Zubair Ahmed FOUNDER & CEO 🇧🇩
Zubair AhmedFOUNDER & CEO
CareerHe started his career as an Investment Banker and lead managed several venture funds. Throughout his career he has made 13 investment decision of which 6 of the invested companies got acquired by the likes of Google, Linkedin, Apple, Peoplesoft. He also has worked as a Vice President for Investment Banking division at Goldman Sachs. he managed the debt financing and M&A operation for the Asia Pacific region.
Academic BackgroundBachelor of Science University of the Philippines, Diliman; Master of Science Tokyo Institute of Technology; MBA, Yale University
HobbySkate Boarding, Table Tennis, Golf, Long drive, Ocean, Nature
Favorite FoodSashimi, Sushi, Nama Oyster, Sea Urchin, Kacchi Biriani, Tehari, Sangyapsol, Kaki Soup
MottoKnowing is NOT doing
Michael Schmitz CO - FOUNDER & CTO 🇩🇪
Michael SchmitzCO - FOUNDER & CTO
CareerAfter working for T-Systems and the United Nations during his studies, he joined the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence in 2005, applying AI methods to research novel Natural User Interfaces for the Internet of Things. In 2012 he co-founded the Experimental Media Lab further investigating innovative concepts for effective and engaging human-computer interaction. In 2018 he joined Hishab as the CTO.
Academic BackgroundDiploma & PhD in Computer Science Saarland University, Germany
HobbyDigital, analog games, sports, music
Favorite FoodAll kinds of vegan curry!
Motto"Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them." (Albert Einstein)
Mio Ahmed CO-FOUNDER & CSO 🇯🇵
Mio AhmedCO-FOUNDER & CSO
CareerIn 2011, she started her career at Mitsubishi UFJ Information Technology as Project Manager. She has engaged in several projects for foreign remittance system development for overseas brunch of Mitsubishi UFJ Bank. In 2014 she was relocated to Singapore and worked as ICT solution sales executive at Softbank Telecom Singapore. She was mainly in charge of Japanese corporation account. In 2016, she joined Hishab as co-founder.
Academic BackgroundBachelor of Business Otaru University of Commerce, Japan.
MottoOne life, live it.
Mohammad Fayadan Hossain CO-FOUNDER & COO 🇧🇩
Mohammad Fayadan HossainCO-FOUNDER & COO
CareerHis unconventional career started in his late teens where he used to do trading businesses and doing research work for large conglomerates. In about two years during the start of the 2nd year at his university, he become the Project Director for the First Private Port in Bangladesh. He worked in the port industry for over 3 years from the inception of the business and in late 2016 he Co-Founded Hishab.
Academic BackgroundAcademic background: Bachelor of International Business North South University, Bangladesh
HobbyOutdoor adventures such as Cycling, Driving, Scuba Diving, meeting new people and listening to stories
Favorite FoodFried Chicken, Fried Rice, Nasi Goreng, Chicken Biryani, Kacchi Biryani, Sushi, Sashimi and steaks
MottoVision without execution is hallucination
Thomas Fossum Anderssen ARCHITECT LEAD 🇳🇴
Thomas Fossum AnderssenARCHITECT LEAD
CareerHe is a Solutions Architect with background from Telecommunication and Retail. In 2020 he joined Hishab/Voicebridge as a Solutions Architect to help scale the organization with building up a microservice landscape and introduce agile processes.
Academic BackgroundBachelor’s degree Information Technology University of Agder.
MottoIf you chase two rabbits, you catch none
Christoph Voigt IT MANAGEMENT 🇩🇪
Christoph VoigtIT MANAGEMENT
CareerSince 2009 he was working as Project Lead for some med-scaled retailers in Europe focusing on different business goals in the E-Commerce world. In 2017 he changed sides beginning to work as international Project and Program Manager for one of the largest service providers for E-Commerce solutions in Europe, KPS, with his main client residing in the Scandinavian countries. In 2019 he joined Hishab as IT Manager.
Academic Background2006 Master's degree in Multimedia Communication University for Journalism & Communication, Hannover, Germany. Diploma's degree in Media Informatics and Computer Science University of Applied Sciences in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
HobbyTravelling, Gaming, Sports, Nature
Favorite FoodTajine with lamb and plum
MottoTake your time to understand. Then act.
Naziba Mostafa NLP TEAM LEAD 🇧🇩
Naziba MostafaNLP TEAM LEAD
CareerIn 2016, she started working as a Data Scientist in EMOS Inc, an AI start-up based in Hong Kong. She worked on speech recognition and several other audio classification and NLP based research projects. In early 2018, she relocated to Bangladesh and joined Jeeon , a company that works with rural healthcare. She worked with different teams to analyze different kinds of data in order to optimize the overall operation. In October 2018, she joined Hishab as a Machine Learning Engineer.
Academic BackgroundMasters and Bachelors in Electronic and Computer Engineering from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Favorite FoodPotato Chips
MottoLove For All, Hatred For None
Muntashir Islam DEVOPS LEAD 🇧🇩
Muntashir IslamDEVOPS LEAD
CareerHe has 7 years’ experience working with multiple software companies as a software and Devops engineer and has skills and knowledge with different programming languages and DevOps mindset. From the beginning of his career, he has worked with both development and operation domains together to deliver complex software systems smoothly. He has hands-on experience in architecture, building and automating mission-critical software solutions development and deployment over large cloud-based infrastructure. His passion is centered on software development, infrastructure design, and delivery by practicing DevSecOps culture
Academic BackgroundBachelor’s degree, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Favorite FoodBeefSteak, Pizza
MottoStay simple like a candle, and never forget to enlighten the world.
Md Nasimul Gani SOFTWARE DEVELOPER 🇧🇩
Md Nasimul GaniSOFTWARE DEVELOPER
Aseequl Khan PROJECT MANAGER 🇧🇩
Aseequl KhanPROJECT MANAGER
CareerHis career spanned from a software developer to a system analyst to a project manager, he started his career in 1993 at MOHFW, Bangladesh. Before his post-graduation in 2006, he was engaged in various levels of software development both in Bangladesh and in the UK. Afterward he concentrated on planning and managing software and web projects both in Bangladesh and in Thailand. In early 2020, he joined Hishab as the Project Manager of MFI projects.
Academic BackgroundMaster of Science in Information System Development London Metropolitan University, London, UK.
Favorite FoodVuna Khichuri, Beef.
MottoTaste your words, before you give it to others.
Kai Karren SOFTWARE / NLP ENGINEER 🇩🇪
Kai KarrenSOFTWARE / NLP ENGINEER
CareerHe is working for Voicebridge UG/Hishab alongside his Master studies at Saarland University. He previously worked as student assistant for the Big Data Analytics Group. Current main research interests include Conversational User Interfaces, phone-based Voice User Interfaces, User Experience and Usability Design, as well as Emotion and Sentiment Analysis and its application.
Academic BackgroundBachelor of Science in Media informatics, Saarland University.
HobbyKarate, Table Tennis, Swimming, Reading
Favorite FoodVarious noodle dishes like Spaghetti Bolognese, Salmon, Breaded "Schnitzel", Layered Salad, Spring Rolls, Tacos
MottoDon’t dream it, do it
Jiya Uddin Ahmad SOFTWARE ENGINEER 🇧🇩
Jiya Uddin AhmadSOFTWARE ENGINEER
CareerHe is a Computer Engineer who started his career as a Data Transcription Officer at Hishab. At the beginning he utilized his time to observe how human-Tran scripted data is fed to the Bengali ASR to build an ultimate Voice Recognition System grew out of Artificial Intelligence. Then he stepped up to contribute his part being a Software Developer and participated in various projects for the betterment of the ASR by building a fully functional ASR training software. Now he is expanding his career working with IVR systems and other software projects.
Academic BackgroundBachelor of Science in Computer Science & Engineering Daffodil International University.
HobbyTable Tennis, Hill Tracking, Coding, Nature, Ocean, Music, Games
Favorite FoodKacchi Biriani, Chinese Cuisine, Thai Food, Local Spicy Food
MottoLiving is better than to just Survive!
Md. Naib Hossain Khan SOFTWARE DEVELOPER 🇧🇩
Md. Naib Hossain KhanSOFTWARE DEVELOPER
CareerHe started his career as a programmer. Throughout the journey of his career, he worked for many companies and worked on many projects successfully. He has good skills in Java, JS, Python, ReactJs, Angular and many more languages and frameworks and now works as a full-stack developer.
Academic BackgroundBachelor of Science in Computer Science & Engineering Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology.
HobbyCricket, Football, Playing Card, Travelling
Favorite FoodKacchi Biriani, Tehari, Pizza, Mango
MottoWork until your signature becomes an autograph
Sadidul Kabir SOFTWARE ENGINEER 🇧🇩
Sadidul KabirSOFTWARE ENGINEER
CareerHe started his career as a software engineer. After finishing his studies, he did an internship as a software engineer for 6 months. Then he joined at Hishab as a Fronted Developer
Academic BackgroundBachelor of Science in Computer Science & Engineering Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology.
HobbyReading books, IB(International Bridge card game), Cricket, Football, Travelling
Favorite FoodKacchi Biriani, Beef Bhuna, Fish, Sweets, Various types of pitha
MottoTrying to refrain from doing things that harm others
Md. Sarwar Kamal DEV LEAD & SOFTWARE ARCHITECT 🇧🇩
Md. Sarwar KamalDEV LEAD & SOFTWARE ARCHITECT
CareerHe has started his career as a Software Engineer in 2010. Throughout his career, he was fortunate to have the working experiences with the leading-edge technologies in different roles including Product Manager, System Analyst and Software Architect. In early 2020, he joined Hishab as the Dev Lead & Software Architect to help scale the organization with building up a microservice landscape.
Academic BackgroundBachelor of Science in Computer Science & Engineering, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology.
HobbyTravelling, Reading Historical Novels
Favorite FoodRice, Pulses, Beef, Dried Fish
MottoImpact others by rectifying myself
Md. Kowsher ML RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT 🇧🇩
Md. KowsherML RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
CareerHe started his career started at the University in gem4tech.com as a researcher. Before completing his graduation, he published 6 research papers and got the best research paper award from IC4ME2, IEEE, University of Rajshahi, 2019. After completing his B.Sc., he joined as an AI Engineer in NKSoft, Dallas, USA. Till now, he published 32 research papers and had 4 international best research paper awards from IEEE, Scopus, Springer, ACM respectively, 1 national BASIS ICT award-2019, Robi r-ventures champion award-2019. In 2018, he was the got 4th best position in National Math Olympic, Chittagong Division, and ranked 2nd in SUB-IUPC. He had also 2 thousand problem-solving skills as a competitive programmer. Now he is working in Hishab Ltd. as an AI researcher.
Academic BackgroundMaster of Science in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Saarland University, Germany. Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics, Major in Neural Network and Statistical Learning, NSTU.
HobbyLearning, doing math, and coding
Motto‘Problem, Analyze, Math, and Code’
Md. Talha SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR 🇧🇩
Md. TalhaSYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR
CareerHe started his career as a Support Engineer (NOC) at an ISP. Later on, he worked as a System Administrator for several software companies before joining Hishab. He has four Red Hat Certifications.
Academic BackgroundBachelor of Science East West University; Achieved Dean's List Award. Master of Science North South University; 1 IEEE Publication.
HobbyTravelling, Cooking, Adventure Sports
Favorite FoodKacchi Biriani, Tehari, Fuchka, Beef Vuna
MottoA life spent helping others is a life filled with purpose
Raghavendra Prasad PATENT LAWYER 🇮🇳
Raghavendra PrasadPATENT LAWYER
CareerHe started his career in intellectual property as an IP Analyst and he specializes in Drafting & Prosecution of Patent applications. Throughout his career, he has helped R&D in safeguarding intellectual property interests by capturing innovations, strategies scope of filings, prosecuting patent applications over various jurisdictions and performing competitor’s patents analysis. He also carries an expertise in development of systems for IPR processes. He has also worked on many opposition assignments to avert probable risks due to competitor’s IP.
Academic BackgroundBachelor of Law with Honours in Intellectual Property Law RGSOIPL, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. Bachelor of Technology JSS Academy of Technical Education, Noida.
HobbyBadminton, Cycling, Swimming.
Favorite FoodPunjabi dishes, Kerala style sea food, Bengali sweets.
MottoLeave a mark.
Umapati Singh SECURITY ARCHITECT 🇮🇳
Umapati SinghSECURITY ARCHITECT
CareerHe started his software career as programmer with a defense sub-contractor for the Indian Army before moving to IT companies such as Polaris and Borland. His foray into banking domain started as an Assistant Manager in Citibank Singapore which evolved into a Vice-President role towards the end of his 8 years stint. Before joining Hishab, he spent 5 years as an Enterprise Security Architect for Maybank in Malaysia where he was instrumental in delivering the region’s first mobile soft-token, integrated bio-metric authentication, Issuer-based mobile wallet, etc.
Academic BackgroundBachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Telecommunications) Mumbai University, India.
HobbyCricket, Movies, Music
Favorite FoodVada Pav
MottoThere is no substitute for intelligence, experience, common sense, and good taste. - Bjarne Stroustrup.
Zaowad Rahabin NLP ENGINEER 🇧🇩
Zaowad RahabinNLP ENGINEER
CareerHe started his career as a ML engineer at Socian Ltd . Worked on various speech and nlp domain projects that includes asr,tts,sentiment analysis and chatbots. During this period he got to serve clients like Grameen phone, Gigatech ltd, Transcom ltd, Chinese aviation ministry and Hishab Ltd. After working at Socian ltd for 1 year and 8 months he joined Hishab Ltd as a Senior ML engineer in December,2020 . After joining Hishab he worked on asr systems for Hishab’s MFI and MSME domain and currently working on Voice banking project. His expertise domain is speech signal processing and NLP.
Academic BackgroundBachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology .
HobbyWatching anime, reading manga and gaming.
Favorite FoodBeef items
MottoIf there is 0.0.1% possibility of making things work, then grind until done.
Md. Tariqul Islam ML ENGINEER 🇧🇩
Md. Tariqul IslamML ENGINEER
CareerHe has started his career as a Machine Learning Engineer in Hishab Ltd. During his study in undergrad level, he was involved directly in IEEE signal processing society and was Secretary of that Student Branch Chapter. During his academic career, he attended many international competitions like Signal Processing cup and Video and Image Processing cup. He did lots of projects and researches, mostly on Signal processing and Machine learning domain
Academic BackgroundBachelor of Science, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology.
HobbySwimming, Cycling, Football
Favorite FoodIlish fish, Mejban, Borhani, Kacchi Biriani, Aflatoon, Fruit Custard.
MottoDon’t wait for the impulse, prepare yourself.
Md Waziul Islam MFI OPERATIONS 🇧🇩
Md Waziul IslamMFI OPERATIONS
CareerIn 2014, he started his career at Sigtran Limited Software company Dhaka,Bangladesh as Executive (Finance and Account). He is engaged in maintaining the whole account section, keeping regular deal with clients and bank and also maintain the human resource of the office employee. In 2017 he joined Hishab Ltd. As Operation Executive, MFI
Academic BackgroundPostgraduate degree of Economics at Dhaka University, Bangladesh.
HobbyTraveling, Reading Book
Favorite FoodBengali Food
MottoI Believe honesty and hard work.
Md Nazmul Hossain MFI OPERATION 🇧🇩
Md Nazmul HossainMFI OPERATION
CareerIn 2017 he started his career in Ordinary IT as a Trainer of Office Application, Graphics Design and Computer Networking(CCNA). In October 2018, he joined Hishab Limited as an Operation Executive (MFI)
Academic BackgroundBachelor of Science in Computer Science & Engineering University of Information Technology and Science (UITS). Diploma in Computer Technology Rajshahi Polytechnic Institute.
HobbyTraveling, Cycling, Fishing, Gardening and Photography
Favorite FoodBeef Tehari, Kacchi Biriani and All kind of Bengali Food
Motto"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow." -Albert Einstein
Kallol Paul TRANSCRIPTION OFFICER 🇧🇩
Kallol PaulTRANSCRIPTION OFFICER
CareerKallol started his career as a transcriber in Hishab Ltd. In his student life, besides his studies, he worked with Ekmattra Handicraft and Ranga communications per-timely. Kallol also volunteered some of the non-profitable organizations such as Ekmattra society, Ain O Shalis kendra, National Wall Magazine Council.
Academic BackgroundDiploma in Electrical Technology Mymensingh Polytechnic Institute. Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT).
HobbyDoing Scatch, Craft, Alpana and Theater, watching movies, Listening Music and Audio story.
Favorite FoodThe food that makes my mouth and mind feel good.
MottoDo everything you want, but remember freedom and arbitrariness are not the same.
Syed Kamal Hossain TRANSCRIPTION OFFICER 🇧🇩
Syed Kamal HossainTRANSCRIPTION OFFICER
CareerIn 2015, he started his career at SOA Associates, as Marketing Executive. In 2020, he joined HISHAB as a Transcriber.
Academic BackgroundMaple Leaf International School. O & A’ Level (Private Candidate) British Council.
NationalityMaple Leaf International School. O & A’ Level (Private Candidate) British Council.
HobbyCricket, Basketball, Badminton.
Favorite FoodChicken Roast, Kacchi Biryani, Chocolate Pastry.
MottoIf you believe, you can achieve.
Clinton Munna Muhuri TRANSCRIPTION OFFICER 🇧🇩
Clinton Munna MuhuriTRANSCRIPTION OFFICER
CareerHe started his career as a Freelance translator. He worked in different fields. Throughout his life, he kept his life simple in order to do the volunteer work that he needs to do to live as a Christian.
Academic BackgroundHigher Secondary School Certificate Mirpur Bangla College, Dhaka.
HobbyFishing, Cricket, Collecting Coins, Singing, Learning Japanese Language
Favorite FoodAll the food that my Mom Cooks & Sushi, Okonomiyaki, Biriyani, Tonjiru Ramen, Miso Soup
MottoAll things that you want others to do to you, you also must do it to others.
Mazharul Islam ACCOUNTING MANAGER 🇧🇩
Mazharul IslamACCOUNTING MANAGER
CareerHe starting his career as audit supervisor to Mushi Muhit Haque & Co. Then, he moved as a professional accountant to CARE International (As a project JITA social Business Bangladesh Ltd for five years). Afterwards he moved to a consultancy firm as a manager finance named Change Associates ltd for three years. Later he began his journey in Hishab ltd.
Academic BackgroundCA Partly qualified from ICAB. LLB National University. Bachelor of Commerce and Honours in Accounting National University. Master of Commerce in Accounting National University.
HobbyCricket, Reading book
Favorite FoodAny fruits, Beef Bhuna, Chicken fry and chotpoti.
Sumaia Akhter HR ASSISTANT 🇧🇩
Sumaia AkhterHR ASSISTANT
CareerShe started her career in teaching profession. After completing her graduation, she started her job in Hishab Ltd. as a transcriber officer. Now, she is working as Accounts & Admin executive at Hishab Ltd.
Academic BackgroundBachelor of Business Administration in Accounting Dhaka City College.
HobbyCooking, Story Reading, Nature.
Favorite FoodDon’t wait for the impulse, prepare yourself.
Mottolive and learn
Yuji Horiguchi ADVISOR 🇯🇵
CareerHe first joined Recruit Co., Ltd. and worked in both business and corporate office over 18 years. In 2005, he joined IMJ Group, back then listed company in Japan, and later promoted to CFO in 2008. In 2012, he founded IMJ Investment Partners, a corporate venture capital arm of IMJ group, and began investment in startups in Japan and Silicon Valley. Subsequently in 2013, he spun off the company to Singapore in order to capture the investment opportunity in fast growing SEA region. At the same time, he started managing investors` funds and as the fund management business has grown over time, he carried out MBO and re-branded the company as Spiral Ventures Pte. Ltd., where he serves as the CEO and the Managing Partner as of today.
Academic BackgroundKobe University, Japan.
HobbyTraveling, bathing in a hot spring and playing with my sons
MottoNothing ventured, nothing gained.
Atsushi Nagatoshi ADVISOR 🇯🇵
CareerHe has experience in M&A-related finance and other areas at the Corporate Planning Office of Livin' on the EDGE Co., Ltd.(later known as livedoor Co.,Ltd.). At DeNA Co., Ltd., he was responsible for both the investor relations and corporate planning departments, and led the management accounting and reassignment to the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. After returning to Livedoor Corporation, he was responsible for building the organization after the spin-off, including setting up the administration department. As General Manager of the Corporate Planning Department at Infoteria Corporation (currently ASTERIA Corporation), he was responsible for investor relations, overseas business development including M&A of US companies, and capital increase. After serving as a director of a subsidiary in China, he has experience as a CFO of a start-up company, increasing capital and building the organization. In 2016, He invested in Hishab as angel investor.
Academic BackgroundInternational School of Dusseldorf e.V. Faculty of Law, Chuo University
HobbySoccer, Watching movie, Reading books, Drinking with friends,
MottoDream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Mika Furukawa HR ADVISOR 🇯🇵