Adnan is the co-founder of Johnson Corner, a workplace solutions provider for world's prominent commercial landlords. Johnson Corner, a New Zealand Startup, is on a mission to build and operate a global network of creative environments, in partnership with landlords. Its guiding mission is to help small to medium cities build creative infrastructure and become interconnected. In 2018, Adnan took the TEDx stage to discuss how the basic principles of entrepreneurship enabled him to unlock hardship, and how communities and organisations can embrace uncertainty in the 21st century to unlock their potential. Prior to his entrepreneurial journey, Adnan worked for large enterprises, consulting firms and startups, introducing technology to enable organisational transformation. Adnan attended Henley Business School at the University of Reading, studying Master of Business Administration (MBA). His research (2017) studied New Zealand as a potential incubator and accelerator of the world’s greatest problems. Adnan was born and raised in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, now living in Taranaki, New Zealand, with his wife Elle and son Arlo.