Fireside w/ Osman Rashid (CEO @ Convo.com, Seasoned Silicon Valley Entrepreneur)

May 8, 2020, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Osman is a seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneur, currently the CEO of Convo Corp. and Founder & CEO of Galxyz, an intergalactic science adventure on a mission to ignite the fascination of science. Previously he was the co-founder & CEO of online textbook rental leader Chegg until early 2010, and also co-founder and CEO of Kno, Inc. (acquired by Intel in 2013), a digital education platform company.

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Osman Rashid is a seasoned entrepreneur in the field of educational technology. Based in Silicon Valley, he is currently the CEO of Convo Corp. and Founder & CEO of **Galxyz** , an intergalactic science adventure on a mission to ignite the fascination of science and unlock the true potential in every student. Previously he was the co-founder and CEO of online textbook rental leader **Chegg** (NYSE:CHGG) until early 2010, and also co-founder and CEO of **Kno, Inc.** (acquired by Intel in 2013), a digital education platform company.

He is also on the Board of Trustees at a health focused non-profit, ChildLife Foundation, which provides urgent care to the poorest in Karachi, Pakistan. CLF runs Karachi's largest children emergency rooms and is deploying satellite urgent care centers to provide critical care and prevention education.

Osman has received several honors, including Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of The Year Award (CA) in 2009, which is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, as well as Forbes Impact 15 for 2012 and Inc.’s Immigrant Edge: 9 Wildly Successful Entrepreneurs.

To find out more about Osman, check out his LinkedIn profile. You can also follow him on Twitter @osmanrashid.

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Check out what happened

Speaker

  • Osman Rashid

    Convo.com

    CEO

When

When

Friday, May 8, 2020
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM UTC

Agenda

4:00 PMFireside Chat
4:30 PMQ & A

Host

  • Arzish Azam

    Startup Grind / Ejad Labs

    Director / CEO

Organizers

  • Arzish Azam

    Ejad Labs

    Country Manager, Pakistan

  • Mehroz Azam

    Ejad Labs

    Co-Director

Partners

Startup Guide Pakistan logo

Startup Guide Pakistan

Pakistani Women in Computing (PWIC) logo

Pakistani Women in Computing (PWIC)

PopCorn Studio logo

PopCorn Studio

Daftarkhwan logo

Daftarkhwan

Colabs logo

Colabs

The Hive logo

The Hive

American Pakistan Foundation logo

American Pakistan Foundation

Tech London Advocates Pakistan (TLAP) logo

Tech London Advocates Pakistan (TLAP)

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