NetSol Technologies Inc.

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Najeeb Ghauri

Founder, Chairman and CEO

Najeeb Ghauri was elected Chief Executive Officer in October 2006, continuing his responsibilities as Chairman of the Board of Directors of NetSol Technologies, Inc., to which he was appointed in February 2003. He was also the interim CFO from June 2002 to July 2005. Mr. Ghauri was the founder of the parent company, NetSol Technologies, Inc. (formerly Mirage Holdings, Inc.). He became the President and CEO of NetSol Technologies, Inc. in April 1997, and held that title until August 2001. Mr. Ghauri was very instrumental in the completion of the IPO in 1998 and responsible for restructuring the company’s business model into that of an IT company in 1997-1998. He also spearheaded the successful listing of NetSol to NASDAQ Small Cap in December 1999 as well as the first U.S. dual listing on the Dubai International Financial Exchange (DIFX) in June 2008.

Prior to launching NetSol in the U.S., Mr. Ghauri had over 15 years of combined marketing and management experience with Fortune 500 companies such as Unilever and Atlantic Richfield Corporation (ARCO). He received his bachelor''s degree from Eastern Illinois University, and earned an MBA in marketing from the Drucker School of Management at The Claremont Graduate School. In 2001, Mr. Ghauri was a nominee for the Ernst & Young ''Entrepreneur of the Year'' award in California. Mr. Ghauri is a founding member of USPBC (US-Pakistan American Business Council) and was elected as its Vice Chairman in spring of 2006. Mr. Ghauri has lived in the U. S. since 1977 and became a U.S. citizen in 1990

Mr. Ghauri is very active in various educational non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide. He is a founding board member of the National Human Development Fund of Pakistan. He is a board member of the newly created U.S. Pakistan Business Council in Washington, D.C. (a U.S. Chamber of Commerce body), and is also on the board of M4 International, Inc., a California-based executive consulting firm.