systems and security of the network. Nouman has a Bachelors in Information and Communication Systems Engineering and has done some certifications on networks. Apart from work, he is an active member of the Internet Society – Islamabad Chapter. He routinely follows and sometimes participate in the activities of SANOG, APNIC and ICANN

Mubashir Sargana

C|EH – Certified Ethical Hacker
CHFI – Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator
ECSA – EC-Council Certified Security Analyst

Mubashir Sargana is a Cyber Security Professional and an Internet Public Policy Researcher. He has got sufficient knowledge and grip on local & cross-border Cyber Security matters, including those involving privacy violations & data breaches. He has led number of local and international initiatives and he is having particular experience of Internet Governance capacity building and its related initiatives across the region.

He is also offering his services as National Coordinator at PISA (Pakistan Information Security Association) and Forensic Analyst at PISA – CERT. He is actively involved in general Cyber Security / Information Security awareness of community, Incident response and coordination with International CERTs.

His personal strengths include critical thinking, problem solving and the ability to endure long working hours.
Along with being adventures loving & sporty, he is having an enthusiastic and dynamic personality with strong Interpersonal skills.

His specialties include;
> Internet Governance
> Youth Empowerment
> Stakeholder Engagement
> International Relations
> Community outreach and Management
> Communications
> Event Management

Mr Aqif Ali

Mr. Aqif Ali Director at SmartNeura(Pvt)LTD With an aim to provide Internet of Things products to consumer and corporate customers. In the beginning, we are providing “smart home” as a one-stop solution that satisfies their customer’s needs for safety, security, and convenience. Increasing demand for energy-efficient systems, rising security issues, and an increasingly aging population have increased the demand for smart homes. We will be providing solutions for Appliance & Lighting System but the concerto of remote-controlled or accessibility.

ISOC Fundamentals Coordinator

Muhammad Saleem Khan

Mubashir Sargana

Chapter Voting Delegate
Hashim Nouman