Babar Iqbal born in Dera Ismail Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan) is a young I.T. Pakistani child prodigy who started computer programming at the age of 5. He came to prominence by becoming one of the youngest Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) in the world at the age of 9, as well as obtaining the record of being the youngest CIWA aged 9, youngest CWNA at 10, youngest Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) at 11 and youngest MCTS in .NET 3.5 at 12 after Arfa Karim Randhawa.
His research has been accepted by 8th IEEE International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology (Innovations’12). As of 2009 Iqbal was based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and was undergoing training and working with Microsoft.