Sada Cumber, who was born in Karachi in 1951, is a Pakistani American businessman and diplomat. He has been a Special Envoy to the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC). As Special Envoy, he served as the U.S.
Sada Cumber, who was born in Karachi in 1951, is a Pakistani American businessman and diplomat. He has been a Special Envoy to the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC). As Special Envoy, he served as the U.S. representative to the OIC, and promoted mutual understanding and dialogue between the United States and Muslim communities around the world. He also served as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Malta in Austin.
Sada Cumber gained a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and a Master’s Degree in History, both from the University of Karachi. He moved to the United States in 1978 and has been an American citizen since 1986.
He is the co-founder of an investment and wealth consultancy, CACH Capital Management, and some ten other enterprises. He was an entrepreneur and investor based in Austin, Texas. His business background is in senior management, marketing, and imaging technology. As an entrepreneur, he has specialized in national and global network strategy, strategic marketing, business planning and institution building.
Sada Cumber has founded 11 companies in technology-based industries, including Texas Global, an international strategic advising firm, and CACH Capital Management, an investment advisory and wealth management firm. Prior to his appointment as Special Envoy, he also served as Chairman of the Board of TCMS-LLC, an intellectual property development company, and as Chairman of Sozotek Inc., an imaging technology company. Sada has also served on numerous corporate boards and as a speaker at the meetings of several national and international organizations, on topics including the ethics of persuasion, entrepreneurship and governance.
Sada Cumber also serves as the Principal in Texas Global-LLP, a partnership that manages the strategic intersection between Business, Government and Public Affairs. Prior to founding Texas Global, Sada founded SozoTek, a wireless imaging company. Sada also served as Chairman & CEO of Psionic Technologies, Inc., an Internet Security software company acquired by Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) in 2002. In 1995, he co-founded Applied Science Fiction, a company specializing in a digital dry film process whose technologies were recently acquired by Kodak (NYSE: EK). Sada previously owned Triumph Flexo Industries which was acquired by American Greetings (NYSE: AM) in 1994.
Sada Cumber has been active in the public sphere, serving on the boards of various Texas-based and international organizations, including the Board of Directors of the Texas Economic Development Board (a $300 million fund), the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (a $200 million fund), the 15th World Congress on Information Technology, the Texas Business Council, and the Governor’s Task Force on Higher Education. Sada has also been active in civic organizations, advisory councils, and charitable foundations.
Sada Cumber has served on numerous boards, civic/community organizations, advisory councils and foundations. He is regularly invited by national and international organizations to speak on Ethics of Persuasion, Entrepreneurship and Governance. He has been extensively written and quoted in numerous national and international publications such as Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Scribe Business (German), Austin American Statesman, Business Journal and other publications.