TiE Dhaka Chapter announced the appointment of new Board Members for 2020-2022 on August 8, 2020.
There was a handover and introduction ceremony where, Mahavir Sharma, Chairman TiE Global Board of trustees, and founding Dhaka Chapter Presidents Shameem Ahsan, Sonia Bashir Kabir, and immediate past President Rubaba Dowla were present. Past Board members Syed Almas Kabir, Hamidul Misbah, Tareq Bhuiyan Jun, Tahsin Aman, Qantara Khan and Mantasha Ahmed also participated in the digital program held on zoom, said a press release on Thursday.Rubaba Dowla, immediate past President said, “I am delighted to have Fayaz Taher as the new TiE Dhaka Chapter President and welcome the new board members for 2020-22. I am sure under his leadership and guidance TiE Dhaka will strive to much greater heights and bring more opportunities for the startup community. My sincere gratitude to the former TiE Dhaka Board members and our Charter members for their continuous support.”
Fayaz Taher (COO at Bongo and co-founder of Startup dhaka) was appointed the new Board President.
Fayaz is a serial entrepreneur, investor, mentor and a startup and community advocate from Bangladesh.
He is also a director of Fortuna Group working on real estate and manufacturing sector. Fayaz also co-founded the leading digital agency, Magnito Digital, and an education platform called Upskill in Bangladesh.
“I am really excited about this opportunity as Bangladesh is in an important juncture in innovation and startup ecosystem. With everyone’s support, past presidents, charter members and the new board members, we hope to take TiE Dhaka Chapter to new heights and become enablers as an organization,” said Fayaz Taher, new TiE Dhaka Chapter President.
He is also joined by new Board Members- Barrister Sameer Sattar (Founder and Head of the firm Sattar & Co.), Nusrat Aman (CEO of Ayat Education), Riyad Husain (MD. of NDE Solutions & ex-CEO of Magnito Digital), Siffat Sarwar (Co-founder of ShopUp), Arman Haque (Chairman of InnStar), and Bijon Islam (Co-founder and CEO of LightCastle Partners).About TiE
TiE Global is a nonprofit organization devoted to entrepreneurs in all industries, at all stages, from incubation throughout the entrepreneurial lifecycle. With a global reach and a local focus, the heart of TiE efforts lies in its five foundational programs – Mentoring, Networking, Education, Funding, and Incubation. TiE have 61 chapters and more than 15,000 charter members across the globe.