2001

Established In

60+

Charter Members

6000+

Subscribers

70+

Events

About OPEN Silicon Valley

OPEN (Organisation of Pakistani Entrepreneurs) is a global network of Pakistani entrepreneurs and professionals, with chapters in 13 cities from Silicon Valley to New York to London to Islamabad. OPEN provides a platform for Pakistani entrepreneurs and professionals of a city to connect, network, collaborate, mentor and support each other. For more than 15 years, OPEN has established itself as the most reputed global brand of Pakistani professionals and has helped countless in their entrepreneurial journeys.

Mission

Our mission is to promote entrepreneurship and professional growth by connecting the professional Pakistani community in Silicon Valley through workshops, events and mentoring opportunities.

Objective

Our key goals for our members are:- Facilitate and encourage entrepreneurship, Promote and provide growth opportunities within the greater community, Provide mentorship to enterprising individuals through a variety of programs designed to challenge and empower them, Develop ongoing events through which local professionals can meet and network amongst themselves and with other influential individuals, Recognize the accomplishments of Pakistani American entrepreneurs and professionals, Networking opportunities for professional and personal growth.

Meet Our President & Chairman

Andaleeb Ahmed

President, OPEN Silicon Valley


Naveed Sherwani

Chairman, OPEN Silicon Valley


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OPEN Silicon is a volunteer run organization dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship and professional development.

We engage through wide variety of programs including workshops, mentorship, forums and other networking events. We enable entrepreneurs and professionals to share ideas, gain valuable feedback and tangible support from OPEN SV charter members and OPEN SV events.

A key objective of OPEN SV is to bridge gap between Pakistan’s start-up echo system and Silicon Valley and to foster innovation and growth in that sector. I want to take a moment to thank our charter members for their countless support in making OPEN SV, Silicon Valley’s most impactful organization.

We are also truly blessed to have a great team of volunteers from Silicon Valley and across the globe who set us up for success. Their devotion, dedication and commitment to the organization and its programs help us achieve the many milestones we set every year and their successful execution. You make us all proud.

We look forward to hearing from you. Weather you wish to volunteer or are looking to connect, engage and learn. Our doors are always OPEN.


- Andaleeb Ahmed, President, OPEN Silicon Valley

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