T I M Nurul Kabir is the Secretary General & CEO of Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh (AMTOB) is the national apex body of all cellular mobile operators of Bangladesh. To facilitate the establishment of a world class cellular infrastructure and deliver the benefits of affordable mobile telephony services to the people of Bangladesh. The objective of the association is to work as a catalyst for creating a congenial working environment which is conducive for its members, industry stakeholders including regulators and policy makers and deliver the benefits of communication to the people of the country to eliminate the digital divide.
Mr. Kabir is the task force member of National Rural Connectivity and National ICT policy review committee of Bangladesh.
Mr. Kabir has spent 25 years playing a leading role in the fields of e-Development, Telecom, ICT4D, Software & IT services development and contributed for improving the Bangladesh brand as a destination for IT and ITES outsourcing. Nurul Kabir is also well known in Bangladesh for his role as a policy adviser, ICT consultant, IPR and other important technology sectors. As a national ICT expert, he contributed to the National ICT Policy formulation committee and played a role in the National ICT Roadmap for Bangladesh. Nurul Kabir has participated and contributed in WSIS Forums and Internet Governance Forums (IGF) on a national and international level since 2003.
Nurul Kabir has played an instrumental role in the implementation of policy & process between Government and Private sector in Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Public Private Dialogue (PPD), which contributed to a major change in policy for private sector development. He has leaded various projects in National and International organizations which contributed qualitative changes through capacity building and value creation for required objective. He has been working as the top level Management in leading National Trade Business Chambers & Associations in Bangladesh; He was former Sr. Vice-President of both Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industries (DCCI) and Bangladesh Association of Software & Information Services (BASIS). Chairman in International affairs & cooperation of Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS); Co-Chair of the Standing Committee of Telecom & ICT of FBCCI (federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industries); Founder and EC member of Intellectual Property Association of Bangladesh (IPAB).
Nurul Kabir is a Rotarian and has been involved in Rotary Movement in Bangladesh and also in internationally. He was the Past President of the premier Rotary club of Bangladesh which has been serving humanitarian services since 1937.
Nurul Kabir is passionate about the multi-stakeholder inclusive model, the collaboration between government policy makers, private sectors, academia and civil society. He also a mentor & HR development expert and contributed as visiting professor at various universities, teaching Computer Science & Engineering and Business Strategy & Management, e-Business, Intellectual Property in BBA & MBA programs.