Chief Visionary Officer
Mehboob Chowdhury has been pioneering the telecommunication industry for more than 20 years in various Senior Management and strategic positions. He is the first Bangladeshi CEO of the telecommunication industry of the country. He was the Chief Commercial Officer (i.e. Head of Sales, Distribution, Marketing, Strategy and Customer Management) in Banglalink. He was the Head of Sales and Marketing in Grameenphone Ltd. He was Chairman of the Asia Pacific GSM Association and South Asia GSM Forum from July 2005 – June 2007. He is also the chairperson of the South Asia Mobile Forum. Mr. Chowdhury holds graduation and post-graduation degree in Management from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has been involved in planning, developing and implementing telecommunications for the emerging mass market as a tool to change common people’s lives; at the same time working towards developing the entire telecom market to increase scope of operations for all players. He has played key strategic roles and has been responsible for furthering the causes of operators in the Asia Pacific Region. Mr. Chowdhury has vast experience in the fields of Sales, Marketing, Distribution (Channel) and Customer satisfaction. He brings with him a success trail of implementing new and innovative ideas for marketing various products and services. He emphasizes in ethical practices for delivering the commitment made to the customers. His biggest achievement is the introduction of alternative delivery channel for the telecom sector, which has yielded in results which is much acclaimed today. His area of work also involved working with Regulators, Government and its Agencies for the development of the sector. So that the sector grows and contributes positively to the national economy. He has created network with Operators, Suppliers, Think Tanks in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Vietnam, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Afghanistan. In the process he has worked with Board members and CEO and his Management Team and other experts in the region. He holds unparalleled experience and in-depth knowledge about these markets. Mr. Chowdhury, is a great lover of art and sports. He was actively involved with BCCB in its formative years for obtaining the Test Status and promoted Contemporary Art of Bangladesh at national and International Level. Mr. Chowdhury is an active Rotarian.