Javid Hamdard

Based in Kabul, Javid is the Chief Operating Officer of NetLinks.

He has worked with several national and international organizations at various senior technical and advisory capacities including Office of the President of Afghanistan, The United Nations, Swedish Committee for Afghanistan, Adam Smith Institute, and Internews-Europe. As an advocate of ICT for Development (ICT4D) and a regular researcher and commentator on the ICT sector in Afghanistan, Javid has authored two comprehensive reports on the state of ICT sector in Afghanistan: The State of Telecoms¬Ě and Internet in Afghanistan.

Javid is the co-Founder of iHub Afghanistan, co-Founder of National ISP Association of Afghanistan (NISPAA) and a member of Internet Society (ISOC).