Ecommerce Business in Pakistan is growing with the rapid pace. Due to brain drain, a number of Pakistani is living abroad and letting other entities grow. But very few of them come back and let their country grow with the pace of other nations. In terms of eCommerce business tycoons in Pakistan, very few name can be seen in front. Following are the top 5 names who have made their country proud on them:
Mr. Aurangzeb khan shifted to China in 1994. He did his Textile Engineering from Beijing and also done his thesis in the Chinese Language. He is among top 10 Pakistani who first shifted to China and are well recognized by Chinese. Throughout his career, he worked at very senior positions for many top brands like ADDIDAS, REEBOK and was also approached by WalMart. But instead of joining Walmart, he developed his own kids Italian brand with a name “Frankina & Frankino”. He is also running a cricket team in Shanghai Cricket club. His love for his nation let him come back once again. So he left everything and started working on revolutionizing the E-commerce market of Pakistan. He approached Alibaba and finally launched the first Chinese online brand Cheezmall.com in Pakistan with 200,000 vendors on January 29th.
He is its current CEO and bringing some top Chinese Brands like XiaoMi (No.4 Smartphone manufacturer in the world, No.2 in China) in Pakistan. He is bringing Chinese model of working and acting as a bridge for Chinese E-commerce to enter in Pakistan which has one day sale equal to 1/3rd of Pakistan’s total exports.
He got the popularity from Voice of America in 1997 when he becomes the first Pakistani to launch a website in Urdu, Persian, and Arabic Language. He is also the one who has provided a number of services in Civil aviation including the implication of existing control list database management system in Pakistan airports. He has also served for UAE and ABU Dhabi Police and defense Ministries. He has also maintained many executive positions in these countries. Maintaining this spree, he has founded the Solo insight which has face recognition intelligence built in for security purposes. He has won 31 international awards and currently working as Chairman and CTO of Solo Insight Inc having millions of database and records with the powerful backup system.
Monis Rehman is a Computer Engineer from Standford University. He firstly founded Naseeb Networks Inc. He made Pakistan’s 8th fastest growing company with just 130 employees. in 2006, he made the launch of ROZEE. Soon it became the-the largest recruiting online website. It has almost reached to 40,000 job applications. He has also managed some of the international award titles and also serving us Board of Director of Kashaf Bank. He has also acknowledged by Forbes Magazine as Top Businessmen of Asia under 50.
Zeeshan Ali Khan:
Having the degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College of London, Zeeshan founded the first real estate industry of Pakistan with the brand name of Zameen. He initiated the Ecommerce platform first in the UK because he also has British Nationality. But he soon came back to Pakistan and launched Zameen in 2006. Initially, it was venture funded but Farhan became able to get international funding in later years. The website is working perfectly in 12 cities of Pakistan. He is also running but.co since 2007 and actively presenting Pakistan’s image in international conferences.
Raza Saeed is having the background of Computer Sciences. Since his College times, he was actively making some unique ideas. He also presented the idea of automating meter reading system in Pakistan at an international competition. Unfortunately, the idea failed to get even into top 10 slots. From this point, his journey started because he didn’t give up the hope and started his own company from under 130 employees with the name of Confiz solution in 2005. He soon launched Pakwheels website which became very famous in the very limited time period. He also gets an international investment for the same project and now Pakwheels has become a very prominent name in buying and selling of cars online.