Azeem Azhar

Internet Entrepreneur & Investor

Azeem Azhar is an award-winning entrepreneur and has over 25 years' experience working as a strategist, analyst and investor in the tech industry. He is the Founder and producer of leading newsletter, "Exponential View", which explores the intersection of technology and society, the economy and the future.

"Expert on AI & exponential technologies"

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  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Technology
  • Business Models
  • Political Economy & Society
  • The Impact of Exponential Change that we are Facing and how to Adjust to it
  • Corporate Innovation vs Start-up Innovation


He presents in English.

How he presents

Azeem Azhar´s presentations are captivating, energetic and provide clear and invaluable perspectives on a variety of current topics.

Books & Media

  • Exponential: How Accelerating Technology is Leaving Us Behind and What to Do About It

In Detail

Exponential View is a key source for senior leaders and policy-makers and has 187,000 subscribers worldwide. Azeem founded data analytics firm, PeerIndex, which was later acquired by Brandwatch. He is an angel investor, he has invested in 30+ startups, including early-stage startups in AI, renewable energy and female healthtech. Azeem is a venture partner at early-stage VC firm, Kindred Capital and advises several global firms' senior management teams. He sits on the Global Futures Council on Digital Economy and Society, part of the World Economic Forum. He is also on the board of the Ada Lovelace Institute and quantum computing startup, Beit. He has worked in senior positions in several global media businesses, and started his career as a journalist, writing for The Guardian and The Economist.


In his presentations, Azeem explains how our societies and ways of life will change under the force of exponential technologies. He is determined to bring together the two cultures of innovation and tech and of business, society and policy and help us understand the real implications of the changes we are witnessing.



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