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Putting people at the heart of innovation

Innovator, co-founder, investor. These three titles don't necessarily do justice to the person we are meeting. Donning a mischievous smile throughout the interview, Abdur Chowdhury, former Chief Scientist of Twitter and Co-founder of Aura Frames, talks about his plans, passions, and most importantly what brings him to Dhaka.

6y ago

The data-driven future is here

Next Step speaks to Cramstack, a data company with its very own business intelligence and analytics platform, about the data revolution in Bangladesh.

6y ago

The single biggest driver of success is challenge

Stephen Filotas, Group Head of Route-to-Market and Customer Management, has spent what he calls “15 very short years” at British American Tobacco (BAT). He shares the biggest lessons he's learned over the years with Next Step during his visit to Bangladesh.

6y ago

From professorship to politics

Next Step talks to Kathleen Gertrud Ferrier, former Dutch Member of Parliament and visiting professor at AUW, about her career in politics, social aid and teaching.

6y ago

THE SECRET TO ACING THE CULINARY ARTS

Currently a judge of Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef, Chef Daniel has worked in places all over the world, including U.A.E, Bahrain, and India.

7y ago

THE STORY OF EDUTUBE

There are multiple EdTech startups that have amassed quite a bit of popularity in Bangladesh. Edutube is certainly one of the underrated top few.

7y ago

RESILIENCE PERSONIFIED

With the passing of International Women’s Day, Next Step spoke to one of the most inspiring women figures at BAT Asia Pacific – Belinda Ross, Regional Head of Legal & External Affairs.

7y ago

GROUPM: DRIVING EXCELLENCE IN BANGLADESH'S MEDIA INDUSTRY

Closeup, Lux, Horlicks. Behind these brands' success in resonating with the audience is GroupM, a one-stop media solution. Executive Director Morshed Alam shares GroupM's star-studded journey throughout its 17 years of operation.

7y ago

Sheba.xyz: Taking the service industry by storm

Starting from plumbing, electrical and IT services to managing chefs, chauffeurs and security personnel, Sheba.xyz has it all! We caught up with the ever enthusiastic CEO, Adnan Imtiaz Halim.

7y ago

Redefining 'win-win': Youth in social business

With the third season of Social Business Youth Summit (SBYS) 2016 knocking at the door, Shazeeb M Khairul Islam, Founder & President of Social Business Youth Alliance-Global (SBYA) tells us why it is the must-attend conference of the season.

7y ago

What real estate has to offer

Next Step caught up with Sadat Hossain Salim, a prominent figure in the country's real estate arena and advisor to Rupayan Group, to talk about the real estate market and its career scope.

7y ago

Never back down

Managing people is a challenging task in any business. What makes it even more daunting is diversity, trying to manage different people who are very different from each other. To find out how this challenging task is done, we caught up with someone who has no trouble managing the talent of one of the largest multi-nationals in the world: Giovanni Giordano, Director of Group Human Resources at British American Tobacco (BAT).

7y ago

Nurturing home-grown talent

A data science enthusiast and Lecturer at NSU, K. M. Saqiful Alam talks to Next Step about his projects and the future of education in Bangladesh.

8y ago

Jugaad: The budget approach to innovation

We recently interviewed Dr. Jaideep Prabhu, Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Business and Enterprise at Cambridge University and a leading researcher of Jugaad—a frugal and flexible approach to innovation—to talk about why innovation knows no boundaries and how it is evolving every day.

8y ago

The 10 million connection

This year Synergy Global.co, a team from Bangladesh won the Shanghai Regional Round of the Hult Prize, defeating 45 teams from top business schools.

8y ago

Weaving a career in RMG

With over 30 years of experience in the RMG industry, Md. Moshiul Azam Shajal, former Director of BGMEA & Managing Director of Posmi Sweaters, gives us the scoop on how rewarding this industry can be career-wise.

8y ago

Going international: Cambridge's plans for Bangladesh

In conversation with Guy Chapman, Deputy Director, International Network at Cambridge International Examinations

8y ago

Management in the fast lane

We caught up with the Head of HR of Bangladesh Express Ltd., licensee of FedEx Corp, to get to know more about this fast paced business sector.

8y ago
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