Dr. Shahjahan Mahmood is the Chairman of Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Limited (BCSCL). With an experience of 20 years in the field of Corporate Governance, Communication Engineering, Acquisition Process, Technical Management, Policy Formulation and Implementation. Before joining BCSCL, he served as the Chairman of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission. He also worked for US Marine Corps at Quantico Marine Base, VA as a Systems Engineer, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Indian Head, MD, USA on a wide variety of problems, Naval Research Lab, Washington, DC as a Systems Engineer in Electronic Warfare Branch and Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), Patuxent River, MD in the Simulation and Stimulation Branch developing software for simulating IR and UAV sensors on aircrafts.
Dr. Mahmood graduated from BUET, Dhaka earning a degree B.Sc. Engg (Elect). He obtained an M.S/ degree in Operations Research from MIT, Cambridge, MA with a major in Communication Engineering and a Ph.D. Degree in Systems Engineering from the same school.