Mr. Azis Abakirov is the owner and Founder of "Unique Technologies" IT company, one of the most successful software development companies in Kyrgyzstan, established in 2003. Mr. Abakirov is also an active member of the Bishkek Business Club, in which he facilitates communication and networking among the business leaders of Kyrgyzstan. In addition, Mr. Abakirov has been elected as Chairman of the Kyrgyz Software and Services Developers Association. He has also initiated the development of High-Tech Park, a special low tax regime for IT companies, in the Kyrgyz Republic. Mr. Abakirov holds a BA in Oriental Studies from the Kyrgyz National University in Bishkek (2002).