Javaid Iqbal

Chief Commercial Officer (Member & Executive Director) at STZA

Javaid Iqbal is the Chief Commercial Officer (Member & Executive Director) at the Special Technology Zones Authority of the Government of Pakistan helping build the foundation of a tech-enabled knowledge ecosystem in Pakistan. He has spent the last two decades spearheading large-scale complex business and technology transformation efforts for global Fortune 500 conglomerates and federal, state, and local governments across North America, Europe & Asia.

Javaid previously served as a Customer Engagement and Success Leader at Salesforce in the North American region and most recently as the CEO of TransformX, a global consultancy focusing on advisory and education in the digital transformation, customer experience, technology disruption, and innovation space. Javaid started his career in the US based Strategic Technology Practice of EY and later moved on to the Financial Services practice of PwC where he led transformation efforts for banks at Wall Street. Javaid also speaks globally on Customer Centricity, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Digital Sales, and the Future of Work. In 2019, he was one of the 7 speakers invited by Google to speak on the ‘Future of Artificial Intelligence and Humanity’. Javaid went to Purdue University for his undergraduate studies in Computer Information Systems Technologies and completed a master’s degree in Communication Systems Strategy and Management.