Mr. Hamid is one of the founder members of the company CloudWell. Before founding this company, he served as Vice President in a financial group that was involved in credit rating, research for outsourcing agency focused on stock market in Bangladesh. This financial group also involved in consultancy and advises to Bangladeshi Financial Institutions, Bangladesh Bank and other local business houses on macro-economic, capital markets and other business strategy issues. Prior to joining this group he gathered over seven years of banking experience in different roles at leading multinational banks, including Standard Chartered Bank and ICB Islamic Bank Limited (a member of ICB Financial Group Holdings AG.
With the experiences of working with a few of the largest multi-national organizations and after having established a software startup, Mr. Islam conceived and cofounded “CloudWell” in 2012 in a response to the growing opportunity to cater to the online payment services and relevant support platforms need in the country.
Mr. Islam (DOB 1975), is also a well known person in the corporate business sector, a fast tracker with a recent career as the Chief Operating Officer of a software company and prior working with IBM, British American Tobacco and Reckitt Benckiser Plc, he has developed necessary skills and competencies in leading organization. His exposure in coordinating international projects and proven leadership in structuring, staffing and managing independent business unit have been the instrumental factors in setting up his own company. His strong network with the leading organizations in FMCG, Telecommunications, Pharmaceuticals and New Technology sectors is also going to be a driving factor for the company towards achieving success in the new green economy model.
Mohammad Kudratullah joined our team in June 2016 as Chief Sales & Marketing Officer. He has got over a decade of experience & proven track record of working in leading FMCG & telecommunication companies. He started his career in September 2004 joining British American Tobacco Group and performed multiple roles in home & abroad for about 8.5 years. Then he moved to Airtel Bangladesh Limited and worked for 2 years as Head of Business Development. Prior to joining CloudWell, he assumed the role of Head of Sales in Transcom Consumer Products Ltd. – the first ever foods franchisee of PepsiCo Inc. Mr. Kudrat possesses outstanding academic records as he completed MBA & BBA from North South University with highest academic distinction ‘Summa Cum Laude’ and stood first nationally in HSC 2000 in Business Studies Group. He is a member of North South University SBE Alumni Advisory Board. He has keen interest in travelling & sports.
Mr. Apurba is one of the directors of the company CloudWell managing of its some operations & new product development. Prior to this organization, he was the executive director of Subodh Group that is one of the largest tobacco companies in Bangladesh. The sister concerns of that company is Ajay chemical Co. Subodh Agarbatti and Zarda Factory and Subodh Poultry. He also played the role as the decision maker in Marketing, Distribution, production and Management. He also used to run a family business named as Apu Zarda Factory that sells chewing tobacco products. It is one of the renowned names in northern and western regions of Bangladesh.
Mrs. Lovely Das is a director at CloudWell Limited and also the owner of Subodh Group one of the largest tobacco companies in Bangladesh. The sister concerns of that company is Ajay chemical Co. Subodh Agarbatti and Zarda Factory and Subodh Poultry. Shubodh Group has a broad distribution network in northern and western regions of Bangladesh. The main product of the company is hand rolled bidi, agarbatti, zarda, detergent powder etc. She directly manages some 300 officers and more than 2000 labors that are working full time in Subodh Group. As an entrepreneur, she has a vast experience in business decision making.
Upal is the founder and CEO of IIMI, a BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) company with multiple production facilities in Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh. With close to 3000 full time employees, IIMI is the largest and 5th largest IT sector employer in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka respectively. With its corporate headquarter and marketing arm in USA, IIMI has established itself as a reliable BPO service provider with many companies around the world, including several blue chip Fortune500 companies in its clientlist. He is actively involved in day to operations, management, new project acquisitions and launching. Besides IIMI, Upal also serves on the Board of VIPB, the first venture capital company in Bangladesh assisting start ups and rural enterprises. He started his career at Vitronics, a New Hampshire based circuit board manufacturing technology company. An Electrical Engineer by training, he graduated from Northeastern University, Boston (87). Upal loves technology and new gadgets: buying them, breaking them, rebuilding them; as well as convincing his friends to adopt. His other passions are traveling and cooking.
Shuvo joined his brother at the inception of IIMI and is the second owner of the company. His role at IIMI includes finance, project management, and new client acquisitions. As a serial entrepreunuer, Shuvo sits on the Board of several companies around the world. He also serves in the capacity of Judge and mentor at StartUp Dhaka and GIST, a partnership initiative led by the U.S. Department of State and CRDF Global. Shuvo started his career in USA as an accountant with Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC). He graduated from Northeastern University, Boston (89) with Cum Laude and was a member of Beta Alpha Psi, the US national accounting honors society. Shuvo wants to think himself as 80% accountant and 20% ‘others’. The 20% involves photography, books, spending time with his family and collecting South Asian contemporary arts.
Sanchayan Chakraborty is a partner with Aavishkaar, an early stage Impact Investment fund manager which is a pioneer in venture capital investment in enterprises working with the low income population in India, South Asia and South-east Asia. Sanchayan has over two decades of experience in investing and corporate finance, having worked with global investment and commercial banks including Standard Chartered Bank, Bank of America and ING, prior to his stint with Aavishkaar. Sanchayan graduated in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (India) and in Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (India).