Shahadat Khan, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Shahadat Khan is the CEO of Progoti Systems, a Mobile Banking Service Provider company in Bangladesh specializing in mobile financial services and software development. Progoti Systems has deployed the SureCash mobile financial services network in Bangladesh that offers mobile banking and payment products in participation of multiple banks, mobile operators, NGOs, merchants/retailers, and other business and government payment partners. Dr. Khan has more than 23 years of experience including university teaching, research and development, software engineering, product marketing, technology consulting, and building IT-based solutions for social development. Before founding Progoti Systems, he was the CTO at Eyeball Networks, Canada.
Shahadat Khan 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 numerous articles in journals and technical magazines. He has traveled more than 30 countries, and is a hobbyist photographer.
Md. Abu Taleb, MBA
Chief Business Officer
Md. Abu Taleb is the Chief Business Officer of Progoti Systems Limited. Mr. Taleb has vast experience, 23 years, – in micro-finance industry and software industry. Mr. Taleb started his career with Grameen Bank and also worked for Grameen Solutions Ltd. Later on, he joined in bracNet as Assistant General Manager and became the Head of Chittagong & Dhaka business unit.
Mr. Taleb played a key role in Sirius Broadband (BD) Ltd. a nationwide Internet Service Provider Company (ISP) as COO before joining Progoti Systems Limited.
Md. Abu Raihan
Vice President, Engineering
Md. Abu Raihan possess 12 years of professional experience in Mobile Financial Services; Mobile VAS; System Analysis, Design & Development; System Integration; ERP Implementation Project Management, Consultancy and Business Process Re-engineering etc. He has implemented 6 large scale tier 1 ERP projects in Bangladesh. Mr. Raihan is a IT professional with adequate business knowledge. He is a computer science graduate from Bangalore University, India with an MBA degree major in MIS from East West University, Dhaka.
Chief Financial Officer
Responsible for finance strategy and planning. Having 14 years of experience in investment banking, private equity and M&A he provided advisory services in telecom, healthcare, education and energy sectors as well as ADB and IFC. Partner of AT Capital, CEO, Osiris Bangladesh. He finished his Chartered Accountant from Scotland. Finished his LLB at Aberdeen University. He is also a member of the Securities Institute in the UK (MSI).
Advises the top management on financial services sector and strategic business development. He is recognized as an eminent banking personality in Bangladesh with 38 years of experience. He is an Ex-Managing Director, First Security Islami Bank, Bangladesh. He did his M.A. (Economics) from Dhaka University and worked in Rupali Bank and Dutch-Bangla Bank.