Tania envisions Pakistan as an emerging leader in technology and innovation in the rapidly evolving global digital landscape over the next decade. She served as an advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan where she put in place a framework for the country’s digitization journey. During her time in this role, she architected the five pillar Digital Pakistan strategy for the country to move towards digitization rapidly.
She also helped build Pakistan’s Covid-19 data driven-response strategy as part of the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC). Today, Pakistan is globally recognized for handling the COVID-19 pandemic, and data-driven interventions have played an important role in this response.
Prior to this appointment, Tania spent over a decade at Google in the US and Singapore where she was a Director of Product Management for Next Billion Users and Payments. She was responsible for digitizing payments in emerging markets, particularly countries looking to take the leap from cash to digital and played a key role in the product strategy for the rollout of GPay across multiple countries. Tania also started Google’s business in South Asia Frontier Markets (Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka) and led those teams as the Country Manager.
She co-founded a health-tech startup – ClickDiagnostics, and spent a portion of her career consulting for private and public sector organizations at Booz Allen Hamilton. Tania holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BSc from Brandeis University.