Generix has always been highly fortunate by having great personalities on their Board of Advisors. Each of the personalities is not only a successful entrepreneur but a great mentor, a true leader and a humble support for the young entrepreneurs.
Founder & CEO
NetSol Technologies Ltd.
Salim Ghauri, Founder & CEO, NetSol Technologies is one of the best known figures from the Pakistani IT industry. He has been cited as the ‘Bill Gates of Pakistan’, a reference to his incredible achievements as an IT entrepreneur. Founded by him in 1996, NetSol Technologies developed rapidly to become the leading software company of Pakistan and is today the only CMMI Level 5 organization in the country. It has been the country’s leading software exporter for many years and now caters to a truly impressive list of global blue chip customers, including some of the biggest names in the global IT industry.
Salim Ghauri is one of the country’s leading IT entrepreneurs and the harbinger of development in Pakistan’s IT industry. His founding of NetSol Technologies was the result of his vision to help Pakistan actualize its potential as a leading global IT destination as well his drive to ensure a sustainable market for home-grown talent. Under his leadership, NetSol has gained worldwide recognition and exponential growth, topping the list of IT companies in Pakistan and serving blue-chip clients all over the world.
Besides his success as an astute entrepreneur, Mr. Ghauri remains active in other key roles. He is, at present, the Honorary Consul of Australia for Punjab. In addition, he has chaired the Federal Government’s ICT Task Force, which is entrusted with the task of reviewing national IT policy and providing recommendations in key IT related areas. Salim Ghauri is a President of TiE Lahore Chapter and President of the American Business Forum. He has also served as First Chairperson of Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) of NUST Institute of Information Technology. Recently, he has been bestowed the Honorary Fellowship of the Association of Business Executives, UK.
Michael Noel, MVP, MCITP, is an internationally recognized technology expert, bestselling author, and well known public speaker on a broad range of IT topics. He has authored several major industry books that have been translated into over a dozen languages worldwide. Significant titles include SharePoint 2010 Unleashed,SharePoint 2012, SharePoint 2013 Unleashed, Unleashed Exchange Server 2010 Unleashed, Windows Server 2008 R2 Unleashed, ISA Server 2006 Unleashed, and many more. (http://www.amazon.com/SharePoint-2013-Unleashed-Michael-Noel/dp/0672337339)
Currently a partner at Convergent Computing (www.cco.com) in the San Francisco Bay Area, Michael’s writings and extensive public speaking experience across six continents leverage his real-world expertise helping organizations realize business value from Information Technology infrastructure.
Specialties:Business and Technology Consulting, Public Speaking, SharePoint, Exchange, Forefront, System Center, Active Directory.