Faisal is an executive with almost 20 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur, advisor and general manager who has built and been part of some of the world's most loved global consumer technology companies, at every stage from founder, to hyper-growth to massively scaled.
He has successfully led and grown mobile and internet companies in Europe, Asia and the USA, across a range of industries including Media, Communications and Travel. Most recently, as Partner and Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal, he was instrumental in the digital transformation of private equity-backed companies including ProSiebenSat1, Travelocity, HMV and OLX.
Prior to this Faisal held senior executive positions with Spotify, Skype, Kayak and was one of the founders of Jaman.com. He is also a Venture Partner at Octopus Ventures, one of Europe's leading early stage venture capital firms.