Founder of Spider Digital Innovation Kazi Monirul Kabir, a Dubai-based digital transformation company, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class technology executives and entrepreneurs.
Monirul was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience.
Criteria for acceptance into council include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.
"We are honored to welcome Kazi Monirul Kabir into the community," said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, a collective that includes Forbes Technology Council.
He said, "Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world."
As a member of the council, Monirul will connect and collaborate with other respected leaders in Forbes's private forums.
Monirul will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on Forbes.com, and to contribute to published question and answer panels alongside other experts.
"I am super excited to be on the Forbes Technology Council. I hope to contribute and learn from engaging with one of the world's most exclusive think tank and technopreneur community," said Kazi Monirul Kabir while reacting to news of his inclusion into Forbes Technology Council.
"My aim would be to work on making technology work for the social good of common people across Southeast Asia and the Middle East," he added.
Before his debut as a tech entrepreneur, Kazi Monirul Kabir worked in different vital positions in many internationally well-known companies including British American Tobacco, Banglalink, Grameenphone, Google and many more.
He served as Google country manager in Bangladesh and Singapore during 2012-2014. Then he started Spider Digital Innovation.
He is also the chairman and managing director of Altum Infratech Ltd and the co-founder of the first Bangladeshi AI based programmatic ad network Purple Patch.
Beside tech business, he is currently serving as country director of Httpool in Bangladesh.