Webinar on Entrepreneurship in IT Sector organised by Computer Science, AMU


Aligarh : With the objective to enthuse the young minds to take up initiatives for startups and to step into entrepreneurship, the second webinar of the series was organized on the topic “Entrepreneurship in IT Sector” on 7th August by Department of Computer Science, AMU.

The Department of Computer Science is in continuous exercise to capitalize the vast pool of illustrious alumni who have vast experience of industry and many of these have started their own ventures and are successful entrepreneurs. The idea is to connect alumni with the present lot of fresh technocrats so that they may benefit from the rich real life experiences of their seniors.

Around 200 participants registered for the Webinar, out of which 20 teachers, 30 professionals from Industry and 150 students’ participants were from local, national and International academia and industry.

On this occasion, Prof Qazi Mazhar Ali, Dean, Faculty of Science appreciated the efforts of Prof Aasim Zafar, Chairperson and his team for organizing webinars on such contemporary and useful topics in the present challenging. Organizing webinars on such relevant topics is the need of the hour as they provide a window to students for value addition to their curriculum.

Prof Aasim Zafar, Chairperson, Department of Computer Science in his welcome address elaborated the aims of Webinar and said the purpose to organize such events is to instill confidence in the students and produce job-creators, rather job-seekers.

Mr Ahmed Ullah, an alumnus and founder of two companies XoraSoft Inc and Avior Inc., in Santa Clara, California, USA, shared his personal experiences related to startups and entrepreneurship. He discussed the process of stepping into entrepreneurship citing specific examples from IT sectors.

In an interactive session the participants cleared their doubts regarding startups and entrepreneurship with the speaker Mr Ahmed.

Dr Arman Rasool Faridi, Coordinator of the webinar conducted the webinar and extended vote of thanks


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