Atif Azim is the co-founder & CEO of VentureDive Pvt. Ltd. Atif is one of the early investors in Careem and heads the technology team that develops the Careem technology platform.
Atif possesses an extensive international work experience in global companies such as Cisco Systems, KPMG and Brience Inc. At KPMG he served as a senior consultant from 2000-01 based in San Francisco, U.S.A. He also co-founded Perfigo, San Francisco a network security company which was later acquired by Cisco Systems.
Junaid’s professional experience is varied, demonstrating his ability to tackle diverse challenges head-on. He has been successful in different sectors; from being on the launch-team for CNBC Pakistan in 2005 and anchoring its flag-ship show 'Power Lunch' to co-managing a $381mn transaction in 2014 as CEO of Elixir Securities, the largest such transaction in Pakistan in the last 7 years.
As a result of his years of experience steering institutions towards growth, innovation and success, Junaid is often invited to provide his expertise in multiple forums, including US President Obama’s 2010 Summit on Entrepreneurship and on TV as a regular commentator on Pakistan’s economy.