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Azeem Azhar, Chief

Azeem Azhar is a strategist, product entrepreneur and analyst. He serves as the Vice President of Venture Foresight at Schibsted Media Group. He is also a member of the editorial board of the Harvard Business Review. 

Azeem built a successful startup: his venture-backed startup PeerIndex which applied machine learning to large-scale social media graphs to make predictions about web users was acquired by Brandwatch in 2014. As an investor he invests in tech startups, particularly in the AI sector.

Previously, Azeem held corporate roles at Reuters and the BBC, and had served as an editor at The Economist and The Guardian. In the early part of his career, Azeem covered technology at these two publications.