Luna Shamsuddoha, Chairman, Dohatec New Media (1992), is a software entrepreneur and the founder President of Bangladesh Women in Technology, (BWIT).
Dohatec has developed several e-Governance projects including e-GP portal and public procurement MIS. It developed the solution for Social Safety Net. Dohatec handles Machine Readable Visa processing in India for Department of Immigrations and Passports for Bangladesh. It provided the Electronic Government Procurement (e-GP) System for Royal Government of Bhutan. Clients include the Government of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bangladesh Army, the World Bank, World Health Organization.
Dohatec is a Certifying Authority issuing Digital Certificates. They offer PKI tools and enablement solutions also.
She provided multi-biometric Voter Registration Solution for Bangladesh Army 2007 and 2008. Microsoft WPC 2007 recognized her. She received two Awards for Software from Switzerland. Dohatec has a Big Data Analytics Platform for custom uses. She is the Managing Director of Gvtele, an IGW.
She was a Panelist in two Sessions of the UN 59th Commission on the Status of Women and Moderator of UN Online Discussion, UN Women, in 2015. She participated in UN ITC Trailblazers Summit: Transformations in Sourcing from Women, in São Paulo, Brazil 2015 – a call for inclusion of women in Public Procurement.
BWIT is a Forum to empower women through Technology and encourage women and girls in ICT entrepreneurship and to study and pursue careers in technology. She is a Member of Council of Global Thought-leader on Inclusive Growth, Lausanne and Global Role Model, Empowering Women IT Entrepreneurs Program Microsoft and Trestle Foundation.
She serves on several Boards – SME Foundation, Independent University Bangladesh (IUB); Trustee Under Privilege Children’s Educational Program (UCEP – an NGO) former Director state-owned Agrani Bank Ltd. A member of Cyber Crime Act 2016 Drafting Committee, ICT review Committee.
She secured Master in International Relations and was Lecturer, Modern Languages Institute, Dhaka University. She received several national and international recognitions and awards. Among them “Leadership Award 2013” of Global Women Inventors & Innovators Network Award in Sweden and World Women Leadership Congress and Awards Achievement Award 2015, Mumbai, India.