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Rafiq Ahmed

Advisor Greater Chicago Area, US

Venture Partner, NextGen Venture Partners.

Venture Partner, NextGen Venture Partners.

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Involved In

Founder

Demibooks

Positions

Senior Associate Coopers & Lybrand Consulting 1992 - 1996
Venture Partner NextGen Venture Partners December 2015 - present
CEO, Co-Founder Demibooks August 2010 - December 2015
Sr. Product Manager, MOTOBLUR Multimedia Services Motorola 2009 - 2010
Principal, Consumer Experience Design Motorola 2005 - 2009
Principal Dipalo Consulting 2000 - present
Senior Manager Sapient 1998 - 2000
Consultant BeggsHeidt 1997 - 1998
Business Services Consultant Fannie Mae 1996 - 1997
Senior Associate PwC 1992 - 1996

Education

Virginia Tech Information Systems 1991 - 1992
WV Wesleyan Electrical Engineering 1988
Dhaka College Science
St. Francis Xaviers Greenherald Science

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Financial Services
  • • Hardware
  • • Healthcare
  • • Social Impact
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Fitness
  • • Wellness
  • • Medical Devices

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Product Design • Product management • Angel investing • Cross-functional teams • Mobile Apps • Startups • User Experience Design

Key Accomplishments

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John Renaldi
We worked together  •  Sr Director, Moto Maker Product Management, Motorola Mobility (a Google Company). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign grad.
Engaged, helpful, great connector, smart and experienced.
Jonathan Ellis
They're my friends  •  Managing Principal, Sandalphon Capital. The University of British Columbia grad.
I've known Rafiq for almost a year - he is generous with his time, has real world experience as both an entrepreneur and from his time at Mo ... rotola, and has a passion for design, products and startups