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TECHNOLOGY EXPO 2020

When

FEB 01 2020

Where

Aqsa Masjid

2810 Saddlehorn Trail,     Katy, TX 77494

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TECHNOLOGY  

EXPO  2020

Event open to all over 14 years of age

Registration deadline Jan 26th Midnight

In collaboration with 

The Startup Council

The Speakers

FEATURED INDUSTRY EXPERTS

01

Founder and President at The Startup Council

Adnan Siddiquie

Founder and President at The Startup Council

Adnan Siddiquie is a technologist, serial entrepreneur with several technology investments, and a philanthropist.  

Adnan is the founder and president of "The Startup Council".  It's vision is to build a technology startup ecosystem to eliminate the opportunity gap between have and have nots.

Previously, he was a Director R&D at hp, Shanghai and Taiwan, worked at Amazon Robotics, Seattle, WA, and is currently acting as a CEO of MOIVA, a technology startup from Seattle, WA.   

Adnan is also the founder and the chairperson of "RAST Foundation", Pakistan, with a vision to eliminate illiteracy from under developed countries and bring "Age of Reasoning".  

https://www.linkedin.com/in/adnan-siddiquie-374122/

02

Professor of Accounting Bauer College of Business

Professor of Accounting, Visionary & Founding Director, SURE Program. University of Houston, Bauer College of Business

SURE™ Program - Stimulating Urban Renewal through Entrepreneurship 
SURE™ is an educational platform that facilitates a value-added partnership between UH students, industry experts, and entrepreneurs from under-resourced communities.

03

Ethical Advisor

Joe Bradford

Ethical Advisor

Joe Bradford is an American scholar of Islam. He holds a Master of Islamic Law from the University of Medina, and has studied traditionally in the Muslim world for the past 20+ years. Working as an Ethical Finance Advisor to individuals and institutions, Joe is one of the few experts on issues involving Muslims and Finance in North America. As a co-founder of MyWassiyah.com, he has leveraged his extensive knowledge of Islamic Inheritance (Far'idh) to create a world-class product that bridges the gap between traditional Islamic knowledge and requirements of the US legal system. His website is www.JoeBradford.net.

04

Managing Director Mercury

Aziz Gilani

Managing Director Mercury

He is a managing director at Mercury, where he is focuses on investments in enterprise, SaaS, cloud and data science startups. Aziz currently is on the board of Mercury portfolio companies Datical, GameSalad, Graylog, Koupon Media(observer), Label inside(observer), ShareThis(observer) and Trendkite(observer)

05

Co Founder of A3 Labs

Babar Bhatti

AI and Machine Learning

Co-Founder Dallas AI meetup (a group of 2900 professionals for networking and AI learning) Co-Founder A3 Labs, nonprofit for upskilling and training for the age of automation and AI Principal, AI Products at Corelogic Co-Chair, Tech Titans AI Forum Former CEO / Co-Founder MutualMind Former Chair, MIT Enterprise Forum DFW Former Board Member, Islamic Association of Lewisville Flower Mound

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bbhatti/

Shafat Khan

Enterprise Architect 

CVSHEALTH 

Over fifteen years of IT experience in Enterprise Data Architecture, Data Governance, Business Intelligence/Analytics, Big Data, Cloud Architecture, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning across various industries such as Health Insurance, Financial Fleet Mgt and Semiconductor Manufacturing.

06

Enterprise Architect

07

Business Unit Manager Sensia

Aasim Waheed 

Business Unit Manager for North America, Process Automation, Sensia

Solution Architect for Enterprise Data Integration

Aasim has twenty-two years of experience in the global Oil and Gas industry specializing in process control, safety systems and data integration. As the BU Manager of Sensia, he provides reservoir-to-cloud solutions to upstream and companies.

Aasim has a family of five and lives in Cypress, TX.

Shahab Raja

Global Cyber Security Leader

20+ Years of experience with proven track record of reducing cyber risks and business enablement with

focus on architecting, engineering, operating, identity access management programs to deliver secure,

reliable IT and Cyber security solutions for US and global companies.

Education and certification: Shahab hold’s MS in Information Security and MS in computer science.

Leading industry certifications including CISSP (Certified Information Security Professional), CISM

(Certified Information Security Manager) and others (GICSP etc.)

08

Technology Innovator

Nayeem Amin

CEO Decca Consulting

Nayeem Amin is a husband, brother, mentor, entrepreneur, and father in the community. He runs a staffing firm called Decca Consulting by day, and in his spare time volunteers with the Mosque and mentoring organizations like Junior Achievement.                             Decca Consulting is a technology and Engineering Staffing and Consulting Company Based out of Katy TX. amin@deccaconsulting.com.

09

CEO DeccaConsiulting

 
 

Agenda

9:30

Event Kickoff

10:00

Quran Recitation: Br. Abdulla Abulnajah

10:10

Welcome Address 

10:30

Islamic perspective on Entrepreneurship: 
Shaikh Joe Bradford 

10:45

Funding Startups:

Aziz Gilani

11:15

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning:

Babar Bhatti  

11:45

The Startup Council Introduction:  

Adnan Siddique

12:15

Startup Pitches  

12:45

Break - Zuhr and Lunch

2:00

Data Analytics and IoT Applications:

Aasim Waheed 

2:30

SURE Program at University of Houston: 

Dr. Saleha B. Khumawala

3:00

Cyber Security: 

Shahab Raja

3:30

Cloud Computing:

Shafat Khan

4:00

Break: Asr Prayer

4:30

IT job trends, jobs and skills to pursue: 

Nayeem Amin

Linkedin Jobs Report 2019

4:50

Closing remarks

5:00

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2810 Saddlehorn Trail, Katy, TX 77494

The Venue:

Aqsa Masjid

Katy Islamic Center

2810 Saddlehorn Trail

Katy, TX 77494

 

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