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Azeem Azhar: Founder of PeerIndex | London Business School

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Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/lbsyoutube Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/lbs Join the TELL Series in welcoming Azeem Azhar, founder and CEO of PeerIndex. BusinessInsider listed him as the No. 1 person to follow in UK Tech and his illustrious resume is testament to this. Azeem’s expertise lies in the tech scene and in the startup sphere, having done everything from founding companies to mentoring fledgling startups. He serves as an advisor for startups and tech deals at Firestatr, Seedcamp, Weave.ai and Portfolio. Azeem Azhar currently serves as Director of Product at Schibsted Media Group. He has previously been Head of Innovation at Reuters and a Director of Product at Amazon. He is also an experienced media maven, having been a correspondent at The BBC, Guardian and The Economist. He also writes a popular digest called the Exponential View. He is an influential voice in tech, having been invited to speak at Harvard Business School, London Business School and IMD, and at conferences such as LIFT, ETRE. He has also been interviewed by BBC, WSJ, NYT and most of the other big international publications. Azeem graduated from the University of Oxford with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics. His accolades are numerous and his notable achievements include ‘Grand Prix – Best Startup’ at the 2011 Europas; ‘London’s 1000 Most Influential’ in the Evening Standard rankings; and KPMG’s ‘Top 100 Asian Stars in Tech’ His talk at London Business School is part of the 2015-2016 Tell Series talks and it was recorded on 20 January 2015 at London Business School. Learn more about entrepreneurial opportunities at the School: http://bit.ly/LBS-entrepreneur Learn more about Tell Series: http://tellseries.com/ Learn more about DIIE: http://www.london.edu/diie