About The Speaker
Mudassir is the CEO and Co-Founder of Careem. He started his career with Silicon Valley startup Brience, and then as a summer associate at Venture Finance group, working with seed-stage companies in the software and consumer internet industry. He then moved back to Pakistan and co-founded DeviceAnywhere, a company that was acquired by Keynote in 2008 before joining management consulting firm McKinsey & Company in Dubai. In 2012, he left to build something big and meaningful with ex-McKinsey colleague Magnus Olsson. Their mission was to simplify and improve the lives of people in the Middle East region and build an awesome organisation that inspires. They founded Careem in 2012 and today, it is the leading technology platform in the region, operating in more than 100 cities in 14 countries, with 3000+ colleagues and more than one million drivers. Mudassir graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in economics and computer science and also received a masters degree in computer science from Stanford. When he’s not traveling, Mudassir is hanging out with Captains and giving engineers feedback on user interface.