Farhan is the founder and CEO of Catalyic Consulting and acts as a gluing factor in integrating the various initiatives in the company. Farhan has careers spanning over 19 years in the field of Consulting, Training & Appraisals. He sits on board of various government and semi government bodies as an advisor and member. His major contribution for Pakistan IT industry is carrying the flag of CMMI since 2007. He became the 1st Pakistani professional to become the SCAMPI Lead Appraiser and has conducted more then 120 appraisals around the globe.
In addition to CMMI, he is also an authorized instructor and lead auditor for various ISO standards including but not limited to Information Security (ISO 27001), ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 18001, ISO 20001 and ISO 220001. He has consulted more then 50 companies on various standards and spend around 675 man-days as an auditor and trainer.
P J Corum is a mentor and director in Catalyic Consulting. He is an internationally recognized name especially in the field of ITIL and COBIT. PJ has over 35 years experience working in USA, Middle East, Vietnam and Europe. His experience includes working with large banks and big conglomerates including IBM, SAMBA, Injizat and Dubai Government. P J has been both a practitioner and a consultant for many of the Fortune 100 companies and for several Central Banks around the world. In addition to this he is also a Master trainer for lots of standards and frame works pertaining to IT industry.
Umair Javed is the Tech partner at Catalyic and is a gold medalist in MSc from LUMS and also an electrical engineer from UET, Pakistan. He has a great experience in entrepreneurship, running software house, gaming studio, e-commerce market place and mobile applications development. He has also been a faculty member of LUMS and delivers his expertise by teaching in the area of software development. He is also trained in the area of Information Security Management System, Information Technology Service Deliveries and CMMI. He brings the practitioner experience to our team in all the above standards and in addition to that also helps in developing smart solutions that are tailored according to the need of the companies, especially in the area of Agile and SCRUM development.
Basit brings a diversified experience of 15+ years in the field of QA and software development. Having worked in companies like NetSol and Si3 as a member of ISMS team, he knows the other side of the table as well and is a veteran in the field of quality documentation of processes and policies and establishing the ISMS. He has also participated in unlimited number of audits and has a large number of successful projects as a consultant under his belt.
Imran brings with him a mix experience of consulting as well as implementation for various ISO models. As a member of PSEB team he has witnessed the technical implementation of the various models in several organizations in Pakistan. Also he was a part of NADRA team that led them to ISO as well as CMMI, he is based in Islamabad, Pakistan and provides services to our clients in Islamabad along with other team members.
Bilal, is spear heading the marketing department at Catalyic and manages a team of various resources in different cities. The most salient feature of his day to day activities is to represent the client voice in our organizations and we truly try to come up with a mutually beneficial win-win contracts with our clients. He is also responsible for customer relationship management and because of his constant and friendly relationship, we are able to foster and nurture a client into a long term business prospect. In addition to marketing talents Bilal is well read and trained on various domains and standards that are ISO 9001, ISO 27001, ISO 20001 and CMMI. His active involvement in projects helps in better client servicing and issue management.