Teradata Corporation, the leading data analytic solution company, has announced the winners for 11th Teradata National IT Excellence awards at an awards ceremony held in Islamabad on last Saturday.
Twelve awards were given to the best in the information technology industry.
Mohammad Tariq Malik, the Chairman National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), and Robert Ewing, Consular Economic Affairs, US Embassy, were chief guest and guest of honor, respectively. They recognized Teradata’s efforts in encouraging IT professionals and IT development in Pakistan through the awards. They also congratulated the winners for achieving excellence in their respective fields.
Khuram Rahat, Teradata’s Managing Director for Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, said: “I am very pleased to host the 11th Teradata IT Excellence Awards and to recognise these 12 distinguished people in the IT industry at the national level who have been instrumental in introducing, promoting and implementing IT in Pakistan.”
The winners of the 11th Teradata National IT Excellence Awards in the 12 categories are:
- Excellence in IT Business Intelligence – Umar Afzal
- Excellence in Software Development – Bilal Hashmat
- Excellence in Software Export – M/S NetSol Technologies Limited
- Excellence in Networking – Ameen Sharif
- Excellence in IT Research & Development – Zeeshan-ul-Hassan Usmani
- Excellence in IT Education – Osman Hasan
- Excellence in Project Management – Gohar Ahmed Khan
- Excellence in IT Media & Publication – Shahrukh Dilshad
- Excellence as an IT Student -Muhammad Usman Shahbaz
- Excellence in IT Enabled Service Offering – Raza Saeed
- CIO of the Year – Dr Sarfaraz Alam
- Lifetime Achievement Award – Nooruddin Baqai
Nominations in the 12 categories were received by independent auditors KPMG Taseer Hadi & Co Seven judges evaluated the nominations based on the supporting documents – the compiled results were later announced by the auditors. Judges for the 11th Teradata National IT Excellence Awards were:
Javed Yousuf Edhi, CIO of Silk Bank, Syed Anees H Naqvi, Iqbal Abdullah, Brigadier (Retd) Saleem Ahmed Moeen, CEO of SecureTech Consultancy Pvt Ltd, Shabir Baxamoosa, Shahid Sarwar Director IT of PIAC’s Computer Center, Professor Dr Mohammad Abid Khan, Chairman Computer Science Department, Peshawar University, and Dr Arshad Ali DG, NUST, SEECS, Islamabad.
Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC) is the world’s leading analytic data solutions company, focused on integrated data warehousing, big data analytics, and business applications. Teradata’s innovative products and services deliver data integration and business insight to empower organisations to make the best decisions possible and achieve competitive advantage.