Munir Hasan

General Secretary

Bangladesh Open Source Network (BdOSN)
Munir Hasan is an information technology consultant and open-source software activist. After graduating from Bangladesh University of Science and Technology, he worked there for more than a decade. Later on he moved into Prime Minister’s Office as ICT consultant and eventually to Ministry of Science and Information & Communication Technology of Bangladesh Government. Currently he is working as a Coordinator, Youth program at ProthomAlo, the largest daily newspaper in Bangladesh. He is also the Secretary of Bangladesh Math Olympiad Committee, and helped to reach the event in the way it is now. As the secretary of Bangladesh Open Source Network, he is working on promoting Bengali Wikipedia since 2005. He is a founding member of Wikimedia Bangladesh and currently serving as a Member in the Executive Committee. In 2008 he achieved the prestigious Ashoka Fellow in response to his contribution to changing the way math is taught and understand.