About

Ejad Labs is on a mission to redefine the role of business in South Asia.

We host a series of international summits, delivers unique development programs in South Asia, North America and Europe, partnering with governments, corporates, startups and entrepreneurs to pioneer a new way of business.

Based around the globe, the Ejad Labs team is part of a global movement of companies that hold themselves accountable to rigorous standards of social and environmental performance and transparency – redefining how we measure success in business.


Our Values

Be a pioneer

We approach every event, every program and partnership with a clear purpose, clear values and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Collaborate with others

We combine our expertise with the talents and ideas of those around us, so that our work may have greater impact.

Work with compassion

Every decision we make should have a positive impact on the people around us.

Work for inclusion

We believe success is measured by the diversity of people we work for and alongside.

Work for the empowerment of others

We help the individuals changing the world to tell their stories, gain recognition for their work and find new opportunities for collaboration.


Our Team

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Arzish Azam, CEO

Arzish specializes in community building, entrepreneurship, youth advocacy, and innovation travel. The youngest global graduate from Founder Institute, a highly celebrated Silicon Valley accelerator, has hosted many leading entrepreneurs, technology experts and investors including in his talk shows and has directly helped 100+ startups and SMEs in global exposure.

He is the brain behind Pak-US Tech Exchange, the largest independent tech exchange program connecting Pakistan and Silicon Valley. His exposure from being Pakistan’s youth representative at Obama’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016 in Stanford, Organization of Islamic Corporation’s Youth Entrepreneurship Forum 2017 and 2018 in Kazan, Russia, Startup Grind Global Conference 2018 in Silicon Valley, Web Summit 2018, Startup Grind Barcelona Conference, SXSW2019 and Oslo Innovation Week etc. brings the gamut of relevant experiences and rich understanding of the field. He uses this to empower the youth of his nation with similar worthy global exposures, network, and experiences.

He further leverages his leadership as the Islamabad Chapter Director for Startup Grind to create a robust and well-knitted entrepreneurial ecosystem in Pakistan, he’s the lead organizer of the Startup Grind Pakistan Conference which hosted 50+ global tech leaders in Islamabad. He is also an alumnus of Plan9 – Punjab Information Technology Board’s Technology Incubator and the National Incubation Center in Islamabad.

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Shoaib Ahmad
CTO

Shoaib is a Tech Entrepreneur, heading technology Ejad Labs. He spent 15 years in the Tech Industry within different regions and almost every size of the business. He worked as Product Designer & Project Manager for some awesome companies including Dell computers, Yahoo corporation Dubai and BMW with different projects.

Shoaib has led a $26 Million revenue eCommerce company which is based in California. He hired more than 70 people and established an offshore office in Pakistan to double the sales.

Shoaib formed a software company “Boost My Startup” where he used to provide startup mentorship and development solutions to early-stage startups all over the world. which eventually converted to the initiative of the Developer-as-a-Service model after 5 years of a successful business.

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Mehroz Azam
COO

Mehroz has extensive experience in operations, community building and event curation. He currently leads the execution of our global programs and was the co-organizer of the Startup Grind Pakistan Conference. In the past two years, he has been responsible for the successful execution of our flagship exchange programs in Silicon Valley and Europe.