Mr Javaid Iqbal is a futurist and a thought leader in the digital customer transformation, disruption and innovation space with a focus on Cloud, AI, Mobile, IoT, and Data Science. He spent the last two decades spearheading large-scale complex business transformation efforts for global Fortune 500 clients and federal, state and local governments across North America, Europe and Asia while representing leading organisations such as Ernst & Young, and Salesforce.com. Mr Iqbal is now the co-founder of a digital transformation firm focusing on getting clients ready to tackle the demands of the next generation digital enterprises. He is routinely invited to consult, educate and speak on global forums like The Institute of Supply Management, Strategic Account Management Association, Ovum and eyeforpharma and also teaches graduate-level University courses in Digital Customer Innovation. With a keen always-willing-to-learn attitude and an equally compelling passion to educate, Mr Iqbal started his teaching journey during his days as an undergraduate student and later continued as a graduate-level professor in the areas of innovation and technology. He also trains corporate executives on devising a vision for next generation of business and is sought by leading professional organisations and conferences to speak about futuristic trends in academia.