My Success Story

PITB in collaboration with TiE Lahore presented 'My Success Story' with Mr. Naeem Zafar to know what keep these success leaders motivated and rejuvenated.

Why Attend?

  • Make the most out of this opportunity to listen to great speakers
  • Learn from the expert advice
  • Expand your knowledge base by listening to new ideas
  • Find out the new trends in the industry
    Glean valuable insight on their journey to the top
    Network with others in your field

Event Details

Date: January 6, 2014
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue: 3rd Floor Auditorium, Arfa Software Technology Park, Ferozepur Road, Lahore.

About the Speaker

Mr. Naeem Zafar is a faculty member at the University of California Berkeley, Center of Entrepreneurship and Technology. He has taught entrepreneurship and New Venture Finance at Haas Business School since 2005. He is also a serial entrepreneur and he co-founded and served as the CEO of Bitzer Mobile, an enterprise security and mobility company that was acquired by Oracle in November 2013.
Naeem started his own business at the age of 26 and subsequently went on to start, or work at, six startups. His first job out of Brown University with a degree in electrical engineering was to design chips and electronic systems. Twenty years, two kids, one IPO and three CEO stints later, he founded Startup-Advisor, a company focused on educating and advising entrepreneurs on all aspects of starting and running a business (
Naeem works frequently with the US State Department in promoting innovation and entrepreneurship across the world and was invited to the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship in Washington, DC to participate in a dialogue about starting an entrepreneurial ecosystem worldwide. He is on the International advisory board for the North African initiative at the Aspen Institute. He has travelled to 76 countries to understand cultures and how business is done and considers himself a global citizen. Naeem has authored five books on entrepreneurship on topics ranging from conducting market research to seeking the right funding to successful ways to start a business. Information can be found on His books including “7-Steps to a Successful Startup” are also available on, Kindle and on the iTunes App store.

Program Details

3:00 pm to 3:30 pm Registrations & Arrival of Guests
3:30 pm to 4:00 pm Talk by Mr. Naeem Zafar  
4:00 pm to 4:30 pm Open House - Q/A
4:30 pm to 5:00 pm Refreshment & Networking