As an accomplished New York-based entrepreneur, Azeem Khan brings a wealth of experience across multiple industries including biotech, tech, entertainment, esports/gaming, and blockchain. Currently, Azeem serves as the Head of Impact at Gitcoin, a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) that has awarded over $50 million in grants to open-source software developers since its inception. With his expertise, he has successfully led fundraising efforts that have resulted in the distribution of tens of millions of dollars to thousands of innovative projects.
Azeem is also an esteemed member of the World Economic Forum’s Crypto Sustainability Coalition, where he contributes his knowledge towards creating a sustainable future for the blockchain industry. He led UNICEF’s experiment in Quadratic Funding, demonstrating his passion for using blockchain technology for social good. Azeem's involvement with notable projects including Uniswap, Yearn Finance, Gnosis, Protocol Labs, Optimism, and zkSync further exemplify his dedication to driving innovation in the blockchain ecosystem.
With his entrepreneurial spirit and passion for blockchain technology, Azeem is a sought-after thought leader and speaker in the industry. He is driven to make a positive impact and revolutionize the way we think about technology and its role in society.