Avanza Innovations CEO Waqas Mirza features in “Top 25 Blockchain CEOs of 2020” by Technology Innovators Magazine
Waqas has been at the helm of Blockchain technology since 2017 and has steered Avanza Innovations to become undisputed market leader in Production Grade Blockchain Implementations in the region.
Keeping in mind the invaluable role Blockchain technology holds in our modern world, and the innovation it will continue to drive in the years to come, global technology magazine Technology Innovators has honored 25 executives from all over the world by including them in its 2020 edition of Top 25 Blockchain Technology CEOS. Part of this exclusive club of visionaries and technologists is Waqas Mirza.
Waqas also spearheaded major strategy and technical shifts across Avanza’s portfolio of products and services, most notably the company’s move to using Artifical Intelligence in addressing real-world problems. During Gitex1 2020, Avanza revealed the first of a kind Emirate-wide AI-powered sentiment analysis platform built for the Digital Ajman Government. The system will roll out across all Ajman Government entities in 2021.
Waqas also mentioned that Cipher is a platform agnostic solution that will enable organizations to adopt Blockchain technology at ease.
“Cipher is an overarching and comprehensive framework that enables organizations to launch blockchain solutions much faster and also provides a solid architectural base for future blockchain implementations,”Waqas Mirza, CEO – Avanza Innovations
Dubai – 6th Nov, 2018: Avanza Innovations secured the “International Recognition” award at Bahrain Tech Awards. The event honored Avanza’s region-first production grade Blockchain implementation, along with recognition for its Blockchain orchestration and governance platform CIPHER.
Coming off of a recent win in the category of “Digital Government” at the APICTA Awards held in Guangzhou (China), Avanza has secured back to back wins and recognition for its pioneering Blockchain implementations in the region.
The Bahrain Tech Awards 2018 award ceremony, now in their 2nd year, attracted distinguished personalities, including those representing the startup ecosystem, global investors-community, the ICT sector, corporate giants, and government offices.
The winners of the Awards were commended by the CEO of Tamkeen (labor fund), H.E. Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Janahi. Dr. Janahi emphasized the importance of events like Bahrain Tech Award for encouraging Bahrain tech startups to develop unique and innovative solutions, products, and services that propel them into the same leagues as the world’s leading tech and innovation companies
Avanza Innovations, the latest venture of Avanza Group, was established in 2017 to focus on nascent technologies such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Robotic Process Automation and Smart City Projects. Within a few months of its incorporation, Avanza Innovations has achieved major successes by winning city wide projects in Blockchain, AI across verticals such as Smart City Enablement, Payments, Health Care, Education, Real Estate etc. Avanza has been leading the Blockchain space in the middle-east with active projects and implementations across multiple public and private sector organizations.
“Avanza have always been at the forefront of cutting edge technology, we make it our mission to help evolve technologies past buzzwords and towards implementations. With Blockchain, the space is ripe for organizations to start their transformation process and be part of this movement to build a decentralized future. I am pleased to accept this award, it is a testament of all the hard work put in by our teams”Mr. Ali Safri, CTO – Avanza Innovations
Avanza is involved in numerous Blockchain implementations across a number of verticals in different territories and aims to create many more success stories with customers and partners.
Guangzhou, China – 13th Oct, 2018 Avanza Innovations, one of the region’s most well established nascent technology providers won gold at the APICTA Awards 2018. Part of Avanza Group of Companies, Avanza Innovations has been leading the space with respect to key solutions across Blockchain, AI, RPA, Financial Regulation & Supervision and Smart City Enablement.
Held at the Garden Hotel, the APICTA Awards recognize the achievements of innovators, acknowledging creativity and excellence in the Information and Communications Technologies space. This year there were over 22 countries which participated in the event, including leading asian economies such as China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand etc.
The APICTA Awards 2018 honored Avanza’s Blockchain orchestration and governance platform, Cipher in the “Best in Digital Government” category. Through Cipher Avanza has been able to deliver massive projects like Dubai’s Recon and Settlement platform, which has processed 6m+ transactions on the Blockchain as of now. Cipher also is being employed by multiple government entities to develop Blockchain led innovations across key verticals such as Energy, Mass Transit, Financial Regulation, Real estate and Energy Conservation & Management.
“At Avanza we work with the region’s most forward thinking governments and organizations to bring cutting edge technologies to life. Our passion for innovation is fueled by our desire to create technologies that positively impact the lives of millions of people globally. I am delighted to accept this award from APICTA, it is a testament to the hard work put in by our teams”Ms. Jenny Cheung (Head of Business – Avanza Innovations) received the award and said at the event
With such key success and multiple regional awards under its belt Avanza is now looking to replicate its success across key global destinations to help them demystify their Blockchain journeys.
Avanza Innovations, one of the regions most established innovators, has been awarded the ‘Fastest Growing Blockchain Company for 2018’ in the technology category by International Finance Awards. The awards, now in their 6th year honor Avanza’s region first production-grade Blockchain implementation along with recognition for its Blockchain orchestration and governance platform Cipher.
International Finance Awards recognizes industry talent, leadership skills, industry net worth and capability on an international platform.
Avanza has been leading the Blockchain space in the middle-east with active projects and implementations across multiple public and private sector organizations. The company has also been spearheading thought leadership initiatives that have seen them represent the Blockchain space across various domestic and International platforms.
A major reason for the win has been their active promotion and growth of the Blockchain space. This is in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum to transform Dubai into the first Government in the world to execute all applicable transactions via Blockchain by 2020.
“At Avanza we have always been at the forefront of cutting edge technology, we make it our mission to help evolve technologies past buzzwords and towards implementations. With Blockchain, the space is ripe for organizations to start their experimentation and be part of this movement to build a decentralized future“Speaking with IFM, Mr. Waqas Mirza, CEO – Avanza Innovations