I have over 7 years of experience working in the software industry mainly in the financial and marketing sectors. I have worked on many different tools and technologies over the years though. I have been involved in various projects from the initial stages to liaising with the clientele. I therefore, am acquainted with and, understand how important it is to analyse, evaluate and synthesise the various techniques/solutions for it to meet the end users needs and requirements.
I am currently employed as a Software Engineer at Fiserv where my role involves working on online retail banking, cross channel payment integration, re-engineering and automating business processes.
I have a master degree in computer science from the University of Bedfordshire, UK and a first class bachelor in computer science from the University of Management Technology, Pakistan. My education has helped me to critique the literature and from this keep up to date with new technologies, theories and conceptual frameworks that are being discovered all the time in the field.
I am actively engaged in empirical E-learning and learning through computers and social media qualitative and quantitative research where I have published and presented many conference and journal papers to international conferences. These papers have primarily highlighted the e-learning experience based on gender. Where, I have contributed to knowledge through my recommendations I have made towards improving the overall e-learning experience by introducing many new ways towards using technology and social media in Higher Education. This has contributed to lowering the gender gap in adopting e-learning principles in Universities. I thoroughly enjoy finding gaps in the literature and empirically findings answers and solutions that will contribute to new knowledge in the world of IT industry and academia.
In my spare time I love to travel to new places and learn about different cultures and the people life styles. Recently, I have become an activist towards photography with my Canon 30D thoroughly enjoying capturing creative photo shoots.