Syed Iqtidar Zaidi joins Arcana Info as Advisory to the Board


We are pleased to announce that Mr. Syed Iqtidar H. Zaidi, a renowned name in the IT industry of Pakistan, has joined Arcana Info as an Advisor to the Board of Directors. Providing deep industry insight and leveraging Mr. Zaidi’s connections with key IT personnel from across industries, Arcana Info will better be able to assist its clients in providing answers to business challenges through cutting-edge technology.


Mr. Syed Iqtidar H. Zaidi is known for founding Pakistan Technologies, which became the country’s first enterprise partner for Sun Microsystems in 1995. He then founded Techaccess Pakistan, a leading regional systems integration and IT services provider, and worked closely with Farrukh Alvi, COO – Arcana Info and Amin ul Hafeez, CEO – Arcana Info to deliver cutting edge technology solutions to some of the largest enterprises in Pakistan and abroad.

His vast array of experience badges years of successful business decision making. He graduated from the University of San Fransisco, after which he moved on to lay thefoundations of his own software house in the Silicon Valley, California.

Mr. Zaidi’s professional career ranges a full spectrum of technical and management positions in the IT sector which eventually helped him in forming his own Software Consulting startup in 1978. He successfully ran the company for ten years in Silicon Valley, California, having worked with leading IT professionals of the time.

During the 1990s, Syed Iqtidar Zaidi chose to move back to Pakistan. In 1992, he started consulting for Oracle Corporation on request in Pakistan and also had the honor to lay the building bricks of Oracle in the country.

Our CEO, Mr. Amin ul Hafeez welcomed Mr. Syed Iqtidar Zaidi as the Advisor to the board with warm wishes. He expressed his best wishes saying, “I am delighted to have Mr. Syed Iqtidar Zaidi as an advisor to our strategic board. Mr. Zaidi has years of experience working with global technology leaders and is known and respected for his contributions to Pakistan’s IT industry. I am confident that with his rich insight Arcana Info can better establish itself as an end-to-end digital transformation partner for businesses.”

Mr. Farrukh Alvi, COO also warmly welcomed Mr. Iqtidar Zaidi to Arcana Info. He said, “Working with Mr. Syed Iqtidar Zaidi has always been a pleasure. We have been fortunate to work together on some of the most fruitful IT projects in the region in the past and having him as an advisor will only result in greater things in the near future. I wish him all the best and hope that we can use his years of rich professional expertise to better serve our clients in the region.”

Mr. Syed Iqtidar Zaidi was also delighted to accept the opportunity and expressed his well wishes for Arcana Info saying, I am delighted to be a part of Arcana Info.