Center for Information Technology




Room #202, SSK Building


Dr. Imran Batada is a highly experienced professional with over 20 years of experience in project management, policy formulation, ERP implementation, and research. Currently serving as the CTO & Director Center of Information & Technology at IoBM, he previously held the position of CIO & Director Center of Information & Communication Technology at IBA Karachi. Dr. Batada has provided consultancy services to private and public sector organizations, including the government of Sindh, and is also a well-known educator who has taught at various prestigious universities in Pakistan.

Dr. Batada is the author of "Digital Pakistan," a roadmap for the government, industry, and academia for digital transformation. He is a respected industry leader on the topics of digital transformation, innovation, and leadership and is frequently invited to speak at conferences and events. 

Apart from his professional accomplishments, Dr. Batada is deeply committed to giving back to society. He launched the Sindh Research Incubation Centre (SRIC) to support aspiring entrepreneurs and has also collaborated with the Federal Government, Sindh Government, and donor agencies to launch short courses for youth. Under his leadership, over 5000 students have been trained in these courses. His initiatives have played a significant role in creating more freelancers in Pakistan, which has had a direct impact on the country's GDP.

In recognition of his expertise and leadership in the field of teaching & technology, Dr. Batada has received numerous awards and recognitions, including the CIO 200 Awards as LEGEND by the Global CIO Forum in 2020, 2021 & 2022, and the Living Legend Excellence Award by Ideal Excellence Award in 2018. His innovative thinking, strategic vision, and commitment to excellence make him a highly respected and sought-after leader in the industry.