Strategic Leadership

Khurram Hanif Kalia

President & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Khurram Hanif Kalia is a dedicated and dynamic IT professional and an active member of Kalia Group. His diligent efforts and dynamic leadership has led KalSoft to new heights of success within a short span of time. With several years of professional experience, he has been part of many official delegations representing the IT industry in and outside Pakistan to various countries and forums and is a firm believer in the promotion of IT in Pakistan. Microsoft has awarded Khurram H. Kalia the Microsoft 'Circle of Excellence Award' for his outstanding performance, leading the business with clear vision and judgment that has been the essence of KalSoft's success.

Akhter Zaib

Director & Chief Strategy Officer

Mr. Akhter Zaib, a dynamic information technology professional is heading Gulf region of KalSoft as General Manager. Akhter has tremendous business & strategy development skills which are an instrumental asset for KalSoft. His personality includes analytical ability, team building and organization attitude, reasoning based approach and constant eager to learn and apply.

Akhter is the founding member of KalSoft in Oman and has represented the Organization at different forums with Microsoft throughout Middle East, Europe and US. His astute approach in IT business has been acknowledged at international level by Microsoft and awarded Best Partner of the Year for 2010 where Akhter represented KalSoft in WPC 2010 in United States.

Akhter’s formal education includes a Masters in Software Engineering, a Bachelor of Science in Computer System Engineering. He has received multiple IT and Executive trainings from different organizations including Microsoft.

Kashif Shabbir

Director & Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Kashif Shabbir, has been associated with KalSoft since 2001. He carries with him more than 15 years of experience in Business & Strategic Development, with the key discipline of Project Management. Being a part of KalSoft, Kashif has led Project Management Office (PMO) for more than 3 years. Kashif has taken strategic initiatives for the enablement of Enterprise and SMB clients to ensure that they get eminent services while implementing innovative technology stack at their premises.

Kashif has got remarkable business development skills and ample knowledge of industry verticals. Being part of Project Management team, he has led colossal project executions in a successful fashion in the past. He, along with his team is working very actively in Middle East and Africa region conquering Telecommunication and financial giants.

Shaharyar Khalid

Head of Business Development – KSA

Mr. Shaharyar Khalid, a profound & a dynamic IT professional is heading Saudi Region of KalSoft as Business Development Manager. Shaharyar has been associated with KalSoft since 2004, and with the blend of his technical, strategic & business development skills he has contributed remarkably well in the growth of KalSoft, especially building Saudi entity.

Being a part of KalSoft, he has led technical team & services delivery in a successful manner in the past. In his ascent from the designation of Software Engineer to that of Management Tier, Shaharyar’s contribution to KalSoft has been an indispensable asset.

Shaharyar did his bachelors in Computer Science from Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology and received several technical & executive trainings and also holds Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist credential.

M. Yasir Memon

Director Operations (Africa Region)

Mr. Yasir Memon, a dynamic IT professional, is heading Africa Region of KalSoft. Yasir possess efficient and effective managerial, technical, business development and strategic skills. He has contributed remarkably well in the growth of KalSoft. Yasir is widely recognized for delivering high level of customer satisfaction in Business Services Management.

Yasir’s professional strength lies in the rich experience he has gathered over the years in a multicultural and very challenging environment due to the dynamic nature of the business. Prior to his current role, he was working as Principal Consultant / Architect, providing IT Services in Middle East, Africa and Pakistan to transform traditional IT into Dynamic IT which is more business friendly and a profit center instead of a cost center.

Yasir completed his bachelors in Information Technology from University of Sindh and received several technical & executive trainings and also holds over 15 Microsoft Certifications.