Qazafi Qayyum is the CEO of APL, he has over 20 years of extensive experience in Data Analytics, Business Consulting, Professional Services and Strategic Management with various large-scale multinational organizations. He has widely consulted for some of the largest high-profile organizations in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan on business analytics and data driven growth strategies. He has an extensive knowledge and experience of devising reliable strategies around using ‘Data Analytics’ to drive sustainable business growth for Telecommunication, Financial Services, Government and Manufacturing Industries. He is largely credited with his unique blend of strategic business acumen and hands-on technology grip.
Prior to joining APL, Qazafi was with Teradata Pakistan as its Managing Director responsible for its business operations in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. During his 15 years at Teradata, he has held various strategic roles including the ‘Solutions Director’ for financial services and government sectors and also headed the Professional Services and industry verticals.
Qazafi is a strong proponent of industry-academia collaboration and works with various top educational institutions in the country. He is currently a member of the Corporate Advisory Board at FAST School of Management Lahore. Qazafi frequently gets invited as a guest speaker, lecturer and panelist by top educational institutions, corporate conclaves and business forums.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Sciences from FAST- NUCES and high-profile specializations in the field of professional services