The Founder

Founded in 2009 in Dhaka, Megaroof has grown from a solar start-up to an organization with more than 200 employees, including 80 employees in assembly operations. The company was founded by Mr. Didar Islam, an engineer with experience in semiconductor design in the US.

Founder Didar Islam

  • SOLARIC Ltd. only R&D driven Solar company in BD since 2009
  • POWER IC Ltd. First Analog IC Design company in Dhaka, Bangladesh(2004-2007)

Inventor

  • Solar Optimizer, 3G-SHS, Energy Tracker
  • QWIKRADIO with 10 US patents

Success

  • Design Director MAXIM, World Leader in Analog IC company
  • 14 years in Analog IC design, Analog semiconductor companies in the US including
    UNITRODE (now TI), MICREL, MAXIM, IMPALA

Background

  • Ph.D (incomplete) & MS from UF, Gainesville, BS from BUET
  • Faculty member, EEE, BUET (1993-1994)
  • 1st in Jessore Board (HSC, Science, 1985)

Megaroof Global Team

Dominic Hicks

Head of International Commercial relations: Dominic has a background in property & renewables, in both UK and emerging markets. At Megaroof, he looks after investment related activities. His interest in the renewables sector dates back to 2008, and in the UK he serves as a Commercial Director of Suncredit UK Ltd.

Ankit Patel

International Business Development and Off Grid Specialist: Ankit Patel has a sound academic background and strong functional knowledge of renewable energy business, with a result oriented attitude and proven track record on successful global (SE Asia, Europe, the former Soviet Union & Africa) project deliveries. At Megaroof, he looks after International sales of Offgrid solutions and overall business development.

Megaroof Management Team

Fahmida Sultana

Director Didar’s wife and a shareholder. She is a computer engineer with professional experience in ORACLE Corporation, Orlando, Florida. After graduating from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), she moved to the US to complete her Masters degree at the University of Central Florida.

Naznin Akhter

Head of Marketing Operation A highly talented engineer from BUET and MBA from North South University, heading the entire marketing operation. She has successfully running her own business for 5 years, brings the expertise of running local operation and the skill set of engaging local partners. She has been awarded by the IEB Merit Award for contribution in activated carbon manufacturing in Bangladesh.

Nasir Uddin Ahmed

Chief Technical Officer (CTO) An electrical engineer from BUET being the Chief Technical Officer of MEGAROOF, heading the whole R&D team including New Product Development Department (NPDD) for developing new products. He worked as top level management in AL-CATEL, Matrix Engineering, Techno Worth Ltd., Power Zone, Power IC Ltd.

Kazi Shaiful Arif

Head of HR & Admin Being experienced for 23 years in HR & Admin operations, joined as Head of HR & Admin. He has completed Hons in Management & MBA in HRM and started his career in an engineering consultancy firm. He has achieved best employee award in Rupayan Group.