HIGHLIGHTS OF LIFE
I'm from Lahore, Pakistan 🇵🇰
I was raised in amazing city of Lahore, therefore my personality got many "Lahori" traits - we are very friendly, non racist, food lover, sports enthusiast, politically aware, straight-forward and shopping addicted people. Lahore is famous for its rich culture, heritage, gardens, food, universities and politics. In short, Lahore is heart ❤️ of Pakistan.
Brother of two loving siblings. 🙎👨
I am lucky enough to have an elder sister and younger brother. Sis behave more like a 'mini' mother to us, with lots of advice and love. My brother, being youngest in family, is punching bag for everyone 😂
High School and Undergraduate education from Lahore, Pakistan 👨🎓
I was honored with "Student of the Year award" on high school graduation so you can guess I was good at studies. Afterwards, went to Forman Christians College, Lahore for Fsc and graduated with B.B.A (honors) degree from Hailey College of Banking and Finance, University of the Punjab, Lahore.
Hardcore Cricket Lover 🏏
Brits ruled the Indian sub-continent from 1858 to 1947, and (sports of) Cricket is one of many things they 'left behind'. I was in school when Pakistan won the Cricket world cup 🏆of 1992 under the captaincy of Great Imran Khan and infected with this sports since then. I think, I spent approx. 25% of my youth playing and watching cricket. I played as left handed opening batsman and right arm medium pace bowler.
Entrepreneur by DNA 💡
When I was kid, my father used to read 2-3 newspapers a day so there was a big stack of newspaper in store room. To earn some pocket money, I started making and selling paper bags from these newspapers and sold them to small shops nearby. In college days, Internet was getting popular so I learnt affiliate marketing to sell products online to make commission. Among other things, I sold 1000's of copies of "Hunger Games" novel.
Self taught IOS Developer 👨💻
After spending few years in corporate world, I wanted to do something on my own. In other words, Entrepreneur inside was kicking me.Apple Appstore opened for developers in 2010 and I 'got a feeling' that it will be big thing. I self learned the programming for IOS and launched first app. Its success give me wings to take it further and then in coming 5 years, I developed and launched 60+ apps.
Post-graduate Degree in Investment Management 💰
In 2015, I got admission in University of Liverpool and graduated with Honors in 2017. My unique skills in IT + Finance gives me competitive edge in analyzing the companies in IT/AI/ML/Social categories.
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder 📈
I was awarded CFA charter in 2017 and as a CFA charterholder uphold to highest standards in Investment Management industry.
Currently staying & working in Shanghai, China 🇨🇳
I moved to China in 2012 and stayed in Beijing and Shanghai since then. Currently, I am staying in Shanghai with my family and working at Shanghai Evans Investment Management Ltd.
I've two Loving Cats 🐱🐱
I was always afraid of cats until I got my first cat (meme) in Beijing and fall in love with these furry and purry creatures since then. I adopted another cat (jinji) in Shanghai. I can't imagine life without them.