August 1970 - June 2021 taken away by Covid-19


It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our amazing colleague Abdul Rehman (August 1970 – June 2021) who didn’t survive Covid-19. His entrepreneurial spirit, leadership, and kindness are greatly missed. Abdul, who was born in India and has lived in the UK, UAE and Saudi Arabia, leaves behind a wife and three children.


His information – as of June 2021:

Head of Big Innovation Centre, India

Hyderabad & Bangalore – INDIA

Abdul Rehman is Head of Big Innovation Centre in India. He plays a techno-commercial role as a technical advisor, an architect and a commercial lead for Big Innovation Centre where he works to enhance business and lead in technical collaborations across Centres in the Middle East and India.

He is responsible for the Pavilion 2.0 (Big Innovation Centre’s co-creation platform) coordinating the build and maintenance of the software platform.  As commercial lead, Abdul is also widening and deepening Big Innovation Centre’s product and service markets.

He brings more than two decades of rich experience working in the Middle-East – mostly in UAE and Saudi Arabia – and India.

Abdul Rehman as Vice-President of Education e-Solutions company offers futuristic technologies such as Artificial Intelligence(AI), Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), Internet of Things (IoT) and Blockchain. He worked earlier as Head of Professional Services and Principal Consultant with Blackboard and played a strategic role leading the Learning Solutions – Professional Services for the Academic segment managing various teams from Pre-Sales, Project Implementation, and Support.

He speaks at L&T Conferences, judge at MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) and participates actively in local conferences and events

Abdul Rehman is qualified as MSc in Computer Information Systems from the University of Wales, UK with undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Mumbai, India


“The relationships, research and platforms – such as Pavilion 2.0 and Big Innovation Map – we have created are unique. We create a marketplace for ‘know-how’ and ideas and build your innovative capabilities”