About

About the blog:

This blog is to assist students, fresh graduates and professionals to find the opportunities available for them. Information is based on the personal experience and knowledge of the blogger Shaukat Ali Khan, who believes that education is the key to progress and world can be a better place if everyone will get equal opportunity to progress and aware of the opportunities. Shaukat originally belongs from a remote area in Pakistan, but fortunate enough to get an exposure of visiting over 30 Countries so far, and education from Pakistan, Sweden and US. For him it’s a source of satisfaction and happiness if someone will get any benefit from this blog.

About the blogger:

Shaukat Ali Khan is the Chief Information Officer at the University of Central Asia. Currently based in Bishkek he is part of the executive management team, with responsibility for the overall management of all aspects of IT services. This includes leading the seamless operation of IT systems and digital transformation across three countries as well as running various innovation projects concurrently. He is responsible to deliver the UCA’s IT vision to plan and introduce appropriate information technology systems to enable the institution to optimize benefits from emerging technologies. Additionally, Shaukat is responsible for ensuring that the IT strategy meets, and supports the growth and business strategy of UCA across all 14 locations in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic. In his time at UCA thus far he initiated and lead the University wide rollout of SAP Enterprise Resource Planning, initiated and rolled out the UCA intranet, initiated and organized the biggest technology conference in the Kyrgyz Republic among the successful execution of many other technology projects.

Shaukat has many years of experience in senior management and leading international IT organizations, having joined UCA from Copenhagen Denmark, where he was working at Novo Nordisk HQ Copenhagen as a Head of IT Production infrastructure of global production facilities. At Novo Nordisk he provided leadership to the team of senior architects, specialists, project managers, consultants and operational experts. Additionally, he was responsible for defining and implementing a long-term strategy and road-map for production infrastructure. As part of this role, he lead and managed teams in different time zones to support 43 manufacturing factories around the world.  Novo Nordisk is the biggest market share holder company in Scandinavia and 6th in Europe with over 150 billion USD market share. Earlier in his time at Novo Nordisk, he was the Chief Architect for the network infrastructure which now serves more than 43,000 employees in over 80 countries worldwide.

Prior to Novo Nordisk, Shaukat worked at UNICEF HQ IT Center in Copenhagen, where he was responsible for local data networks and the integration of global data networks and support IT operations.

Shaukat completed his Master of Science in Computer Science (MSc-CS) with emphasis on IT management and strategic change from Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Sweden. In addition, he is a Harvard Business School certified Dynamic Manager and Leader, equipped with the tools and best practices available in leadership, strategy development, project management, change management, decision making, career management, leadership development and difficult interactions.

Additionally , he has received more than 30 national and international awards for participating in various events including the IT Innovator Award of 2016 from Novo Nordisk. His has published a book entitled ”Technological and social issues in the development and deployment of facial recognition biometric systems” (currently available on Amazon and other leading retailers). He is a public speaker on the topics of technology, career guidance and international opportunities and writes a widely read personal blog [https://careerfinder4all.com/] on topics including education, scholarships and international jobs.

In general:

“In today’s world, hoarding knowledge ultimately erodes your power. If you know something very important, the way to get power is by actually sharing it.” (Joseph Badaracco)

“Often, we are too slow to recognize how much and in what ways we can assist each other through sharing such expertise and knowledge.” (Owen Arthur)

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” (Steve Jobs)

“Success is measured not in dollars you earned but in people you helped.”  (Simon Chan) 

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21 thoughts on “About

  1. SHOUKAT sab is Asset of Gilgit-Baltistan as well as asset of Pakistan. He is one of the brightest IT expert in the world. We wish him for his more success. Stay blessed and stay Safe Shoukat sir.

  2. Very Useful and comprehensive. This blog will definitely help student community a lot. I shall be sharing it with colleagues, friends and of course family. Keep adding to this wonderful blog

  3. I viewed your Blog Shaukat and really found it useful for youth. You have added useful information and important links for furthering our knowledge and seeking jobs etc. Keep it up Man and God bless you!!!

  4. Dear Shoukat Sb,
    This site is very helpful and focus for all areas including higher study, Scholarship, career, trainings etc. I visit this site 3 to 4 times on daily basis. Your efforts are highly appreciated in this regard,

    God Bless You!!!

    Mushtaq
    Denmark

  5. This is really an inspiring website containing relevant information for job seekers and students searching for scholarships and admissions around the world,,,You have a great job for us.Mighty success you in your field,

  6. Shaukat Sb,
    You have done an excellent job and I really appreciate your achievements and efforts you did for your career. you have set examples for our youth.
    wish you all the best and sincere regards
    Karim Madad

  7. Respected Sir,
    Really appreciate and congratulate you on your wonderful effort to put useful information at one place.

    keep adding to the great work 🙂

    Munira Shaheen

  8. Dear Shaukat,

    This is really an inspiring website containing relevant information for job seekers and students searching for scholarships and admissions around the world. I appreciate your work as you are doing a wonderful and great job apart from your other responsibilities!

    With sincere regards,

    Ibadat Khan

  9. Dear Sir,
    I really appreciate your efforts in spreading and sharing knowledge through this blog.
    The information on your blog is really handy and particularly important for student community. I have also setup a network called “Xnews!” which is now Pakistan largest digital student network with more than 30,000 students!

    I would also like to thank you for inspiring us. I have learnt a lot from you since I was a little kid and I am still learning. Keep on inspiring all of us!

  10. I designed a one day work shop for final semester students of my university particularly department of computer science. I f you give permission can I introduce your blogs in my work shop.
    And if you feel that my work shop learning material help you so i can upload.
    waiting your reply

    Syed Sohail Ahmed
    Assistant Professor
    Department of computer of Science

  11. Dear Shoukat,

    Really appreciate your effort to put useful and must know information at one place ,,

    keep spreading light we need it

    Shaan
    🙂

  12. Dear shoukat.

    very nice and informative blog.nice work done by you.
    i m professionl librarian and working in National Library of Pakistan.I m looking for foreign job in my field.so please if you can guide me.

    thanks
    Israr Ahmed

  13. Dear Shoukat, its nice to learn about the blog, more specifically the info & services you offer to youth. I pray for your success & joyfull life.

    Best

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