BiographyMashhood is a senior innovation leader, who has been driving innovation with world’s leading companies and start-ups for over two decades in Silicon Valley. Mashhood leverages his extensive technology background, deep business expertise and design thinking skills to solve complex problems using technology and makes life easier for people.
Mashhood has built products as a software developer, helped launch solutions to market as a product manager, drove strategy for half-billion-dollar product line, spearheaded innovation-led sales programs, drove co-innovation projects with customers in various industries, led digital transformation initiatives for world’s top enterprises, advised numerous start-ups and converted several ideas into businesses during the course of his career.
Mashhood has been granted six US patents and has also won two prestigious design awards including Red Dot award for the innovative design concept for a citizen-centric information portal. Mashhood has been a guest speaker at several industry events as well as mentored numerous start-ups in many Silicon Valley boot-camps. He advises C-level executives on innovation and digital transformation regularly. He has also been a guest lecturer at various business and entrepreneurial schools including University of California Berkeley.
Mashhood holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Systems engineering from NED University of Engineering & Technology, Masters in Systems sciences from Louisiana State University and Masters in Business Administration from Santa Clara University. He can be contact at http://www.MashhoodAlam.com .
BE in Computer Systems Engr. NED University, Karachi, PK
MS in Systems Sciences from LSU, Baton Rouge, LA
MBA from Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Design Thinking, Business Design, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Software Applications, Information Technology, Cloud computing, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning.
Reading, writing, asking questions, sharing ideas, challenging assumptions.