A team of 25 volunteers led by the CEO went to Shahbara Village in the Charsadda area to help the flood affected people. 450 families were given one month of food, water and medication supplies. Everything was organized and distributed by Team Avenir on location.
Avenir Signs Up With Rafi Peer
1st August 2010
Avenir Technologies has signed up with Rafi Peer as technology integrators. Avenir would be streamlining all web related technical issues for Rafi Peer Group, one of the oldest and the largest events and entertainment company in Pakistan.
Technology Times does exclusive interview of CEO-Avenir Technologies
3rd May 2010
PILDAT invites CEO Avenir Technologies (Pvt) Ltd as Discussant
29th April 2010
Pakistan Institute of Legislature Development and Transparency – PILDAT invited CEO – Avenir Technologies (Pvt) Ltd as a Discussant at a briefing for business, media and civil society organizations on “ How to Influence the Budget of Pakistan ?”
The briefing was organized especially for Business, Media and Civil Organizations and Citizen Groups on how they can influence national Budget every year. The briefing answered questions such as what is the federal budget process in Pakistan, what is the Parliamentary budget process, at what stage of budget preparation and at which appropriate forum can citizens groups make an intervention. In addition, international best practices on engagement of citizens groups into the budget process were also shared in the briefing.
CEO Avenir Technologies inducted in the Board of TiE- Islamabad
10th April 2010
Annual Board meeting of TiE- Islamabad chapter was held on 10th of April 2010 at Marriott – Islamabad in which CEO Avenir Technologies Osman Masud was inducted in the board. Along with that he was given the responsibility of Committee Chair – TiEcon , the flagship event of all Tie Chapters.
TiE was founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals with roots in the Indus region. There are currently more than 11,000 members and over 2,500 charter members in 53 chapters across 12 countries. TiE’s mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, and education. Dedicated to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and giving back to the community, TiE’s focus is on generating and nurturing our next generation of entrepreneurs.
Avenir is majorly expanding in the year 2010, the new HR requirement is a minimum of 300 people in the fields of web development, business process outsourcing and general management.
Our recruitment teams have been activated in Lahore and Islamabad for an initial batch of 50 CSR’s to be hired by April 2010.Also different seats are being created to facilitate the general management of the ITO, BPO and Security divisions.
Avenir’s BPO division is part of our 2010 expansion plan. We realize that services outsourcing is a major business and many developing countries are playing their part to enable such services. We are planning on providing high level customer service solutions to local organizations as well as international organizations.
The full service portfolio is being launched from 2nd April 2010. The call center services would comprise of BPO, RPO and KPO services. The initial phase of 100 seats would be activated in April taking it to 300 seats by August 2010.
Corporate Social Responsibility at Avenir
15th March 2010
At Avenir Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is considered to be an integral part of our business model as we believe in Henry Ford’s’ saying “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business”.
In the year 2010 we have a special focus on CSR and different activities are being initiated under the CSR umbrella. Our management is playing a role personally as well as on the organizational level. Our CEO gives dedicated time to “The Indus Entrepreneurs” for the promotion of entrepreneurship in Pakistan. He has also been nominated as one of the directors of the Business Development Services Franchise Network to enhance the business development capacity of small and medium enterprises in Pakistan.
At the organizational level Avenir inducts at least 3 internees every month to train and capacity build so they are enabled for jobs in the IT sector. Also we are in the process of a city wide public awareness campaign in association with the capital development authority.
Avenir Technologies has been in the market for eight years now, throughout our tenure of operations we have proved to be the most innovative and the fastest growing technology company in Pakistan. Avenir has always practiced a pro active approach towards new market segments.
Over the past few years the security situation in Pakistan has led us towards development in the physical security domain. Our research and development team has worked extensively to develop products which can revolutionize the security business today. After viewing and reviewing the security threats and the past unfortunate happenings our team has formulated a few products, variations of which might be available with some international security organizations but are new to the Pakistani market.
Our core focus is on ballistic detection and protection, perimeter intrusion, radio frequency identification based (RFID) real time target tracking and real time facial recognition, tracking and analysis. The goal behind this development is to enable us to counter terrorism and other security threats to society as well as government, semi government and international organizations.
Avenir Technologies achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification from UKAS ( United Kingdom Accreditation Services) which is in line with the company policy of maintain highest quality standards.
ISO 9001:2008 specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization
Needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide product that meets customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and
Aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
Avenir steps into Alternate and Renewable Energy Solutions
12th Dec 2009
ARE sources are also one of the latest services being launched at Avenir. Our severe energy crisis has forced us to step into this domain of technology. We believe that those days are over when we had to rely upon hydra or thermal power. Avenir is working extensively into solar power generations and windmills. Both these technologies have great potential when it comes to futuristic power generation.
Avenir acquires 25000 sqft state of the art infrastructure for its expansion
1st Sep 2009
Avenir Technologies (Pvt) Ltd is one of the fastest growing companies in the IT sector of Pakistan. This is evident from the nationwide expansion of the company’s operations. In a recent expansion, Avenir Technologies acquired around 25000 sq. ft space at Software Technology Park in Islamabad. The STP is one of the most prestigious buildings of the country having state of the art amenities like (dedicated optical fiber links, comprehensive power backup, secure environment etc). The new facility is expected to accommodate around 800 employees.
CEO Avenir Technologies Osman Masud has recently returned from a summer program at Harvard Business School on Leading Product Innovation.
Companies that continually excel at creating new products know how to innovate effectively. Focused on the core challenges of managing product development in unpredictable markets, this program prepares you to develop innovative products and processes by identifying and leveraging new opportunities. Leading Product Innovation improves your ability to execute company strategy by leveraging effective product development.
Avenir launches its branch office at Siddique Trade Center which is located at one of the most prime locations of Lahore. The main focus of this strategic move is to tap into the highly skilled technical resource readily available in the city. The management plans to increase the number of employees to 200 in Lahore alone by mid 2011.
Avenir Acquires Microsoft Certified Partner Status
30th April 2009
Avenir attains Microsoft Certified Partnership status in April 2009.
The Microsoft Partner Program is designed for companies who develop and market solutions based on Microsoft platforms, provide consulting or technical services for Microsoft systems, or recommend Microsoft technology purchases to customers.
Microsoft partners include: consulting services providers, independent software vendors (ISVs), independent hardware vendors, large account resellers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), support providers, system integrators, system builders, training providers, value-added resellers, and value-added providers
Avenir Technologies is now an official member of the United Nation Global Compact. The UN Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. By doing so, business, as a primary agent driving globalization, can help ensure that markets, commerce, technology and finance advance in ways that benefit economies and societies everywhere.
Avenir Technologies At Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco
7th Nov 2008
CEO -Avenir Technologies was invited to attend the Web 2.0 summit in San Francisco in November 2008.
The fifth annual Web 2.0 Summit took place at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California. Web 2.0 Summit is a conference where Web Industry discusses today’s Web’s challenges and opportunities and the Web’s future. The Web 2.0 Summit connects the leaders and technologists opening the Web’s business opportunities.
The theme wasn’t just about the Internet. This year’s motto was “Web Meets World” .
• Over 70 thought leaders and entrepreneurs slated to present in an interactive format stressing audience participation
• More than a dozen extraordinary thinkers and business leaders presented “High Order Bits” – ten minute stand-and-delivered presentations designed to provoke, delight, and amaze the audience.
• Top executives from platform businesses addressed the future of the Web in plenary sessions
• Experts focuses on innovative new web technologies in their expert led-workshops
Al Gore Former Vice President USA, Marc Benioff CEO of salesforce.com, John Heilemann editor at New York Magazine, and Mark Zuckerberg CEO of Facebook, Jerry Yang CEO of Yahoo and John Battelle, founder of Federated Media were some of the speakers from inside and outside of the Internet Industry.
Avenir ranked in top 30 in the world by E-Lance out of 108,238 Companies
22nd Oct 2008
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Flare Magazine does exclusive interview of CEO – Avenir Technologies
4th July 2006
“ Going Ahead Distinctively…………….With a balanced mix of skills, experience and research abilities, Mr. Osman Masud along with a fairly large team of seasoned developers and engineers of Avenir Technologies looks forward to guide the company towards being a market leader in IT sector in a very short span of time. “ ~ Flare Magazine.
Flare, leading telecom news magazine, meets the information and research needs of the global and local communications industry, from breaking news to expert analysis. It is the leading communications link between end users and the vendors, carriers and resellers of telecommunications technology and services. Moreover, Flare is official magazine of Connect IT, ITCN Asia, Callcenter, India, Mobile, WiMAX and Portugal.