Prof. Dr. Irfan Hyder, Dean CBM and CES, holds a PhD and M.S. from University of Texas at Austin, USA. In addition, he holds an MBA from IBA and BE-Electronic from DCET/NED.He has a wide experience in academic leadership, consultancy, entrepreneurial ventures, trainings, teaching, research, in the design and implementation of innovative programs and as a motivational speaker. He provides consultancy for entrepreneurial and personal visions, students/parental counseling and education. In his career spanning over 18 years, he has worked in leadership positions at various organizations. He was deputy director at IBA and Dean and VP of PAF-KIET. He has extensive industry consultancy experience for private and public sector organizations such as Oxford University Press, Trade Development Board (EPB), Pakistan Ordnance Factories, Pakistan Steel, Ministry of Science and Technology, etc. His entrepreneurial ventures include E Patterns Software Solutions, Ahsan Memorial (AEF) L2L Academy.