Dr. Khalid Hasan is the Chief Operating Officer of ResInt Canada. He is a senior project management and research expert of 25+ years of a unique blend of experiences spanning social and community development, media and market research, impact evaluations and business focusing North America and emerging markets in Asia. He worked as Senior Advisor South Asia for Nielsen and also led Business Process Improvement unit at Nielsen Canada. He was the founder Managing Director of Nielsen Bangladesh. Dr. Hasan has extensive experience in building research operations and logistics management in both developing and developed countries such as Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Canada.
He is the Editor of the prestigious journal “Mind Your Marketing” of World Marketing Summit created by marketing Guru Professor Philip Kotler. He is an experienced Six Sigma Black Belt, capable of solving problems using tools and methods of Business Process Improvement.
He has vast market research consultancy experiences with global MNCs and organizations including The US Government, The World Bank, UN Organizations (UNICEF, UNFPA, UNDP and WHO), Asian Development Bank, Hospital for Sick Children Canada, Global Affairs Canada, CIDA/DFATD, GAIN, Micronutrient Initiative, Plan International, Coke, Pepsi, Unilever, P&G, Reckitt Benckiser, Voice of America, BBC etc.
To his credit, there are two books on marketing: Strategic Marketing Management in Asia, co-authored with Professor Saad Andaleeb, published by Emerald UK, and Marketing Practices in Developing Economy: Cases from South Asia (Foreword wrote by Professor Philip Kotler) as a co-editor. He wrote forty five articles which were published in local and international journals/ magazines and he presented papers in twenty one international conferences. He is a frequent public speaker in international seminars. He has also teaching experience in different universities and colleges in Canada and South Asia.
He is an active member of Rotary International in Canada, a Paul Harris Fellow, recipient of medallions, awards, and accolades for outstanding research and social activities from a number of organizations in South Asia and Canada. He is in the Executive Committee of Toronto International Microfinance Summit (TIMS).
Khalid holds a PhD and an MBA and research diplomas from different universities and institutions in Asia, USA and Canada.