NEW YORK: Eminent Bangladeshi entrepreneur in USA Aziz Ahmad joined the 114th congressional Swearing in ceremony in Capitol Hill on January 6th 2015 as an honoured guest. Mr. Ahmad Shown here in the picture, second from the left, along with the reelected United States Speaker of the House, John Boehner, and Congressman Mike Honda from California, among other dignitaries.
Mr. Ahmad said "as our Democracy forges a new horizon, both Democrats and Republicans will have to mix in order to spawn new creativity, nourish the human spirit, spur economic growth and empower nations"
Aziz Ahmad is a well known personality in the mainstream political and business community in United States and the Bangladeshi diasporas as well.
Aziz Ahmad is the CEO and President of UTC Associates, Inc., a leading systems and network integration company.
President & CEO Aziz is also co-founder of Vonair Inc, a software provider of video enabled Softclient for the wireline and wireless markets.
Mr. Ahmad's career in the telecommunications and information technology industry spans nearly two decades. During that time, he progressed steadily upwards in the ranks of management and business leadership positions, in some of the largest and technically advanced companies in the United States. Mr. Ahmad brings his vast experience to UTC Associates, Inc. headquartered on Wall Street in New York City, of which he is a co-founder.
An accomplished leader and network architect, Aziz was the lead architect of AT&T’s VoIP networks. Mr. Ahmad managed the network design and development efforts for AT&T and specialized in areas of multi-services broadband technology and packetized voice. Mr. Ahmad directed the AT&T team in the NGI (Next Generation Internet) Consortium, which was created to research, develop, and demonstrate the next generation broadband access network based on IP and Multi-Wavelength optical technology. His work required the management and coordination of teams of several hundred technical, academic and management personnel spread across the United States.
He has extensive experience in developing and rolling out new services from concept to revenue generation stage. Aziz also served as Director of Service Provider Solutions at Thrupoint and was responsible for developing and introducing a broad range of IT and telecommunication solutions for the service provider market.
Mr. Ahmad's travels and international business experiences, particularly in Bangladesh, inspired him to found US Bangladesh Partners, a business endeavor focused on developing business opportunities for US, Canadian, Pacific Rim and global companies, seeking to invest in, source from, do business with, manufacture in, joint venture or partner in Bangladesh. In support of this endeavor, US Bangladesh Partners and UTC Associates, Inc. have brought together their networks of chambers of commerce, corporate leaders, the academic and business communities to introduce and connect them to the opportunities available in Bangladesh, including organizing and co-hosting the 2009 Bangladesh Investment Summit in NYC, at which the Honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina presided, the 2010 Power and Energy Investment Road Show, and the US Bangladesh Technology Summit in 2010.
Mr. Ahmad is very proud to serve as a Managing Director of Grameen Solutions (www.grameensolutions.com), Grameen Bitek in Bangladesh where Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus serves as the Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Ahmad is a recognized business leader who has played a prominent role in the business and corporate community. Mr. Ahmad is Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the US Pan-Asian American Chamber of Commerce, North East Region (USPAACC), a national, non-profit organization representing all Asian Americans and Asian American-related groups in business, sciences, the arts, sports, and education, public and community services.