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Ismail Ahmed

Ismail Ahmed is the CEO and Founder of WorldRemit, the international remittance company that's pioneering a mobile approach to sending money around the world. Ismail founded the company in 2010, and since then it has secured almost $200 million in funding, and has been named the fastest growing technology company in the UK.

Ismail has been named one of the top ten most influential black Britons in the UK, and won EY Entrepreneur of the year, London and South. He has an interesting past, having worked for the UN in Nairobi, and gaining a scholarship to the University of London whilst living in Somaliland.

Current position: CEO & Founder, WorldRemit