ith the rise of the digital revolution, tech influencers of Pakistan have also become successful in creating their online space.
Whether it’s about reviewing the latest gadget, software or sharing updates, the influencers have become the go-to and reliable source of knowledge.
Here we’ll share the top tech influencers of Pakistan who you can look forward to staying up-to-date about tech news.
Jehan Ara is a businesswoman and the president of P@SHA currently (Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT and ITeS). Ara is an inspiration for aspiring women in Pakistan.
She established her own multimedia company known as Enabling Technologies and since then achieved numerous milestones. She left her company to take a permanent role at P@SHA because the demand for her position grew there.
Jehan Ara joined P@SHA and started an initiative to support and develop the tech community in Pakistan. She leads the Nest i/o Tech Accelerator, which works as a startup incubator that supports new businesses.
Being a vital part of Pakistan’s tech industry, she has responsibly fulfilled her role for the past decade. In 2018 Jehan Ara became a part of the Prime Minister’s Task Force for IT and Telecom as well as the Punjab Board of Investment and Trade as a member.
Asad Ali (Asad Ali TV)
Asad Ali is a Faisalabad-based Tech YouTuber with over 2 million subscribers. He posts videos on YouTube on a regular basis to stay connected with his subscribers and help them with their tech-related issues.
He reviews the latest gadgets, shares his opinions about different mobile apps, provides tips and tricks for his viewers. The best part about his channel is that he mainly uses the Urdu language, which is easier and simple to understand. A large number of audiences from Pakistan and India get attracted to his YouTube channel.
Asad Ali is a go-to choice for any of your tech-related issues and queries.
YouTube: Asad Ali TV
If you want to stay updated about tech initiatives implemented by different departments of government or private sectors, you should go ahead and follow Umar.
Umar Saif is a computer scientist and has served as a chairman of the Punjab Information Technology Board from 2011 to 2018. During his time as a chairman of PITB, he established the first technology incubator in Pakistan called “Plan 9”.
Umar has been awarded multiple awards, including Sitara-i-Imtiaz, for his entrepreneurial ventures and remarkable research work. In the MIT technology review, Umar has been named among the top 35 young innovators in the world.
Umar has also been one of the names from 2015 and 2019 in “The 500 Most Influential Muslims”.
Zaryab Khan – XEETECHCARE
Zaryab Khan is another tech YouTuber with over 1.5 million subscribers. He is young and connects with today’s generation perfectly. He knows the ins and outs of the tech industry as he reviews almost every latest and major gadget.
Zaryab initially wanted to start his career in the field of medicine, but fate had other plans for him. He started his YouTube channel at a very young age and gained popularity because of his fresh style of making videos.
Zaryab is definitely among the best YouTubers in Pakistan as he helps thousands with his reviews and tech-related news.
Bilal Munir (VideoWaliSarkar)
Bilal is yet another young YouTuber who runs a successful channel with over 1.6 million subscribers. He is a tech reviewer and also uploads tutorials and tips, and tricks videos on his channel to help and educate people.
He started his YouTube channel in 2016. The channel got a boost in subscribers in 2018 when his videos started trending in Pakistan. Now, he is a well-established and reliable YouTuber.
Bilal got noticed by local tech businesses, and now they ask him to review their products when they are launched in the market.
Bilal has also launched his very own e-commerce website by the name “saaman.pk,” where different gadgets and devices are sold online.
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Nighat Dad is an internet activist and a criminal and family, Lawyer. Dad established a here non-profit organization called “Digital Rights Foundation,” which aims to educate the people and especially women of Pakistan, about protecting themselves from the filth of online harassment.
For her efforts to help women protect themselves from online harassment, she was named in the TIME magazine’s list of next-generation leaders.
Nighat has also led different campaigns regarding the freedom of speech online and against the legislation that allows the government to carry out online surveillance.
Dad’s work in the field of IT security has been commendable, and she has earned a number of international awards for it.
Pakistani YouTube is filled with talented individuals, and one of them is Imran Pardesi. Imran is a tech YouTuber who aims to increase his viewer’s knowledge through his videos related to tech.
He makes videos about the latest phones, gadgets, PC, tips and tricks, mobile applications, and tutorials regarding photo and video editing.
Pardesi wants to educate beginners with his videos and has been doing it successfully for quite some time now. He has over 820K subscribers on YouTube, and the number is only going every day.
If you want any updates on gadgets or want to learn tips or tricks related to apps and devices, Imran Pardesi will be of great help to you.
YouTube: Imran Pardesi
Nabeel Qadeer has spent his professional life creating out of the box ideas and made them successful. He established multiple initiatives that turn out to be successful and helped people all over the country.
Nabeel co-founded Innovation district 92, which is an IT company with an aim to create almost 10,000 jobs. This initiative serves as a startup incubator that helps entrepreneurs establish businesses.
Idea Croron Ka is a business reality TV show that aims to fill the gap between startups and investors. So far, this show has completed 4 seasons and has committed approximately Rs. 540 million to different startups. Along with all this, Nabeel has also played a significant role in setting up the entrepreneurial wings of PITB.
If you want to build a startup of your own or want to have the latest updates about the tech world, then you should follow his Twitter.
Maria Umar is a talented woman who has made a name for herself for all the right reasons.
She is the founder of Women’s Digital League, which was founded in 2009 with the aim of providing training and education to Pakistani women regarding the digital world.
Umar has worked tirelessly to empower women economically and has a passion for helping women in Pakistan to become well versed in digital literacy. She believes that women should be given equal opportunities in the digital field, and for that, she conducts workshops by the name #shemeansbusiness.
Through her workshops, she provides assistance to women to help them understand the technicalities of social media platforms. And also, how to promote businesses successfully.
Maria is a no-nonsense kinda person. She always speaks her mind, which is why you should definitely follow her on Twitter.
Tamoor Pardesi is an online teacher who aims to help people learn about earning online in Pakistan. His videos will be really helpful for someone who wants to earn money online in Pakistan through reliable sources.
He teaches people about freelancing and has tutorials about creating profiles and earning on freelance platforms like Fiverr.
You can learn many things from his YouTube channel and start earning online by following his tutorials and guide videos.
YouTube: Tamoor Pardasi
This sums up the list of top tech influencers of Pakistan. If we miss your favorite techie feel free to list them in the comments below.
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