• Leadership

    We work hard to cultivate an open entrepreneurial ecosystem

    Asad Badruddin


    Azhar Rizvi


  • Core Team

    Faizan Diwan

    Boston Lead

    Myra Khan

    Toronto Co-Lead

    Ayisha Memon

    Toronto Co-Lead

    Sughra Mehdi

    Dubai Lead

    Akbar Agha

    Chicago Lead

    Danesh Gilani

    Washington DC Co-Lead

    Rustom Birdie

    Bay Area Co-Lead

    Osman Khan

    New York City Co-Lead

    Saroosh Gull

    New York City Co-Lead

    Ramiz Khan

    Director of Operations

    Vajiha Sipra

    Global PR Lead

    Taha Jalil

    Global Software Lead

    Ali Taiyeb

    Global Partnership Lead

    Qarib Kazmi

    Pakistan Partnerships

    Juhi Jaferi

    Global Design Lead

  • Advisory Committee

    Dilawer Syed

    President, Freshdesk, President OPEN Global, Member of President Obama's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans

    Imran Sayeed

    MIT Faculty member; started and sold two companies. Former Head of Innovation at NTT Data, Founding Member OPEN

    Rehan Jalil

    Founder and President of cloud security company Elastica; sold to BlueCoat for $280 million. Previously founder of WiChorus

    Jay Corless

    Senior Advisor, United Nations Foundation. Advocacy and funds mobilization with governments, private sector and civil society

    Fawzia Naqvi

    VP Soros Economic Development Fund with expertise structuring and implementing investment strategies

    Naeem Zamindar

    Pakistan Country Director and CEO Acumen Fund, former CEO Wateen Telecom

    Shoaib Zaidi

    Dean, School of Science and Engineering at Habib University; Co-Creator of 23 US patents

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