Azeem Azhar

Azeem AzharEntrepreneur, Investor and Curator Exponential View

Keynote Speaker

  • Entering the Exponential Age
  • Exponential Technologies
  • The Politics of New Technology
  • The New, New Economy

Speaker Profile

Azeem Azhar explores the intersection of technology and society. He is the founder of hugely popular Exponential View, whose followers include leading academics, journalists and investors. EV newsletter and podcast explore how the society & the political economy are changing under the force of technology.

Azeem is also an active angel investor, as well as an advisor to the top management of a number of global firms. He is a venture partner at Kindred Capital, an early-stage VC firm. He sits on the World Economic Forum’s Global Futures Council on Digital Economy & Society, on the board of the Ada Lovelace Institute, and of Beit, a quantum computing start-up.

Previously, Azeem founded PeerIndex, a big data analytics firm which was acquired by Brandwatch. He has had senior roles in global media businesses and started his career as a journalist where he was a writer The Economist and The Guardian.
Azeem is a globally sought after speaker and thought leader as well as a regular media contributor at known network such as BBC, CNN, SKY et al.

His first book will be published in summer of 2021.


Word Cloud

  • Economy

  • New Economy

  • Exponential Age

  • Exponential Technologies