Haris Khan is a PhD student at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), who is passionate about the role of finance (including, but not limited to, financial instruments, processes, institutions and systems) in the distribution of value of economic resources, both on macroeconomic and microeconomic level. He has an MBA from IBA Karachi and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from The University of Karachi. Prior to committing to the SDSB PhD Management program, he has served as a permanent faculty in Mohammad Ali Jinnah University Karachi to teach courses on finance and economics, such as International Finance and Business Economics.
Overall, Mr. Khan had served in various industries for around a decade. From the realm of information technology, working in the capacity of software quality assurance for multinational corporations such as UBL® and Microsoft®, to project management in Karachi Electric Supply Corporation Ltd. for the ERP rollout to their business centers, to finally academia, starting the journey as a lecturer in Finance and Economics in Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, he had been analyzing the interplay of technology and management in the economy. As a unique value addition to CREESAW, he brings to the table an opportunity to capitalize on the synergy of management with technology for the economic empowerment of South Asian women who, for example, could benefit greatly with the increasing financial inclusion in previously untapped areas (especially in developing economies such as those of South Asia) owing to the technological innovation supporting mobile banking.