Dr. Asfand-E-Yar graduated in Electrical Engineering (Telecommunication) in 1999 from N.W.F.P University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar (PAKISTAN) with Honors. Dr. Yar was awarded degree of M Sc in "Communication and Real-time Electronic Systems" with major in Mobile Communications on 6 Dec 2001, and then later during a congregation held in July 2006, he was awarded PhD in Telecommunication Network and Performance Engineering at University of Bradford, UK.
Additional to his educational excellence, Dr. A E Yar has diverse Telecommunication industry experience spread over Europe (France, Germany, Finland and UK) as well as in developing countries (like Pakistan & MEA).
Dr. Yar’s professional experience involves working at middle to senior management position within Telecommunications Industry (both Wireless and Wire line – Vendor/Operator environment).
His roles revolved around Technical – Planning and Operations, Corporate Development, Executive Management, Academia, Research, Training and Regulatory Affairs.
His expertise cover End – to – End Quality of Service and Quality of Experience, Wireless and Wire-line Networks (Performance Auditing, Testing, Performance Monitoring & Optimisation through resource optimisation), Program and Project management, Processes Formulation & Re-engineering of existing Processes, Business Development (Sales & Commercial), and Business Intelligence from Corporate and Strategic Management perspective.
Dr. Asfand-E-Yar’s few key achievements can be summarized as following:
- Establishment of a successful business operations through delivery of Multi-Million Pounds Sales/Profits for a UK based Multinational firm (Aircom International) in Pakistan for over 03 years. In Recognition to his Efforts and Achievements with Aircom International Pakistan (PVT) Ltd (AIPPL), Dr Yar was given "Above and Beyond" Award and Trophy which is considered to be the Aircom International most Prestigious Awards.
- Establishment of a successful operations of Corporate Quality Assurance (CQA) Department at Etisalat – PTCL, to achieve and deliver the strategic company objectives for over a period of 02 years. During this time, developing and implementation of Quality Management Systems (QMS) for the award of ISO 9001:2008 certification has been his one of the Key achievements.
3. Dr Asfand E Yar started SAY BI Ltd in the UK with three Principals giving exclusivity for Business Development, Local Support, Training and Delivery to SAY BI Ltd, UK for Pakistan. In first 18 months of the company he successfully managed to close Multi Million Dollars sales for Principals. Hence, opening up a challenging market for them in a shortest possible time where they had been trying for last 07 years with not much results. In recognition to these achievements, SAY BI was awarded the Most Improved Distributor/Partner Award in July 2012 at the Anite - NEMO 2012 Distributors and Partners Meeting held in Singapore (Anite APAC HQ).
Picture Above: Anite - NEMO 2012 Distributors and Partners Meeting at Singapore
As part of Quality of Service and Customer Care promises - commitments by SAY BI, SAY BI Pakistan (PVT) Ltd came into being on Dec 2011 in Pakistan with locally trained staff to serve the clients more effectively and promptly. This has further edged SAY BI Principals over their competitors by provisioning of local presence for support and delivery through locally trained staff at clients door steps with International Supervision and Re-Assurance in Support and Services.
Dr. Asfand-E-Yar is a Member of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Institute of Engineers Pakistan (IEP), Member of IEEE, UK Simulation & Modeling Society and British Computer Society (BCS). In addition to his recognized published work he sits at the reviewer’s panel of various national and international conferences, journals and research funding bodies.