Badar is Cofounder and VP of Growth at Bramerz, a leading full-service digital media & marketing company in Pakistan 🇵🇰, a next-wave emerging market. Badar primarily acts as a Growth Hacker (growth marketing + product growth) for two of Bramerz product ventures, Fishry.com (ecommerce) & Publishrr.com (Content Management System).
Badar also had a short stint with Facebook as ‘Product Growth Manager for Pakistan’ where he helped add context and narrative to unique local insights buried deep inside big data analytics. Prior to that, Badar worked as Twitter and Google’s Country Consultant for Pakistan for 10 years. He acted as a one-man-army-on-the-ground for Google & Twitter liaising closely between internal teams and all-things Pakistan! He has also worked for ASUSTeK, SMEDA & Nishat Textiles.
Badar is also a founding board member and an active mentor at several tech incubators & accelerators including Plan9, LUMS LCE (NIC Lahore) and The Nest I/O, Invest2Innovate, Telenor Velocity and NIC Islamabad. Badar is also a Central Executive Committee (CEC) member at Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) and has been judging at Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Awards for the last few years.
Badar brings along more than 18 years of rich and diverse experience. In his previous lives, Badar secured his Masters in Economics & Management from the Lahore School of Economics (LSE).