Biography: Mr. Syed Almas Kabir, CEO of MetroNet Bangladesh Limited and Managing Director of AyAl Corp, has been associated with the ICT industry for the last 30 years. He studied Electrical Engineering at Jadavpur University, India and did his Masters from New York University, USA. He was attached to academia as an Associate Professor of Computer Science and as well as in administrative roles for more than 12 years. Mr. Syed Almas Kabir is the President of Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS). As BASIS President, Mr. Kabir created an e-Gov Cell in BASIS to assist government in preparation of RFP & evaluation of tenders in upcoming government projects as one his major initiatives. The US State Department awarded Mr. Kabir as International Visitor in their Leadership Program (IVLP). He was awarded the Global Networker pin from JCI. He was the Team Leader of the Bangladesh Delegation to CeBIT 2013, 2014, & 2015 in Hannover, Germany and presented keynote-paper on Outsourcing Opportunities in Bangladesh at IT Investment Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark. Almas represented the ICT industry in Prime Minister’s delegation to multiple countries promoting investment.