OpenWare Business brings diverse and global experience applicable for non profit, corporate and government organizations. Our team is a determined group of internationally recognized Process & technology experts working diligently to transform technological innovations into social advantage. Our response to global challenges is to apply technology for innovative, effective & scale-able solutions

Meet the Executive Team

Saleem M. Rafik

Chief Executive Officer, OpenWare Business Pvt. Ltd, Business Architect, Co-Founder & Chairman Open Source Foundation Pakistan (OSFP),  Former Director General NADRA Technologies & CIO NADRA, Former CIO, Deutsche Bank Switzerland, Former Director IT Merrill Lynch Financials (now Bank of America Merrill Lynch). 
Extensive experience FinTech, Open Source, Agile Planning, Technology Trend Evaluation & Strategic Vision.  Life Management Coach & Philanthropist.  Extensive experience in large-scale I.T services management, global strategy development, organizational development with Fortune 100 corporations.  Systems and business acumen in banking, insurance, health, manufacturing and services industries. World Class experience in all aspects of technology, business, people and budget management with MCB, NADRA, Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, IBM, Price Waterhouse and EDS.

Ameen Sharif

Chief Operating Officer OpenWare Business Pvt. Ltd, Ameen  has over 20 years of experience in ICT and InfoSec field. Beside InfoSec auditing, his expertise lies in designing large scale ICT & security infrastructure including Tier-4 Data Center, FTTH network, Wi-Fi network and smart buildings.  He holds CISSP CEH CRISC CISA ISMS:LI and CPTP certifications. He is member of ISACA, (ISC)2

Babar Zahoor

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer OpenWare Business Pvt. Ltd , Founder Open Source Foundation of Pakistan. Babar  is one of the iconic person in Information Technology Industry of Pakistan as Open Source Technologies leader. He believes in using Open Source Technologies Pakistani IT Industry will fulfil  National & International demands.   

Advisory Board


Dr. Syed Iqbal Ahmad, PhD

Co-Founder & Founding Chairman Open Source Foundation of Pakistan (OSFP)
Former  Chief Scientist PARC, Former Prof at Agriculture University of Faisalabad

Brig. Dr. Ashraf Masood, PhD

Professor/ Former  Dean Military College of Signals
(MCS) NUST,  Vice Chairman & Co-Founder, Open Source Foundation of Pakistan (OSFP)

Prof. Dr. Engr. Adeel Akram, PhD

Dean/Professor, Faculty of Telecommunication & Information Engineering  PhD UET Taxila  

Dr. Hafiz Adnan Habib, PhD

Chairman/Associate Professor, Department of Computer Sciences

Mr. Tahir Mahmood Ch.

Chief Executive, Falcon Engineering, Founding Member & Chair Industry – Academia Linkage, Open Source Foundation of Pakistan, President Computer Society of Pakistan

Mr. Asim Shehryar Hussain

Former Managing Director, Pakistan Software Export Board, Co-Founder & Member Executive Council Open Source Foundation Pakistan