A member of Asia Fintech 100, Mikaal is the co founder and CEO of 8 Securities, a mobile first investing service for Millennials. His journey has taken him through Silicon Valley, New York, London, Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Prior to starting 8 Securities, Mikaal was a Senior Vice President and the Head of Asia at E*TRADE. Mikaal began his career as a Senior Consultant at Deloitte in the United States. Mikaal has extensive international experience having launched and managed businesses and online consumer products across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, India and the North America. Mikaal holds a MBA from both Columbia University and the London Business School. Mikaal is currently a mentor at Chinaccelerator and a guest writer for Tech in Asia.