Houston, TX I New York, NY I Las Vegas, NV
Arif is the Co Founder at Chain.ly, the innovative new social platform that empowers anyone to help another human being in need anywhere by leveraging the power of crowdsourcing. Arif specializes in transforming early-stage startups into successful businesses and has deep expertise in the financial services industry, consumer electronics distribution, information technology and government affairs. An accomplished executive, entrepreneur and angel investor, Arif has held leadership roles at Broadview Wireless, Fetch Wireless, Seaboat Inc, Wired Investments and began his career at age seventeen forming an Information Technology Services company that served many state and government agencies. Arif was an early investor in several high-profile consumer electronics distribution and information technology companies including Broadview Technologies which sold for undisclosed sum in 2008 with over four hundred distribution points and one hundred and forty company owned retail stores and currently serves on the board of directors of Groundstar Logistics Company to name a few.
Arif holds a BSc in Psychology and a BBA in Marketing and an avid learner. He is also a partner at the seed stage funding company that he helped establish in 2009.