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We are a group of young, passionate individuals who want to bring about a change in Pakistan. We like to challenge the status quo and tread on paths that are less travelled. In this journey, we believe in collaboration with like-minded individuals and organisations so that we are able to see the change in our own lifetime.


 

Zain Ashraf

Founder & President

Mr. Zain Ashraf studied Entreprenuership in 2011 from the University of Miami. His entrepreneurial journey started when he came back to Pakistan after his graduation, and started founding several ventures at a very young age including Seed Out, iVoke (An Interactive Digital Agency), Eccountant (All-in-One Cloud Accounting ERP) and Super Asia Surgical. Besides rendering philanthropic and social services, he holds a Directorial position at Super Asia Group and Hardees Pakistan.

As the President, Mr. Zain Ashraf oversees the operations, ensuring complete transparency in all phases of implementation. Smart policy making, a strong framework and competent liaison with other organizations are the core areas he focuses on. His areas of expertise also include poverty alleviation, micro-financing, social mobilization and management.

Zain has represented Seed Out as a speaker at OIC (Organisation of Islamic Corporations), TEDx, Islamic Mirco Finance Network, LUMS, BNU, and Lahore School of Economics. He has also been ranked Pakistan's Top 25 High Achievers under 25 by TechJuice and his vision for Seed Out was also awarded Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Programme Award. 

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Ahsan Khan

Brand Ambassador

Ahsan Khan was born in London. During his childhood, Khan's family frequently moved between England and Pakistan. He was doing a Masters degree in English Literature from Government College University, Lahore, but had to postpone it because of acting.  He is a social activist, a famous TV actor, film star and now working voluntarily for Seed Out to raise voices of thousands of underprivileged potential Entrepreneurs to change their lives forever.   

 

 

 

Khalid Khan

Country Head

Mr. Khalid is serving as the Country Head at Seed Out since 2015. Professionally carrying an overall for around 17-18 years of experience. Academically, qualified his M.Sc (Life Sciences) University of Punjab and MBA in Marketing Management. Project Management Inclusive of strategic planning, execution, Business development, HRM, capacity building, M&E etc. Other than paid, he has also holding a sizeable experience for working for as a volunteer / Advisor to HRR Trust. He has worked for the Micro entrepreneurship development / micro finance, Health, Education and gender empowerment issues. Experience with Government of Pakistan, NGOs & Corporate sector, have bestowed by the broadening of vision. In 2002 World Bank fellowship was awarded to represent Pakistan in Norway on ABCDE-Europe as well as a publication on EFA program on world bank site. Since 2004, He is holding a status as a member with a  Think Tank under Foreign Office, UK. Developed International linkages with Diplomats, Think Tanks / Policy , Academia, International donors, regulators, Trade Unions and world wide Financial sector key players.
He has been honored to be the Panelist Speaker over International Summit on CSR 2012.
During Professional working have been the part of strategic planning, driving HRD, designing organizational policies, SOPs, measure to control etc. And setting KPIs, performance management to gear efficiency. Assisted R&D, market intelligence and feedback systems. Arranged a number of seminars, exhibitions, training & attended training, Negotiating skills, customer Care, HSE (Health Safety & Environment), ISO Certification understanding etc. Report writing, Communication with Internal & external clients have always remained part of work. And in 2007 Switzerland Government appointed to represent Swiss Govt in Pakistan for specific initiative of business & investments development. In October 2015, he has participated in OIC-Malaysia and represented Seed Out with the key actors there

 

 


 

   

Khizer Inayat

Honorary Social Brand Ambassador - Saudi Arabia

 A “Visionary C-Level Executive with 15 years of Operations/ Marketing/ Customer Service and Business Growth experience. Consulted hundreds of companies to grow their sales and improve in the Customer Services. A Technology Geek with latest tools that can enable a Team to work closely and collaborate more closely to achieve the results. Trained by “Dr. Philip Kotler” – The Marketing guru of the world. Highly skilled in Managing and Nurturing Client Relations by utilizing Inter-Personal and communication Skills. Ability to bring a fresh, dynamic and go-getting approach to achieve the “results”. Track record of introducing innovation and creativity at the work place. Exceptionally Pro-Active, Out-of-box thinker and a dedicated professional that sees opportunities in hurdles. Exposure to the growing Middle East Enterprise/ Retail/ Online Markets with added advantage of Arabic Language capabilities. Equipped with a strong portfolio of successes contributing to the profitability and success of company. Unique blend of expertise with MS Office Advance Skills, ERPs, CRMs, Social Media, Email Marketing, Online Advertisement, PPC, Google Ads, LinkedIn and Facebook utilization for research and marketing. Qualified Product Manager from Zurich – Switzerland.