|History and Biodata
2. Previous Function:
Head of Afghanistan IT Companies Association (AITCA)
Founder and CEO of NETLINKS LTD
One of the founding members of National ICT Alliance (NICTA) and National IT Professionals Association of Afghanistan (NITPAA)
Farshid Ghyasi is Council member of ACSA-ICT Professionals Association. After completing his master’s degree in eBusiness Management from the International University of Japan, Ghyasi went on to successfully start Netlinks Solutions Ltd. in Afghanistan, which provided IT solutions including internet, ICT support, Web, email and hosting services. His achievements as a founder, amongst many others, include design and development of the first nation-wide vehicle registration system; introduction of the first commercial corporate email hosting solution to customers in Afghanistan; planning and implementation of the first nation-wide free online recruitment service called Jobs.com.af; web hosting for USAID’s Geobase System; web hosting and development of website for Agency Coordinating Body for Afghanistan (ACBAR), and many more. Ghyasi was also the Deputy Project Manager for ICT project at UNDP, where he supervised the implantation of National ICT Council Afghanistan, Internet Exchange point, IXP, AFCERT, and ISPAA.