Sonia leaves Microsoft

Staff Correspondent

10 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Sonia leaves Microsoft

Microsoft Bangladesh Managing Director Sonia Bashir Kabir is going to leave the firm after completion of five year service with the technology giant.

She was also responsible as head of country operations of Microsoft at Nepal, Bhutan and Laos territory alongside of her homeland.

Her last day with Microsoft will be April 30, according to a statement from Microsoft Bangladesh on Tuesday.

Sonia, however, will not join any other multinational technology firm. She has decided to focus on her own companies and startups across South East Asia where she has invested as an angel investor, read the statement.

There is speculation that she may start a new deep tech venture with international investor backing. The industry veteran will be helping the company with its transition process.

Besides her role at Microsoft, she also acts as the Founder of Tech Hubs (empowering rural communities with technology), Vice Chairman and Governing Council Board Member of the United Nations Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries, Board member of UNESCO’s Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education & Peace, Vice Chairman and Co-Founder of Fintech start up D Money and Health start-up Syntec.

 


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