Dr. Asif Naimur Rashid Managing Director

Dr. Asif Naimur Rashid was the founding Managing Director of Red.Digital Limited. He is currently serving as the CIO of Robi Axiata Limited, the second largest Mobile Operator in Bangladesh and a subsidiary of Axiata Group, Malaysia. Dr. Asif has been working in the industry for about two decades now. He is successfully leading the key digital transformation initiatives of Robi and Axiata group. With his collaborative and adaptive leadership, Dr. Asif has led Robi IT to achieve the prestigious “Best IT” recognition from Axiata group in 2019 (award inception year) and 2020. Prior to joining Robi Axiata Limited, he has worked in Telenor Myanmar, Telenor HQ, Grameenphone, Siemens AG and Mentors’ Technologies. Dr. Asif has a bachelor’s degree with hon’s in Applied Physics & Electronics from the University of Dhaka, a master’s degree in Telecommunication Engineering from University of Technology, Sydney, an MBA in Executive Management from Royal Roads University, Vancouver, British Columbia, and a Doctoral degree on Artificial Intelligence from California Southern University, California. Aside, he has attended NUS, INSEAD Business School & MIT Sloan School of Management for advanced technology, digital strategy, and leadership programs and regularly speaks at national and international technology events. In his personal life, Dr. Asif is married and blessed with three children.