NEW YORK: New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has honored Bangladeshi business personality Aziz Ahmad for his extraordinary contribution in the field of business and financial sector for more than two decades in the USA.
Aziz Ahmad is the Vice Chairman of US Pan Asian Chamber of Commerce- USPAACC and also the CEO of UTC Associates.
The NYSE invited Aziz Ahmad at its ‘Ringing the Closing Bell’ programme on January 11, 2013. Ringing The Closing Bell at the NYSE is very special, where over $50B trades change hands every day and the bell watched live by over 100 million people worldwide.
In a press release UTC Associate`s Sr. Director Suzanne Guglielmi said, We could not have begun the New Year, 2013, on a better note than to have been invited to stand on the podium of the New York Stock Exchange and ring the closing bell.
The National Business Inclusion Consortium represents diverse communities that total more than $8 trillion in annual consumer spending power. In addition to National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), organizations in the consortium include- U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC), Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, National Black Justice Coalition and U.S. Business Leadership Network: Disability at Work.
Aziz Ahmad, Vice Chairman, USPAACC-NE, led the delegation team of US Pan Asian Chamber of Commerce where Susan Allen is its National President and the CEO. Aziz Ahmad, is the CEO of UTC Associates, a leading System integration and technology consulting company in the area of IT and Telecommunications, located in Wall street, New York.
We look forward to ringing in new business, developing new relationships, creating new ventures and collaborating with our friends around the world in this exciting New Year which is full of possibilities and potentialities, Suzanne Guglielmi said.
The US Pan-Asian American Chamber of Commerce, a non-profitable organization representing all Asian Americans and Asian American-related groups in business, sciences, the arts, sports, and education, public and community services.
Aziz Ahmad, an accomplished business leader and network architect, was the lead architect of AT&T’s 21st century networks.
Ahmad directed the AT&T team in the Next Generation Internet (NGI) Consortium, which was created to research, develop, and demonstrate the next generation broadband access network based on IP and Multi-Wavelength optical technology.
His work required the management and coordination of teams of several hundred technical, academic and management personnel spread across the United States.
He served on the New Jersey Technology Council, and led the Council’s initiative to educate and inform the United States Congress on Capitol Hill about support needed in order for entrepreneurs developing new technologies to grow.
Aziz is the recipient of the City University of New York’s First Asian American Distinguished Alumni Award in recognition of his significant business success and many philanthropic endeavors.
In 2010, Aziz was inducted into the Wall of Honor at the Grove School of Engineering, City College, City University of New York his alma mater.
The Grove School was endowed by Andrew Grove, the founder of Intel, who is also a City College alumnus.
The honor is bestowed upon those who have made a significant financial and leadership contribution to the Grove School of Engineering.
In 2010, A leading community leader and benefactor, Aziz Ahmad has established the "Aziz Ahmad Leadership Lectures Series" at the CCNY, School of Engineering.
He is also the board member of Engineering Leadership Council at the Grove School of Engineering at CCNY.
Besides, Aziz Ahmad is an advisory board member of the High School for Enterprise, Business, and Technology of NYC department of Education.
Apart from his business contribution, Aziz Ahmed also is an influential in US politics, specially in Bangladesh community.
Contacted, this successful business personality told banglanews that this invitation is same prestigious for both Bangladesh and also for him.
“I think the time to go forward has started and nothing will stop us,” Aziz Ahmed said.
BDST: 1705 HRS, JAN 14, 2013
Edited By: Palash Rahman, Newsroom Editor/mmk
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