Skills : a2i - Aspire to Innovate
Born in Rajshahi and an education in commerce from Dhaka University’s prestigious Faculty of Business Studies, Rezwanul Haque Jami entered in the career domain very early. From his college days he worked in ground breaking technologies. As the first module developer in Bangladesh for Sage Sovereign ERP to an avid Web developer and designer by late 1990’s. He is a self-taught programmer and web developer and despite having a commerce background, Rezwanul Haque Jami forwarded his career in technology and IT field. He had a celebrated career in IT and Technology from the start. Working his way up the value chain from a Web developer in Newage Infotech Services limited to Advance Agro PLC. In Thailand. He returned back home and joined the national Telecom Operator Teletalk Bangladesh Limited as a mid level manager in external coordination team. However, his vision has transformed Teletalk into a VAS powerhouse in Bangladesh. Groundbreaking utility services like centralized SMS based SSC and HSC results and University admission automation were innovated and lead by him during his tenure in Teletalk. These services have given him an identity as one of the premier VAS innovators in Bangladeshi Telecom Arena.
After leaving Teletalk in 2009, Rezwanul Haque Jami joined Menag Mobile Solutions SDN. BHD. A Malaysian company also dealing with VAS and OEM mobile handsets. Here he acquired knowledge on fabless chipset integration and firmware integration with Mediatek and MRE platforms. He was the lead behind launching Bangladesh’s first true mobile app store and lifestyle portal ‘Sprint World’ for the OEM brand Sprint.
Rezwanul Haque Jami is the only Bangladeshi IT professional to have set up an MVNO in UK. Working from Paris, France, he had setup PRIYO MOBILE, the first Bangladeshi owned MVNO in uk using Orange and T-Mobile access Networks.
He made his mark working as the National VAS consultant for the Access to Information (A2I) programme under Prime Minister’s Office. A truly groundbreaking feat was achieved. Rezwanul Haque Jami has actively lead the initiative to standardize Bangla for the mobile devices in Bangladesh. Involving BSTI, PMO, BTRC and AMTOB, within a span of Eleven months to implement, Her Excellency The honorable Prime Minister inaugurated the initiative. Today, the impact of this is seen nationwide, use of Bangla in social media and internet has exploded.
An avid entrepreneur, he has started his own organization Nextstep Interactive and Unico Solutions. In the arena of BPO and E-Commerce. He is one of the founders of bdtickets.com, one of the leading e-com business and acted as the Country Head for Spice Digital Bangladesh Limited, 100% FDI e-com and VAS conglomerate. He founded numerous eCom success stories, bdtickets.com, rentkori.com and trippin.com are just a few.
He is actively involved in enhancing the country’s foray into e-Commerce. He is one of the Founder directors of the e-Commerce Association. The only government accredited trade association for e-commerce businesses in Bangladesh and currently serving as elected Vice President of the organization. Believing that he can contribute more towards the sectoral development, Mr. Jami has taken a sabbatical from his ventures and joined Access to Information (a2i) programme again as the lead for a2i’s e-commerce facilitation drive as well as the lead in social innovation commercialization.