Founder, President & CEO
Umar Farooq is a strategic leader as well as a powerful innovator, with a track record of proven success. As Founder, President, and CEO of HCP Group & Tech Valley Abbottabad, Mr. Umar Farooq achieved milestones in IT industry and his enthralling entrepreneurial spirit helped him to explore new successful business ventures.
Umar Farooq is proven technology executive with a broad range of experience. He worked in various industries including Government Sector, Financial Sector, Retail, Health, Travel and Hospitality, Energy Sector and Telecom. He is an expert and visionary in developing IT strategy and roadmaps to focus on driving top and bottom line business growth, process excellence, and innovation to accelerate business growth. He has proven to be trusted advisor to many industries through leveraging global experience while working in US, Canada, Latin America, Panama, Guatemala, Mexico, South Asia, and Philipines.
Mr. Umar’s accomplishments can be considered as a role model for top leaders. He possesses strong leadership skills and management expertise gained through working with Fortune 500 companies around the globe and handled the portfolio of $80 million. Due to his entrepreneurial nature, He never hesitates to invest in latest technological ventures and success comes instantly due to his extensive knowledge and experience.
Mr. Umar Farooq holds degree in Master of Business Administration (IMBA) in International Business from Stratford University – Falls Church, Virginia. He did different courses for professional grooming in Project Management, Continuous Process Improvement, Six Sigma Quality Covey’s 7 Habits, Conflict & Labor Dispute Management, and Change & Time Management.
While working in Pakistan, Umar Farooq gave his consultancy services and advisory to Government Sector. He has been actively involved in policy making role of KP IT Board, KP Education Department & KP Industries and accomplishing milestones. He is also affiliated with Advisory Board Member, Houston Chamber of Commerce, International Bureau &Board of Governors Member, Hazara Chamber of Commerce, District Government Abbottabad, Ambassador Open Islamabad, & EDI (Entrepreneurship Development Institute).
Mr. Umar Farooq has an excellent professional career & strong network connections inside and outside Pakistan and it is still growing and improving day by day. He has been receiving many good executive level job offers from the world’s best companies every other month. Because he wanted to participate in the development of his own region and country, therefore HCP & Tech Valley Abbottabad is very dear and near to his heart, whose mission is to promote the talent of local people through leveraging the power of technology, training and awareness.
• Strategic Planning and Execution
• Profitability Improvement
• Business Alignment/ Process Innovation
• Product Development & Design
• Policy Making
• Collaborative Leadership
• Technology Innovation & transformation
• P & L Acumen
IT: Apple, Microsoft, Dell, Google
Telecom: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint
Retail: Best Buy, Home Depot, Amazon, Wal-Mart, SEARS
Hospitality: Copa Airlines, Marriot Hotels, Hotwire,
Energy: Direct Energy, Duke Energy, Reliant & Texas Energy
Health: Blue Cross Blue shield, Well point, Obama Care
Government: District Government Abbottabad, District Government Mansehra, KPITB, KP Higher Education Department, KP Health Department, KP Industries.