Amir Jahangir

Founding Curator, Islamabad Hub

Jahangir is a thinker and an innovator. He is a leading strategic communication and media professional in the world. He was honored as the Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum for his work on development initiatives to improve the state of media and governance. He leads Mishal Pakistan; a country partner institute of future of economic progress system initiative, World Economic Forum – managing the country portfolio on improving the state’s competitiveness. He advises leading institutions on public policy development. He has served as Advisor to the Stanford Center of Innovation and Communication at Stanford University on Journalism and Media. The Festival of Media, Valencia ranked him among the top 10 media influencing personalities in the world. Earlier he has worked as CEO for SAMAA TV as well. He was also the board member and CEO for CNBC Pakistan. At the age of 31, Jahangir was the youngest CEO for any CNBC franchise in the world. He is also the founder and former CEO of DBTV.live; Pakistan's first internet TV with an AI enabled newsroom. Jahangir is a SECP Certified Director from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. He is also an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and the National Defense University, Islamabad on National and International Security. Jahangir has also been trained as a public policy professional from Harvard, Yale, MIT, Tufts and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of the National University of Singapore. He is a 2019 alumnus of the Harvard University on Artificial Intelligence’s Public Policy and Governance Program as well.