Imran Owais Kazmi
Strategist, Meritorious Education Network FZ-LLC
Imran Owais Kazmi is a graduate of the prestigious Institute of Business Administration which has placed blue chip executives for decades. He’s worked with multinationals like British-American Tobacco, Motorola, BASF, Nokia besides his own consulting firm and has teamed up as a Strategist and Soft Skills Trainer with Meritorious Education Network in the UAE. To his credit are more than 500 workshops on different soft skills and teacher training topics including leadership, negotiations, communication, rapport building, project management, character building and behavior change – admired by his trainees for involving them in the process with a sense of equal responsibility for learning and sharing real life insights coupled with the latest buzz in the field. He has also implemented and improved upon the world famous performance management tool, Balanced Score Card, to tailor it to Asia Pacific and the Middle East management mindset.
Recently he has teamed up with Meritorious Education Network, a conglomerate in the education world with assets in Schools, Nurseries, Private Tuitions, Soft Skills and Certification Training Centers globally. Meritorious has, over the last 20 years, challenged the norms of education, specially academic approach from theoretical to action learning and a clear focus on teacher motivation including financial and non financial compensation that sets the example for the whole industry. Meritorious is gradually expanding in the UAE and has set its sights on the global education market.
In his spare time he’s a healthy green diet proponent, a peace and animal rights activist, an avid lover of Jazz and Ambient tunes and an occasional guitar player.