Md. Shahadat Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Progoti Systems Limited
Dr. Shahadat Khan founded SureCash in 2010 that operates the leading payment platform for mobile phone users in Bangladesh. Currently SureCash is working with 6 local banks, 6 microfinance institutes, 250 payment partners and more than 33,000 retail agents to provide banking and payment services to more than a million end customers.
Prior to founding SureCash, Dr. Khan was the Chief Technology Officer of Eyeball Networks, a Canada-based software and technology company delivering solutions to world-famous customers such as Intel, Polycom, FujiFilm, Comcast and Philips.
Shahadat Khan is a graduate from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, the top engineering school in Bangladesh. He is a Canadian Commonwealth Scholar, and received his Ph.D. degree in computer engineering from University of Victoria, Canada.
He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and panels, holds 16 patents, and has published many articles in journals and technical magazines. He has traveled more than 30 countries, and is a hobbyist photographer.