NetSol Technologies, Inc. (NTWK), a worldwide provider of global business services and enterprise application solutions, leverages its BestShoring(TM) practices and highly experienced resources to deliver high-quality, cost-effective solutions. Their suite of products and services include credit and finance portfolio management systems, hospital/healthcare information management systems (HIMS), SAP consulting and services, custom development, systems integration, and technical services.
NetSol’s commitment to quality is demonstrated by its achievement of the ISO 9001, ISO 27001, and SEI (Software Engineering Institute) CMMI (Capability Maturity Model) Maturity Level 5 assessments, a distinction shared by less than 100 companies worldwide. These distinctions are a result of adhering to rigorous quality standards, resulting in the delivery of solutions that are secure, reliable, properly planned, and meticulously executed.
Serving the global financial, healthcare, insurance, energy, and technology markets, NetSol has operations, offices, and joint ventures in Adelaide, Bangkok, Beijing, Lahore, London, Riyadh, San Francisco, and San Pedro Sula. NetSol Technologies' clients include Fortune 500 manufacturers, global automakers, financial institutions, utilities, technology providers, and government agencies.
Netsol is well positioned with its core product offerings as it continues to expand into new international market opportunities. Looking forward, the company is very optimistic of its short-term and long-term outlook as it sees strong growth in Asia Pacific as well as the South East Asian markets, while also envisioning unlimited potential for its niche solutions and services in the Americas.
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Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Najeeb Ghauri is Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of NetSol Technologies, Inc., a worldwide provider of business solutions and enterprise application solutions. In the early years of the Company, Mr. Ghauri was responsible for restructuring the company's business model into that of an IT company and was instrumental in the completion of the NetSol Technologies IPO in 1998. He also spearheaded the successful listing of NetSol (NTWK) on the Nasdaq Capital Market (formerly known as Nasdaq Small Cap) in December 1999. At the time of its IPO, NetSol was the first IT company originated from Pakistan to be listed on Nasdaq. NetSol grew from just five people to almost 1000 in 2009 and grew from $100K revenue in 1998 to $37MN in 2008. Today, NetSol has nearly 200 customers worldwide and offices in 6 countries.
Mr. Ghauri was influential in listing NetSol's Pakistani subsidiary on the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE). In addition, Mr. Ghauri helped establish the first US Company listed on both Nasdaq Capital Market (NASDAQ CM:NTWK) and Dubai stock exchange (NASDAQ DUBAI:NTWK).
On September 13, 2006 and again in June 25, 2008, Mr. Ghauri represented NetSol Technologies as he presided over the closing bell for the Nasdaq Exchange in New York City. He has been twice nominated in the United States for the Ernst & Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year', once in 2001 and again in 2008.
Prior to launching NetSol in the U.S., Mr. Ghauri had over 15 years of combined marketing and management experience with Fortune 500 companies such as Unilever and Atlantic Richfield Corporation (ARCO). He received his bachelor's degree from Eastern Illinois University and earned an MBA in marketing from the Drucker School of Management at the Claremont Graduate School.
Mr. Ghauri is also active in various charitable and educational non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide. He is a founding board member of the Pakistan Human Development Fund, which provides educational tools to children in underdeveloped areas of Pakistan. He is also a founding board member and Vice-Chairman of the U.S. Pakistan Business Council in Washington, D.C., a U.S. Chamber of Commerce body and the leading private sector association in the United States promoting trade and investment between the United States and Pakistan.
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Office and Company Secretary of NetSol Technologies Ltd., Mr. Siddiqui has managed the finances of all companies in the Asia group since 2005. Previous to this he served as Deputy Registrar of Companies for the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and as Senior Manager, Audit and Tax, for Ehtisham & Co., Chartered Accountants.
Mr. Siddiqui holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Hailey College of Commerce, Lahore, University of The Punjab, Pakistan, is a Fellow Member of both the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Managers (FICS) and the Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountants (FPA), and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ACA).
Patti L. W. McGlasson
Company Secretary and Corporate Counsel
Patti L. W. McGlasson joined NetSol as Corporate Counsel in January 2004 and was elected to the position of Secretary in March 2004. Prior to joining NetSol, Ms. McGlasson practiced law at Vogt & Resnick, where she focused on corporate, securities and business transactions. Ms. McGlasson was admitted to practice in California in 1991. She received her BA in Political Science in 1987 from the University of California, San Diego and her JD and LLM in Transnational Business from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, in 1991 and 1993, respectively.
President, Netsol Technologies Asia Pacific Region
Salim Ghauri is the President Netsol Technologies Inc. Asia Pacific Region and founder of former named Network Solutions, Ltd. Lahore, Pakistan, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NetSol Technologies, Inc.
Before establishing NetSol Technologies, Mr. Ghauri was a successful IT consultant in Australia. His last assignment was with BHP Steel in Sydney. As a system integrator he was responsible for software and hardware solutions. His main achievement was the introduction of a PC-based network in BHP Steel. From 1988-89, Mr. Ghauri consulted with the State Rail Authority of NSW Australia for its MIS reporting.
Prior to moving to Australia, he was in Saudi Arabia, where he started his IT career at Citibank, Riyadh in 1979. After leaving Citibank, he started his first venture. Mr. Ghauri is credited with setting up the first IT-based training institute and a software house in Damam, Saudi Arabia.
Mr. Ghauri received his BS degree in Computers from the University of Punjab in Lahore.
President and Head Of Global Sales
As Head of Global Sales for NetSol Technologies, Mr. Ghauri is responsible for all Business Development, M&A, Account Management and Sales activities worldwide. Prior to heading the global sales organization, Naeem served as President of Netsol Technologies Inc. European Region and Global Products. Naeem Ghauri brings a wealth of IT experience in the leasing and finance industries and tremendous business management experience in international markets.
From 1994-1999, he was a senior IT consultant with various blue-chip companies in Europe. At Debis, he managed the Hercules Project, a complex and challenging project valued in excess of $70 million. It involved supervising over 200 project managers, developers, analysts and users in nine European countries.
Prior to taking on the Hercules Project, Mr. Ghauri was a senior project manager in Singapore with Mercedes. From 1983-1995, he held various assignments in Australia and the United Kingdom with Citibank and Fidelity Investments, respectively, in data processing departments. He also ran several successful business ventures in retail computers and in the real estate industry in Australia.
Chief Operational Officer, NetSol Technologies North America
Imran Haider is a seasoned IT professional with proven expertise in Sales and Information Technology Management. He has been working with NetSol Technologies since 2002 and has played a vital role in the company's success in Asia Pacific region. Before joining NetSol Technologies, Imran had worked with Sayyed Engineers and Interactive Communications in roles related to system implementation, market research, and sales.
Mr. Haider is highly qualified in disciplines of Sales, Marketing, Finance and Information Technology. He completed his MBA in 1999, with focus on Marketing and Finance, from the prestigious Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) Pakistan. Later he returned to LUMS and augmented his qualification with a certification in IT Management. Imran also holds a Master's Degree in Economics from University of the Punjab, Pakistan.
Vice President, Human Resources and Operations
Prab Brinton serves as Vice President of Human Resources and Operations for NetSol Technologies North America. With over 15 years of experience in Human Resources and Operations in the Technology and Financial sectors, Ms. Brinton brings a diverse level of experience to her position. Ms. Brinton's prior work experience has included Oracle, Etec Systems, First Franklin Financial, and FKI Logistex. Ms. Brinton attended San Francisco University with a concentration in the field of Human Resources.
Vice President, Partner Services
Mike Miller serves as Vice President of Partner Services as part of NetSol's Global Sales organization. With his many years of experience in commercial equipment leasing, banking, systems, project management, operations, and training, Mr. Miller brings an extraordinary level of experience to his position. Mr. Miller has worked with many of the premier leasing firms in North America in his 30-plus years of experience in the fields of business operations and information technology.
His depth of experience in the world of financial services is exceeded only by the extraordinary versatility he brings to his position at NetSol Technologies North America. Mr. Miller has earned a reputation as an invaluable and committed business partner to NetSol customers.
Malea Farsai is Corporate Counsel for NetSoI Technologies, Inc. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Farsai represented NetSol in a private law firm practice, which focused primarily on corporate, securities, intellectual property and general transactional matters. Ms. Farsai was admitted to practice in California in 1996. She received her BA in Political Science in 1992 from University of California, Irvine and her JD in 1996.
Executive Vice President IT/Operations, NetSol Technologies, Ltd.
Sajjad Kirmani is the Executive Vice President and the Director for NetSol Technologies Limited. He has been associated with NetSol since May 1998. As EVP IT & Operations, he manages the operation of the company across the broad spectrum of IT products and services portfolio as well as supporting functions of human resource management, network operations and quality engineering.
Mr. Kirmani has over 22 years of professional IT experience in software development, project management and Information Systems management. Prior to joining NetSol, Mr. Kirmani worked for Coca-Cola Corporation for 6 years as Information Services Manager for their South West Asia Region spreading across 5 countries in Asia Pacific.
Mr. Kirmani holds a Master's degree in Computer Sciences from University of London with specialization in Database Management & Information Systems, along with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from IBA, University of the Punjab. He is the Executive Council member of Computer Society of Pakistan Lahore Chapter and was the Vice president of Pakistan Software Houses Association (PASHA) from 2003-2004.
Senior Vice President, SAP Sales and Solutions
Shaz Khan is Senior Vice President, SAP Sales and Solutions at NetSol Technologies. He has been actively implementing SAP solutions for over 12 years with a specific focus in SAP supply chain and procurement applications, including Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), MDM, and Materials Management/Production Planning. Shaz oversees all SAP practice areas and service offerings under NetSol Technologies, including SRM, SCM, MDM and Interactive Forms, Portal, and Business Objects. He combines his extensive experience in Information Technology, Project Management, Business Process Modeling, and SAP Supply Chain consulting to lead consulting teams to deliver high-value and results-oriented SAP solutions for Fortune 1000 clients.
He began his career as a Senior Information Technology Consultant with Ernst & Young and has managed and implemented SAP supply chain, strategic sourcing and procurement, and business process reengineering projects for numerous clients in the Media, Entertainment, Chemical, Oil, and Financial Services Industries. Shaz is a certified SAP Materials Management and SAP SRM consultant and an accomplished author of two SAP configuration guides, SAP SRM Extended Classic Cookbook and SRM Advanced CCM Cookbook. Shaz received his B.A. in Computer Science and a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.
Mark Pellas, PMP
Senior Vice President, SAP Consulting Services
Mark Pellas is Senior Vice President, SAP Consulting Services at NetSol Technologies. Mark is responsible for managing the consulting personnel, providing tools and procedures required to support the sale and delivery of SAP solutions, and for providing guidance on project timelines and resource planning for all engagements. In addition, Mark oversees all SAP alliance partnerships and joint marketing programs for NetSol Technologies.
He has been working with SAP in various positions since 1991 and received his first exposure to SAP as an ABAP developer in R/2. He worked for SAP Australia as a Client Engagement Manager and Lead Technical Consultant managing projects for large local clients before moving to the United States in 1995. Mark brings considerable project management experience and a strong understanding of the development and project implementation methodologies instituted at Big 4 implementation partners. Mark has consulted for major Fortune 500 clients including Pacific Gas and Electric, Eveready Batteries, Caltex Petroleum, Browning Ferris Industries, LTV Steel, General Motors, Delphi Automotive, TiVo Inc, Deluxe Checks Inc, NBC Universal, Clark County, Nevada and SAP. Mark is a PMP certified professional and received his Bachelor of Applied Science from University of Tasmania and a Bachelor of Education from Tasmanian State Institute of Technology.