About OPEN Austin
The Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs is a global network of entrepreneurs, investors and professionals, which consists of chapters all around the world in 13 cities ranging from Austin, Silicon Valley, New York, London and Islamabad. We are the chapter based in Austin where many of the newest trends in technology are created and have a strong community which encourages entrepreneurship. OPEN provides a platform for entrepreneurs, investors and professionals to network, collaborate, and mentor each other in developing businesses and the laying the foundation of entrepreneurship in various fields. OPEN has established itself as the premier and most reputable brand in helping countless professionals showcase their brilliant businesses to investors and create many successful entrepreneurial endeavors for over 15 years.
To become the most trusted and influential global network of entrepreneurs and professionals of Pakistani heritage and OPEN for all.
A vibrant career life-cycle platform connecting and empowering entrepreneurs and professionals in the Austin area and beyond. We develop tomorrow’s leaders through networking, mentorship and guidance
Meet Our President
President, OPEN Austin
I am privileged to serve as the second President of our chapter, starting in 2024, and to steer us toward empowerment and collaboration within our professional and student communities in Austin, Texas. Our mission is to foster growth and create opportunities, guided by the vision & mission.
I encourage each of you to actively contribute to realizing these visions. Your engagement and ideas are vital to our journey towards creating a dynamic and impactful organization.
A heartfelt thank you to our volunteers and sponsors for your unwavering support. Together, let's embark on this transformative journey.
- Asif Habib, President, OPEN Austin
Bridging the academia-industry gap by aligning local University students and faculty with OPEN Austin, fostering mutual growth.
Offering equal opportunities to the wider community, enhancing the global image of Pakistanis through professional and entrepreneurial contributions.
Leading in innovation and networking, OPEN Austin aims to be the central hub for professionals, students, and entrepreneurs, deepening connections within our community to maximize collective business, career, and personal growth, leveraging our rich heritage and opportunities.
Transitioning from good to great, we face the challenge to build a robust organization with diverse volunteer teams since our inception in late 2021, aiming for growth and enhanced community impact.