Change is the only constant, especially in the business of technology. With 20+ years in software business, Shakeel has seen many such emerging technology disruptions, from client-server to web to social, cloud to mobile to IoT, Data Warehouses to Data Sciences to Machine Learning/AI. He has also worked in major industries, including Finance, Telecom, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Goods, Advertising, Distribution, Retail, Oil and Gas.
Shakeel thanks Trilogy/pcOrder.com for getting him to Austin, TX, the city he fell in love with and for showing him a path to startups. Co-founded Olivesystems, a telecom provisioning startup. Lead a consulting company to spin off two startups, Context (enterprise marketing optimization) and Treasury Sciences (Enterprise Cash Flow and Treasury management).
Advisor and angel investor in many startups in TX with Capital Factory and rest of US with HBS Angels. Shakeel helps them from concept through multiple funding rounds.
Shakeel has a Bachelors of Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering from India, Masters in Management Sciences from George Washington University and completed the Program for Leadership Development from Harvard Business School.