Khurshid Ahmed Mughal, 7550/Liaquat

Khurshid Mughal - 2010

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, 671/Latif

Khurshid Ahmed Mughal, kit no. 7550/Liaquat House joined Cadet College Petaro in 1975 and left the college in 1980 after completing his Intermediate.

He was born on at Chakwal in 1963 and got married to Mrs. Naureen Hayat in 1997. They have 2 children - Taha and Ayan.

He is the son of Prof. Mehr Khan Mughal, who was Lecturer in English at Petaro from 1969-1975.

Khurshid studies initially at the Govt School of Petaro in Class 1 and 2. In 1970, when his father moved to Algeria on deputation on behalf of Ministry of Education, Khurshid also moved with his family and continued his studies there until 1973 when he finished class 5. The medium of instruction was in French and Arabic.

Upon return to Pakistan, Prof. Mughal (his father) rejoined Petaro and Khurshid completed his 6th and 7th class from the same Govt. School at Petaro. Thus, he was admitted to class 8 at Cadet College Petaro in 1975.

Khurshid moved to the USA in 1985 and graduated from Mississippi State University in Computer Science in 1989.

For a year or so after graduation, he did little in terms of his career development. And then he worked for Optima Systems - a software company - from 1990-1995.

In 1995, he established his company Sequel Systems Inc. His first major contract was with Chemical Bank as an Oracle expert for bond trading. Later on Chemical Bank was bought over by Chase Bank.

In 2001, Sequel moved its entire business model towards healthcare. Today, it is a dynamic medical software company offering electronic health record (EHR) and electronic medical record (EMR) solutions to hospitals, health organizations, physician practices and billing companies.

Khurshid has been the CEO of the company ever since it was founded.