Head of Project Management Department, Cybernet LLC – Synergy Group OJSC
BA in International Relations, Slavic UniversityTrainings and Courses: Project Management Professional (PMP)Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) ISO/IEC 27001:2013 – CertifiedWith over 9 years of experience in the public and private sector she managed several projects in ICT field. She has worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State Committee for Work with Diaspora, Ultra Technologies and Cybernet LLC – Synergy Group OJSC. One of the founders of Azerbaijan Women in ICT Club – FEMMES DIGITALES.The biggest projects she managed: E-Education system for the Ministry of Education, E-Library system for the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Library Circulation system for the Azerbaijan National Library, International Data Exchange System for the Ministry of Taxes, E-Municipality, Document Management System, Automated Banking Information System and etc.
Chief of HR Group in “Ultra Technologies” company
Has 8 years of experience in HR sphere, including 6 years at ICT sector. Has been working as HR manager at Ultra Company since beginning of 2010.Has been HR Group Director of this Company since January 2014. Was one of the finalists of “HR Person of the Year” Award in 2013. She was licensed with SpHR EU Centre HRM – Europe in 2014. Was manager of 1st International Conference “Human Capital. Government. Business” in 2009. she organized a non-commercial HR community based on PSC company in 2008.She is an internal auditor and takes active participation in CSR projects.Worked as a social worker and volunteer in and out of Azerbaijan till 2007. Has taken an active part in charity activities for the last 10 years. Practicing yoga and leads a healthy lifestyle.
Head of Regulatory and Government Affairs Department, Bakcell
MA, St. Petersburg State University, Russia; PhD, Baku State University, Azerbaijan; MBA, University of Texas at Austin, USA.
Over 25 years of experience in academia, oil and gas, and telecoms sectors.
Joined the Bakcell team in 2009.
Project Manager, Iteca Caspian LLC
Bachelor of Arts, English Language Philology, Western University, Baku, Azerbaijan
10 years experience in Iteca Caspian LLC – the leading exhibitions and conferences organiser in the Caspian region and a partner of ITE Group PLC, one of the world’s major event organisers.
Organisation, management and project planning of the annual BakuTel exhibition and conference – the largest event in the Caspian region in the field of telecommunications and information technologies; and other annual and one-time projects. Monitoring, analysis and research of the relevant markets. Analysis of the event promotion and advertisement in Azerbaijan and abroad – publications, TV, radio, internet etc.
Achievements and awards
Certificate “Salesperson of the Year 2011” awarded by ITE Group Plc for excellent performance
Receive of awards for the accomplished targets and organization of the events at high level.
Establishment of trusting relationships with the ministries, international organisations, permanent participants of the events.
Head of Division for E-services Development and Social Innovations in the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Bachelor of Applied Mathematics in Baku State University.
After being involved in various positions in private sector since 1998, she worked as project manager in “MEQA” LLC from 2004, taking part in numerous web development projects.
From September 2012 she is working in the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. www.vxsida.gov.az, www.asan.gov.az
Professional Member of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) http://www.acm.org, world’s largest and oldest computing society, and Executive Council Member of the Azerbaijan ACM/ACM-W Chapter. http://azerbaijan.acm.org
Marketing Manager, Microsoft Azerbaijan
BA in IT, Azerbaijan State Oil Academy
MBA, Georgia State University (Atlanta, US) in partnership with Azerbaijan State Oil Academy
With over 10 years of experience in marketing and sales she is the Marketing Manager at Microsoft, worldwide leading IT Company.
In the past, Marketing/Communications Manager and Chanel Sales Manager at HP, leading IT hardware Company
She is also one of the founders of “100 Business Women of Azerbaijan” organization and one of the founders of Azerbaijan Women in ICT Club – FEMMES DIGITALES.
CEO of BBTV Communication
BA and a MA in Azerbaijan State Oil Academy.
Faculty: Data processing and Control System (FAPP) .
Considerable experience in the telecom sector both as an Head of Department and CEO position more than 18 years in ICT Sector. Effective communicator with government structures, good project management and analytical skills. Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with fellow professionals.
She worked in AZERCELL LLC than more 4 years in Finance Department. Also, she has experience in the Television Broadcasting, in 2011 year she is designed and implemented a new pilot project of Digital Broadcasting in Nakhichevan Autonomic Republic in format DVBT-2 ( www.bbtv.az ).
She is also in the Board of Director of Caspian European Business Club since 2015. The Caspian European Club is the largest and dynamically developing regional organization that brings together over 5000 member companies and organizations from 50 countries around the world operating (or having intentions to work) in the Caspian, Black Sea and Baltic regions.
At the moment she is one of the founders of Azerbaijan Women in ICT Club – FEMMES DIGITALES.
Azerfon LLC (Nar Mobile), Head of PR and Corporate Communications
Senior communications professional with experience in PR and Corporate Communications in public and private sector, as well as an international organization.
Nigar Arpadarai is leading the PR and Corporate Communications department in Azerfon LLC (Nar Mobile). Her previous positions include press liaison for the European Union Delegation in Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Agency (AZPROMO) and the Embassy of Greece.
MA in International Law (with honors) from Baku State University with major in International Public Law.
“PR Person of the Year 2014” by Golden Crown Award. Member of various business associations.
Married, mother of 2 sons
Transmission Unit head and process development responsible in Technology department, Azercell Telecom
Khaver started her carrier in telecom sector at Azercell in 1997 as a Mobile Network Planning engineer and then held various managerial roles in the company.
Her roles at various times included chief engineer, Network Planning head, Planning, Optimization and Performance section manager, CTO and ICT department director.
In 2009 awarded with Honoured Engineer title by the President of Azerbaijan.
Member of AmCham’s ICT committee.
Graduated from the faculty of mathematics of Baku State University (with honours).
She either closely participated in or lead such projects as WCDMA (3G) and LTE (4G) networks implementation, launch of mobile network in Baku metro stations as well as a number of fibre optic networks related projects.
Khaver is married and is a mother of twins, a boy and a girl.
Country Managing Director, Hewlett-Packard Company
In 2011 Inara Guliyeva has started her career at HP as HPN Manager, supporting team at networking products sales and distribution. In February, 2012 Inara moved to the Country Managing Director position. As s business leader of an emerging territory organization, Inara is helping lead EG business into a new phase of growth by focusing on expansion, innovation, employee engagement and operational efficiency.
Inara Guliyeva was born in Baku on May 14, 1975 and graduated from the Azerbaijan State Oil Academy with degree in “Automation and Management of Technical Systems” in 1997.
She has got 17-years’ experience in IT industry and more than 12-years’ managerial skills. Before working for HP she occupied the position of a Head of Project Department at AZEL and also headed the Cisco Departments.
She is HP/Microsoft/Cisco certified specialist.
Head of Legal Support Department in the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Bachelor of Laws in Marmara University, Turkey
Master of Laws in State Law in Social Sciences Institute, Marmara University, Turkey
Doctor of Criminal Law in Social Sciences Institute, Marmara University, Turkey
Member of the Bar Association of the Republic of Azerbaijan
With over 16 years of experience in the public and private sector her valuable legal work experience was started in private sector, in abroad as a lawyer was enriched by remarkable practice in public sector, working as a lawyer and senior adviser in goverment body. Since 2012 she is working in the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The State Agency is the central body of executive power that, according to its direction of activities, will carry out the unified management of the “ASAN” service centers, coordinate the functions of the employees of the state agencies to act at those centers, hold control and provide assessment, carry out the mutual integration of databases of state agencies, accelerate the organization of electronic services and improve the management system in this area. www.vxsida.gov.az
General Secretary of Femmes Digitales
BA in International Economic Relations, Azerbaijan State Economic University.
She is the General Secretary of Femmes Digitales.
With over 3 years of experience in private sector. She also works as Office Manager and Assistant of Founder at the B.EST Solutions Company.
The biggest projects have been realized by B.EST Solutions: EHDIS – e-government data exchange layer based on X-ROAD principle – a technical and organizational environment, which enables secure internet-based data exchanger between the state’s information systems (www.e-gov.az); Azerbaijan’s Certification Authority near the Ministry of Taxes of the Republic of Azerbaijan – provides certificates for authentication and digital signing to Mobile-ID (Asan Imza) SIM- and Digital ID ; Asan Imza – mobile signature which provides access to e-services through all three Azerbaijani Mobile Network Operators (www.asanimza.az), etc.
Member, MONT Azerbaijan
General Director, MONT Azerbaijan
BA in Computer Networks in Azerbaijan Technical University.
She is a dynamically growing IT executive with over 20 years of experience in the ICT sector. Strong skills on coordinating and managing multiple projects from conception to completion. Results oriented team player with capability to manage all aspects of operations.
She is also the first woman to be Microsoft Certified MCTS: SQL Server in Azerbaijan.
MONT Group of Companies one of the largest software distributors in Russia and CIS. Created in 1991 today MONT with 15 branch offices and 28 sales representatives throughout Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Kirghizia, Georgia, Mongolia and has more than 5000 active resellers. MONT is an authorized distributor for more than 40 vendors representing broad line and niche solutions for various segments of market such as system integrators, system builders, service providers, retailers. Established in 2008, MONT Azerbaijan today is the leading software distribution market-maker, playing the key role in the development of licensed software sector.
Founder, B.Est Solutions
Head of Mobile-ID project consortium, Azerbaijan
BA and a MA in Public Administration in Tallinn University, Estonia.
With over 15 years of experience in the public and private sector she is the founder and partner of Azerbaijan ICT Company B.EST Solutions, the chairwoman of Azerbaijan-Estonian Chamber of Commerce and founder of Azerbaijan Women in ICT Club – FEMMES DIGITALES.
The biggest projects have been implemented by Best Solutions: EHDIS – e-government data exchange layer based on X-ROAD principle – a technical and organizational environment, which enables secure internet-based data exchange between the state’s information systems (www.e-gov.az); Azerbaijan’s Certification Authority under the Ministry of Taxes of the Republic of Azerbaijan (www.asxm.gov.az), providing certificates for authentication and digital signing to Mobile ID (Asan Imza) SIM- and Digital ASAN e-ID and also the services necessary for utilizing the certificates and giving legally binding digital signatures to governmental structures, private sector and citizens; Azerbaijan Mobile-ID center (www.asanimza.az); Over-state payment portal (www.asanpay.az), etc.