Dr. Nadia Zaheer


Dr. Nadia Zaheer is a Senior Management Consultant – Team Lead HWSW Analytics and Cognition and a Data Scientist with Management. She holds a PhD degree in Logistics/SCM Optimization using data analytics, MS degree in Engineering Management & B.E in Computer Systems Engineering with 12 years of diverse experience.

She has 6 years of Telecom experience, where she was awarded the prestigious Century Club Award for her performance. She also has 4.5 years of Data Analytics, Project Management, BPR and Lean Six Sigma Teaching/Training Experience, where she was awarded the Outstanding Research Award from IBFR USA.

She has worked as a Business Intelligence & Quality Assurance Analyst/Team Lead at Mobilink & Team lead of BSS Planning Team – The largest Telecom Service Provider of Pakistan – owned by the world’s largest Telecom Service Provider (www.vimpelcom.com). Previously, employed as a Full Time Permanent Faculty at NUST Business School, Islamabad, Pakistan. She has been working with IBM GBS for 1.5 years now and has worked in diverse domains and currently leads and trains her team of data scientists to predict machine failures using Watson and Machine Learning algorithms. She received the Managers Choice Award in 2016 for her work. She delivers boot camps and is part of the steering committee to launch Masters Degree in Data Science in Pakistan (HEC). Her main focuses at IBM include Zong - China Mobile, Nestle, Turkish Airline, Vodafone Qatar, Mobilink – Vimpelcom, i2 solution-ing and Use cases for banking, AWB Bank – Morocco, Etihad Airline, HBL Data Management Strategy, HWSW. Currency Management, Vodacom Cognitive Agent and the list continues.