Our Team

IAP's leadership team has a long history of success in technology, business management, and franchising.

Sher Shah Rahim

President

Sher Shah Rahim is a young Afghan entrepreneur who has pioneered small and big ventures in the country – all of which add a wonderful value to the country’s economic growth and the job market. Some of his work includes million-dollar products such as; WasalPay, CoWorthy, ZMTCoin (the first cryptocurrency in Afghanistan) AfghaNet (an internet service company) and many more.

Sher Shah Rahim is also a jury at the World Summit Awards (UNDP) from Afghanistan helping contribute to achieving the SDGs through technology. Moreover, he is a mentor at the innovation lab with UNDP helping young entrepreneurs flourish around the world by providing them assistance and online mentorship.

Sher Shah Rahim understands the current economic and business situation in Afghanistan from an entrepreneurial perspective. He has also been an inspiring speaker at TED, Internet Governance Forum, Google Developers Group, the Rotary Club and many more places.

Sher Shah Rahim has a bachelor’s degree in computer Science from the American University of Afghanistan. And is currently doing MBA fromQuantic University (online).

Nargis Ehsan

Chief Executive Officer

Ms Nargis Ehsan currently works at IAP as the Chief Executive Officer. She has several years of experience working as a coordinator with online international organizations such as Alliance for International Women’s Right (AIWR) and Pax Populi. She has also worked as a freelance writer and translator for international news outlets as the Guardian.

Ms Ehsan is currently doing a Bachelor in Business Administration at the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF). She holds a certificate of Business Management studied online from SAIT Polytechnic in Canada. She is also an advanced communicator with proficiency in English, Pashto, Dari and Urdu/Hindi

Mohammad Saeedi

Chief Marketing Officer

Mohammad Saeedi is a professional Cinematographer with over 11 years of working experience. Mr Saeedi now serves IAP as the Chief Marketing Officer. He holds a diploma in Graphic Designing and is well versed in different areas of design, having successfully designed solutions for numerous photography and cinematography.

In addition, he has vast experience in creative marketing and branding related work. Saeedi has in-depth knowledge of almost all major designing software applications, including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Aftereffect and Adobe Lightroom.

Zainudin Noori

Chief Technology Officer

Zainudin Noori has 7+ years’ Experience in IT, Software development, and Web Hosting. His skills include professional communication, report writing, enterprise software development, ERP implementation, creative problem solving, and overall team administration.

Mr. Noori has extensive experience in large-scale software design, development, & deployment. Some of his expertise include eCommerce, ERP, eLearning, Machine Learning, Mobile Governance, and more.

Abida Nabizada

Lead Web Developer

Ms. Abida Nabizada currently works at IAP as a Web Developer. She has several years of experience working as a software developer with many private companies such as Cyberaan Software Development and Networking Services Company. She has also worked as a Freelance Developer with international companies.

She has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Kabul University. She is also an advanced communicator with proficiency in English, Pashto, Dari.

Yasin Mohamamdi

Lead Mobile Developer

Mohammad Yasin Mohammadi currently works at IAP as the Android Developer. He has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Kabul Polytechnic University. Mr. Mohammadi has over 2 years of work experience in different platforms of application development such as Web and Mobile.

He has also worked as a web developer in the Ministry Of Higher Education and Afghanistan Market Place Company. And he can fluently speak in Dari and English.

Humatullah Karimi

Web Developer

Mr. Hurmatullah Karimi currently works at IAP as a Web Developer. He has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Kabul University.

He has also worked as a freelance web developer in many companies. His expertise are in frameworks like Laraval, Flutter and Bootstrap and programming languages like PHP, Java and many others. Hurmat can fluently speak in Dari, English, Hindi and Pashto.

Abbas Attaie

Web Developer

Mr Abbas Attaie is currently working with IAP as a web developer. He got graduated from Kabul Polytechnic University with a degree in computer science in the year 2019. Abbas has over 2 years of professional work experience with different companies in the country. He has also been teaching different programming languages at various institutions and organizations.

Abbas specializes in designing and developing web and Android applications. He is also fluent in Dari and English.

Somaia Nazary

Web Hosting Assistant

Somaia Nazari has a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology (Computer Science) from International Islamic University Malaysia majoring in Data Management. Mrs. Nazari is currently working as web hosting assistant at IAP company. She has previously worked as software developer in IT companies such as Netlinks, Noorsa and companies in Malaysia. She can fluently speak in Dari, Pashto, English and Bahasa Malaysia.

Naweed Arya

Senior Graphic Designer

Mr Naweed Arya is currently working as a senior graphic designer at IAP. He has a diploma in Graphic Designing from Sun Shine Institute of Higher Education in Kabul. Naweed began his career as a graphic designer with a private printing press based in Kabul in late 2012. And he later served Mazadar Burger and Aynak Network for the past 3 years as the head of creative designing.

Ever since, he has helped the companies to produce the most creative content in branding and marketing. Naweed is fluent in Dari & speaks English & Pashto.

Mehdi Nazari

SMM Officer

Mr Mehdi Nazary is currently serving IAP as the Social Media Officer. He has previously founded and served as the president of Youth Peace Leaders. Mehdi has several years of work experience with civil society, youths and has contributed to raising awareness through his articles on social issues.  

Mehdi holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Gawharshad University. He also has a post-graduation diploma in civic leadership from the Institute of Gandhian Studies. Moreover, he is one of the USIP Generation Change fellows’ members. Mehdi is fluent in Dari, English, and Urdu/Hindi.

Nematullah Sarwari

Graphic Designer

Nematullah Sarwari works at IAP as a Graphic Designer. He has a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Designing from Kabul university. Nemat has an in-depth knowledge of Designing programs such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.

Shoaib Karim

Admin & Finance Officer

Shoaib Karim currently works at IAP as the admin & finance Officer. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration majoring in finance from Kateb University. Mr karim has over 4 years of work experience in admin & finance.

In addition, he has vast experience in Assisting and preparing budgets, managing records and receipts, reconciling daily, monthly and yearly transactions & Preparing balance sheets. He holds a certificate of accounting, financial accounting & cooperation accounting from Kateb
university.

Nilab Yosufi

BD Manager

Nilab Yosufi currently works as Business Development Manager at IAP. She has worked as the Resident Assistant (RA) of the Girls Dormitory of American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) for around 2 years.


She is a senior student of BBA with a concentration in Operations Management at the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF). She is a fluent speaker of Dari, English and Urdu/Hindi.