Teradata recognizes professionals through IT Excellence awards

Teradata Corporation, has announced the winners for 11th Teradata National IT Excellence Awards at a prestigious awards ceremony held in Islamabad. Twelve Awards were given to the best professionals in the information technology industry.

Chairman NADRA, Mohammad Tariq Malik and Counselor economic affairs US Embassy, Mr. Robert Ewing, were chief guest and guest of honor, at the event, respectively. They appreciated Teradata’s efforts in encouraging IT professionals and IT development in the country through IT Excellence awards. They also commended the winners for accomplishing distinction in their respective fields.

Khuram Rahat, Teradata managing director for Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh,

“I am very pleased to host the 11th Teradata IT Excellence Awards and to recognize these 12 distinguished people in the IT industry at the national level who have been instrumental in introducing, promoting and implementing IT in Pakistan.”

Nominations in the 12 categories were received by independent auditors KPMG Taseer Hadi & Co. Seven judges evaluated the nominations based on the supporting documents – the compiled results were later announced by the auditors.

Teradata IT Excellence awardsMs. Sofia Shahid and Ms. Nighat were the hosts for the evening. Dinner was followed by lively performances by Hadiqa Kiani and Hanif Raja.

Winners of the 11th Teradata National IT Excellence Awards in the 12 categories are:Teradata IT Excellence awards

Excellence in IT Business Intelligence – Mr. Umar Afzal
Excellence in Software Development – Mr. Bilal Hashmat
Excellence in Software Export – M/S NetSol Technologies Limited
Excellence in Networking – Mr. Ameen Sharif
Excellence in IT Research & Development – Mr. Zeeshan-ul-hassan Usmani
Excellence in IT Education – Mr. Osman Hasan
Excellence in Project Management – Mr. Gohar Ahmed Khan
Excellence in IT Media & Publication – Mr. Shahrukh Dilshad
Excellence as an IT Student – Mr. Muhammad Usman Shahbaz
Excellence in IT Enabled Service Offering – Mr. Raza Saeed
CIO of the Year – Dr. Sarfaraz Alam
Lifetime Achievement Award – Mr. Nooruddin Baqai