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Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Dear Member,

Marketing Association of Pakistan (MAP) Lahore is pleased to announce a seminar covering contemporary topic of “Innovation & Entrepreneurship” on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 5:00 pm in Emerald Hall, Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore.

Mr. Salman Farooq – Partner & Director of Kor Tech Auto Industries (Pvt.) Ltd., will be the Guest Speaker.

Mr. Salman Farooq, MBA Executive in Information Technology Management from Franklin University, USA and Innovation Engineering, a program jointly developed by U.S. Department of Commerce NIST, from University of Maine, Eureka Ranch has worked with and served in various boards and committees like

a:  Deal Flow Advisory Committee for Science and Technology Park  & Technology  Incubator

b:  Advisory Board of Center of Excellence in Polymer and Advanced Materials

c:  Ohio Polymer Strategy Council

d:  Business Management Team for Ohio Bio Products Innovation Center.

Mr. Salman is a seasoned U.S. Executive with extensive experience across various aspects of entrepreneurship, seed & venture capital, technology-based economic development, policy making including Strategic Planning, Cluster Development, New Program Development, Financial Management, International Business Development, ERP Planning & Implementation, Direct Digital Manufacturing, Open Innovation, Commercialization and Public-private Partnerships.

Mr. Salman has Strong expertise and relationships in various markets such as: U.S., Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Asia and China as well as multiple sectors such as Government, Shale Oil & Gas, Advanced Manufacturing, Science & Technology Parks, technology transfer and commercialization.

He worked with three former Governors of the State of Ohio, involving collaborations with top universities and fortune 1000 companies, focusing on technology-based economic development and fund management.

Mr. Salman also worked with the Governor’s Office of Science & Technology for former Ohio Governor George Voinovich and Governor Bob Taft and industry leaders in devising the first comprehensive statewide strategic plan for science and technology; responsible for two components of the plan, “Building 21st Century Entrepreneurial Climate” and “Seeding Technology Growth”.

Presently, he is a Partner and Director of Kor Tech Auto Industries (Pvt.) Ltd., a family owned business, employing over 350 individuals, manufacturing radiators for Pakistan and global markets.

The seminar will be followed by Iftar. Members are free to participate, while participation charges for Non Members are Rs: 1000/- per person.

The Seminar/ Iftar is Sponsored by Arrows Advertising (Pvt.) Ltd., Greaves Air Conditioning (Pvt.) Ltd., Haier Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd., Mezan Group and Service Sales Corporation, whereas Jang Media Group is the Media Partner.

With Best Regards,

Mohammad Saleem

Vice President


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