Our Story

We’re a human-centered business.

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10Pearls was founded in 2004 by brothers Imran and Zeeshan Aftab. What began as a two-person operation is now a global organization of 500+ with offices in DC, San Francisco, Toronto, Dubai, Karachi, and Medellin.

Since its inception, 10Pearls has been a “double bottom line” company, created to deliver superior services and make difference in the world. Our founders understood first-hand how good jobs could change entire communities, particularly in emerging countries. The value of high-paying jobs was evident in the enriched lives of families, creating a ripple effect throughout an entire community.

Fast-forward to today, 10Pearls is helping startups and enterprises alike to compete in the digital age while investing heavily in the wellbeing and training of our offshore teams. We partner with our clients to imagine, design, build, and deliver innovative mobile and digital products. Companies rely on 10Pearls when they need end-to-end services, vertical transformation, compelling customer experiences, and agility.

[10Pearls] reminds me of the 'double bottom line' businesses that Washington sports mogul Ted Leonsis espouses. That refers to businesses that earn profits while accomplishing some social good.

Thomas Heath

Washington Post

Behind the Company:
Who We Are &
How We Started

Industry Recognition & Awards

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Recognized on the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in America

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Recognized for DevOps, Agile, and Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Expertise

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Top Partner for Custom Software Development, Enterprise Mobile, and Digital Experiences

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A "double bottom line" company that earns profits while accomplishing social good

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Supplier of the Year: Building Digital Marketplace

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50 on Fire – Hottest Companies Award

Key Partnerships

We partner with some of the leaders in Technology & Digital platforms to create the best possible solutions for our customers.

People

Ghazanfar Ghori

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Tae Kim

Tae Kim

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Peter Hesse

CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER

Barbara Smith

VP CLIENT SUCCESS

Dan Zipper

VP OF CLIENT SOLUTIONS

Chris Fellows

VP CUSTOMER SOLUTIONS
Smitha Maddala

Smitha Maddala

DIGITAL PRODUCT DELIVERY

Jim Annulis

VP OF ENGINEERING
Emily Biondo

Emily Biondo

SENIOR UX/UI DESIGNER

Karl Garcia

VP OF TECHNOLOGY
Talya Wells

Talya Wells

UX/UI DESIGNER
Ali Rizvi

Ali Rizvi

DIRECTOR SOLUTIONS DELIVERY

Pete Niestroy

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Lauren Fraley

Lauren Fraley

Human Resources Manager

Jeronimo Castro

GENERAL MANAGER, COLOMBIA

Imran Aftab

Co-Founder & CEO

Zeeshan Aftab

CO-FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR
Fiona Nataprawira

Fiona Nataprawira

Product Delivery Manager
Syeda Sana Hussain

Syeda Sana Hussain

DIRECTOR, HUMAN CAPITAL
TJ Bramblett

TJ Bramblett

DIRECTOR, MARKETING
Maite Moscoso

Maite Moscoso

Controller

Michael McNamer

VP IDENTITY MANAGEMENT & PRINCIPAL ENGINEER
Thomas MacLean

Thomas MacLean

DIRECTOR, PRODUCT DELIVERY
Adbul Aziz Shaikh

Adbul Aziz Shaikh

DIRECTOR, SOFTWARE SERVICES
Hassan Abbas

Hassan Abbas

DIRECTOR, SOFTWARE SERVICES

Kash Khan

VP OF ENGINEERING
María Clara Valencia

María Clara Valencia

Talent Director, Colombia
Danish Hameed

Danish Hameed

DIRECTOR, SOFTWARE SERVICES
Arsalan Abdul Ghani

Arsalan Abdul Ghani

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, SOFTWARE SERVICES
Fahad Iqbal

Fahad Iqbal

SENIOR PRODUCT DELIVERY MANAGER

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