Furqan Qureshi brings over three decades of industry experience. He has served in ‘C’ level positions for over 20 years. His career focus has been to transform businesses with effective use of technology to generate revenue and profits.From his first day at work at IBM as a Salesman to his last job as Chief Commercial Officer, he has garnered the respect of his colleagues, who appreciate his contribution to business, industry and community. An individual with a vision, a prolific speaker in disciplines as diverse as Soft Skills, Business Strategy, B2B Selling Skills, Marketing, Leadership, Process and Change Management, Design Thinking, Business Model Innovation and Digital Transformation.
He chose to go back to school to start his new practice of Consulting and Training in disciplines of Design Thinking, Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship, and Start-Up Mentoring. He is an individual with wealth of experience in business and technology, demonstrated leadership, strong ability to influence and motivate teams, and possesses a very high penchant for intellectual curiosity – he calls himself the Perennial Learner. He has achieved certification in Design Thinking from MIT and Business Model Generation and Value Proposition Design from Strategyzer AG. He is currently building a community of Design Thinkers and has trained over 450+ persons in Pakistan. He is also a Mentor-in-Residence at the National Incubator in Islamabad,Peshawar and NUSTNSTP.
As a Trainer, he brings the Market Into the Classroom. In the corporate domain, his consultancy focus is on corporate innovation, design and digital transformation (which he calls “Dual Transformation”). He considers this as the path for corporate entities to create value that creates an impact in the lives of their customers and enables these businesses to capture value for their business.