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 Aga Khan University and Hospitals and responsible for all ICT systems and services across AKU’s global portfolio of Hospitals, Medical Centers and University locations in Asia, Africa and United Kingdom.
Shaukat joined AKU from the University of Central Asia (UCA), where he held the position of Chief Information Officer; during his time at UCA, Shaukat implemented digital transformation strategies relating to information management, processes, infrastructure, cyber security and distance learning initiatives among other pivotal responsibilities. He was also a part of the UCA’s Executive Management team leading the IT organisation of the University and its institutions across fifteen (15) geographic locations in four countries.
In the years prior, Shaukat was Head of IT Production Infrastructure at Novo Nordisk’s corporate headquarters in Denmark and Global Senior IT Infrastructure Architect for the network infrastructure which now serves more than 42,000 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.
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.
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