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The SME Insights Forum: Your Roadmap for Success
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Ashish Panjabi
President (COO, Jacky's Business Solutions) at TiE Dubai


Ashish Panjabi is the Chief Operating Officer of Jacky’s Business Solutions, the group’s end-to-end solutions provider for major companies and organisations in the region seeking efficient and effective visitor management, banking, robotics, 3D printing, education and graphics solutions. Ashish also runs Jacky’s Retail LLC, which operates Samsung Brand Shops across the UAE; Jacky’s Electronics, a multi-brand electronics retailers; and is a partner in Cutting Edge Solutions FZE, a company focused on supplying high quality finishing products for the printing, manufacturing and fabrication industries.

Ashish is the President for the UAE Chapter of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneur), where the focus is on fostering entrepreneurship through mentoring, networking, education, funding and incubation.

Ashish is also a Board Member of the Dubai Computer Group (DCG) which represents the interests of the computer Industry in the city of Dubai and is formed under the auspices of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Ashish is a Past President of the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO) UAE Chapter and served on several regional and global roles in EO. In addition, Ashish was the founder and the Chair for the UAE for Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards (GSEA) in 2017, a worldwide competition that helps recognise the next generation of student entrepreneurs. He is currently a member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) MENA One Chapter.

Ashish has also been involved in various mentorship activities, as a Tech Mentor at in5 Tech and at Techstars, which is a seed accelerator.

A resourceful speaker, Ashish has also been invited in several forums and exhibitions to speak on consumer retail industry, technology trends and consumer behaviour in the Middle East. Ashish holds a Bachelor in Science with specialisation in Finance, Investments and Economics from Babson College, USA. Ashish has also attended executive education programs at the London Business School, Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and is a graduate from the EO Leadership Academy

Agenda Sessions

  • Making the change: Going digital and what that truly means