Talha Rao
Category: Alumni Featured Stories, buic
Published on: May 4, 2016

Talha RaoDegree: BSCS

Batch: 1995-1997

“Talha Ali Khan Rao is Director People Excellence at Warid Telecom. He has proved himself as Human Capital Management Expert with a career spanning over 15 years of relevant HR experience in Telecom industry. Currently employed at Warid Telecom; the only cellular operator that has converted to 4G LTE from 2G technology in Pakistan. Talha’s successful career journey started from Ufone where he was part of the start-up team and served for 3.5 years. Prior to leaving Ufone to join Warid, he served as AM Human Resources at Ufone GSM. At Warid, Talha was part of the core team at start-up with around 11 years of service, Talha has held various leadership HR roles such as Head of HR, Director Recruitment, Staffing and Compensation and is currently working as Director People Excellence. He has received various accolades during his career with both Warid and Ufone.

Talha’s association with Bahria College started with intermediate (F.Sc Pre Medical degree). He was house captain of Iqbal House in 2nd year and he raised the house championship trophies for Academic as well as sports. He joined Bahria University which at that time was affiliated with University of Peshawar in the first ever batch and is a proud degree holder for BSc (Computer Science). After graduating from Bahria, Talha went abroad to Canada and completed his Bachelors of Business Admin degree with Honors and Distinction.

As per Talha, Bahria College and University have played a pivotal role in his professional and personal life and is honored to have been part of such a great institution. “