Naveed Haq

Naveed Haq

Regional Development Manager, Asia-Pacific

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Naveed Haq is the Regional Development Manager, Asia-Pacific at the Internet Society (ISOC). He works closely with both the Senior Director, Global Engagement and the Regional Bureau in Asia. Prior to joining ISOC, Naveed was working with Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Government of Pakistan since 2002, most recently as Assistant Director, Information & Communication Technologies (ICT).

He is an ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) professional, researcher and technology activist with major area of work surrounded around telecommunication networks and the Internet. Internet had been a central part of his professional career ranging from administration of Internet Infrastructure to working with Industry stakeholders on regulatory and policy measures of Telecom and Internet development in Pakistan. Some of the main projects performed by him include; establishment of Internet peering point, formulation of IPv6 monitory group, preparing ICT security guidelines, formulation of Broadband stakeholders group, organizing industry awards for innovative mobile applications and preparing Industry guidelines on telecommunications for disabled and child online protection.

Naveed also carries a deep interest towards community activities to enhance awareness and participation from individuals towards local and global Internet subjects. He has delivered a number of talks to community members and also wrote a number of articles for International blogs and magazines. He is also an alumni member of ICANN’s fellowship, ISOC’s Next Generation Leadership and Diplo Foundation’s Internet Governance Capacity Building program.

He possesses a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Computer Sciences (Pakistan). His sidelines include research, reading, cricket and music.

Naveed is based in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Image credit: © Jordi Ruiz Cirera/Panos

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