Riaz Haq

67, Male

Silicon Valley, CA

United States

Profile Information:

Where do you live?
Silicon Valley, CA, USA
Your real name? (No pseudonyms, please)
Riaz Haq
Which college or university?
NED University and New Jersey Institute of Technology
Any fellow Pakistani Alumni living near you?
Yes, many.
Your graduation date?
1974
Your major?
Electrical Engineering
What do you do for a living?
Start-up business consulting
Any professional affiliations? Memberships in professional orgs?
TIE Charter member, NED Alumni Association of Silicon Valley
What have you done for your alma mater lately?
Organized NEDians Convention 2007. Started NEDians Worldwide.
Tell us about you:
I am the Founder & President of PaAlumni . In addition to being a high-tech executive, I am an entrepreneur, an investor, and an avid watcher of South Asia and financial markets, I have more than 25 years experience in the hi-tech industry. I have co-founded two high-tech startups and managed multi-million dollar business. I am a pioneer of the PC and mobile businesses and I have held senior management positions in hardware and software development of Intel’s microprocessor product line from 8086 to Pentium processors. My experience includes senior roles in marketing, engineering and business management. I was recognized as “Person of the Year” by PC Magazine for my contribution to 80386 program. I have an MS degree in Electrical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. I have two blogs: http://riazhaq.blogspot.com, http://southasiainvestor.blogspot.com
What are your hobbies?
Reading, travel, blogging, community service.
Your favorite books?
1984, Fahrenheit 451, The Long Tail, Wikinomics, Blue Oceans Strategy, The Buffet Way
Website:
http://southasiainvestor.blogspot.com
Favorite Music:
The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, U2, Cat Stevens, Ghazals, Nusrat Fateh Ali
Favorite TV Shows:
60 Minutes, The Simpsons, Aaj with Kamran Khan,Pak Music on Geo & ARY, CNBC Squawk Box.

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  • Muhammad Hassan Aziz

    Dear Sir,

    I am Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Graduate of NED UET, batch 2007-08. I want to take some professional+educational knowledge regarding job/study abroad. I am available at m.hassan.aziz@hotmail.com. I will be thankful if you could give some of your precious time to me.

    Regards,

    Muhammad Hassan Aziz

  • shamim uddin

    Dear Riaz

    I am NED graduate of 1972-73 batch and I have class fellow in your management panel  1-Arif Gafur 2-Farid Durrani, 3- Idris Khotari...i need their email adress or let them contact me  Also can you create NEDIANS 1972-73 Mechanical Group in web site.

    Regards..SHAMIM UDDIN, shamimuddinbashir@hotmail.com

  • Farrukh nawaz

    Very nice sir. You are working great in blogging