Zia Manzur, is a 20+ year veteran of the Information Technology industry. He joined Intel Corporation as their first employee in Bangladesh in 2004 and served as the Intel Country Business Manager from 2007-2016. He has extensive experience in the ICT industry, having worked with channels and distribution, MNC OEMs, ODM Ecosystem, local industry, and Government stakeholders. Zia helped establish the Intel distribution channel and dealer network in the country, and managed marketing programs for Intel, including building local brands. Leading Intel’s efforts to increase citizen’s access to technology he has also worked extensively with development organizations, NGOs, and the Government to champion ICT4D, education, and healthcare initiatives.