Mostafizur Rahman Sohel


Md. Mostafizur Rahaman Sohel is currently serving as a Director of Bangladesh Association of Software and Informa- tion Services (BASIS), the largest national trade body for IT and ITES of this country. Md. Mostafizur Rahman Sohel, Managing Director of Advanced ERP (BD) Ltd - one of the leading software houses in Bangladesh, has 20 years of expe- rience in technology, finance and management as a Software Architect, Consultant and Entrepreneur. He is actively involved in software business and operations in countries like Malaysia, Singapore & India. During the course of his long career he was involved in the development, implementation and commercializing of several products, like DreamApps ERP, ERM Anywhere, Core Integrated Business Systems, ERP in a Box, Brand Manager and Dream Apps Work Space. Currently, he is working on several multi-tenanted hosted SAAS initiatives. His current interest is in integrating social media technologies and Mobile with supply chain enterprise software. Recently he has initiated his foray into dotcom business. He also has been working relentlessly to develop local software market to its fullest capacity. Mr. Sohel has been a member of the Standing Committee on Telecom & ICT of DCCI for the last few years. He is a governing body member of FBCCI. He is also serving as a director in charge of Standing Committee on Call Center & BPO and Standing Committee on Local Market (Private & Corporate) Develop- ment of BASIS. Mr. Sohel is passionate to create ‘Access to Finance’ for IT companies and has been working closely with banks and other financial institutions for achieving this goal. He has lead BASIS team to partner with IDLC to jointly launch a comprehensive financial and non-financial solution for ICT Entrepreneurs. BASIS members have embraced this initiative with positive response and it has already started making significant contribution to the development of the ICT sector in Bangladesh. Mr. Sohel is a former National President of Junior Chamber International (JCI) Bangladesh in 2013. He is also a proud Rotarian and has been honored to become the Chartered President of Rotary Club of Dhaka Radiant.