Khadem Mahmud Yusuf


Mr. Khadem M Yusuf has over 18 years of experience working in the USA and Bangladesh. He is currently the Managing Director and CEO at Bangladesh Petrochemical Company Ltd (BPCL). Prior to forming BPCL, he has worked for 5 years as the Country Manager Global Services for Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, at Nokia Siemens Networks. His key responsibilities were to manage Global Services and Consultation and Engineering division of the company. He was also the CEO and Chairman of Alap Communication, a Nationwide Broadband Wireless Data Network service provider in Bangladesh and National Data Consultant for Bangladesh Bank.

Before moving back to Bangladesh he worked at Cowave Networks in Fremont, California, USA, as an Architect and Designer for next generation cost effective NLOS (Non Line of Sight) Broadband Wireless Access Systems. Before that he worked as a Project Manager at Zettacom Inc, San Jose, California, iReady Corp, Sunnyvale, California and in National Semiconductor Corporation, Santa Clara, California, USA.

Mr. Khadem M Yusuf holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, USA and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University, Texas, USA.

In the professional field, he is known for leading complex organisational change processes in multicultural settings. He is also known for his unique ability to attract and develop young professionals into humanitarian and social development leaders. He is also an internationally recognised senior management trainer and an experienced coach.