Business Leadership Associate, LinkedIn
Samir is a social entrepreneur, writer and connector committed to bridging the public and private sectors by bringing together diverse communities to solve the globes biggest challenges. In 2015, Samir Co-Founded Esusu, a platform designed to empower users to better save, access larger amounts of capital, and build credit through community savings. Prior to Esusu, Samir co-founded and remains the Chair of Transfernation, a nationally recognized 501(c)3 non-profit which uses technology to ensure excess food from events goes toward underserved communities across New York City. To-date Transfernation has rescued over 55,000 thousand pounds of food and impacted 43,300 lives.
In addition to his work in the social sector, Samir is a Business Leadership Associate at LinkedIn, where he spends his time creating economy opportunity for underserved communities. In his LinkedIn tenure, Samir has spent time working in Customer Success, Talent Acquisition, Customer Operations, and recently transitioned to Dublin to work as a Sales Operations Analyst focused on Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Previously Samir worked at The United Nations, Venture for America, and consulted for various small non-profits and startups. Samir is also an avid writer and contributes for LinkedIn, The Muse, Startup Grind, Mogul, and Quartz on social justice, career search and entrepreneurship. In the future, Samir plans to continue finding ways to bridge the global opportunity and access gap.
Employment & Immigration Reporter, POLITICO