Full Name: Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed
Birth Date: July 27, 1971
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Resident: Virginia, United State
Education: Harvard University
Occupation: Computer scientist
Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.79 m)
Spouse: Kristine Wazed (m. 2002)
Children: Sophia Rehana Wazed
Net Worth: $1 billion (Approx.)
Salary: 16 million BDT (per month)
Zodiac sign: Leo
He is also the IT adviser of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Joy’s major contribution lies in the development of the ICT sector of Bangladesh and has framed the idea of Digital Bangladesh.
Joy Early Life and Education:
He was born on July 27, 1971, during the Liberation War of Bangladesh to Dr. M A Wazed Miah and Sheikh Hasina. Joy’s father, Wazed Miah was a Bangladeshi famous nuclear scientist and his mother Sheikh Hasina is the greatest political leader and Prime Minister of Bangladesh.
He was named Joy (victory) for being born during the Liberation War and the subsequent victory of Bengali nations. He has a younger sister named Saima Wazed.
Joy took political asylum in India with his mother in 1975, after the death of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, thereby he passed his childhood here. Joy studied at St. Joseph’s College, in India.
He enrolled in Computer Science at the University of Bangalore, and then he transferred to The University of Texas at Arlington, America, and received a B.Sc. degree in computer engineering from this university. Joy completed a Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard University.
Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed is a young global politician, who joined Bangladeshi largest political party, Awami League in early 2010 and formulated Vision 2021 manifesto. After joining the Awami League, he took part in the development of the country’s IT sector and dramatically changed the Bangladeshi virtual arena.
He advised the government to withdraw tax on computer importing for mass use of computers around the country. Joy develops the idea of UISC, where rural people get IT services. His contribution to the country’s ICT sector has been receiving huge esteem since 2008.
Joy Personal Life:
Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed married Kristine O. Wazed on October 26, 2002, and they have a daughter named Sophia Rehana Wazed. British Parliament Member, Tulip Siddiq is his cousin.