Najeeb Khan is an author of the upcoming business innovation book to be launched in July. He also runs an eCommerce platform where he experiments with Artificial Intelligence in retail.
He is also a social entrepreneur using technology and lean business methods to promote social and community engagement. The concept of “1FOR,” the root word for an exchange that gives back, is the guiding principle behind the 1FORhunger, a social impact enterprise Najeeb founded and runs. 1FORhunger brings together citizens, restaurants and charities to solve one of humanity’s greatest challenges: hunger and food security.
Najeeb’s work has been featured widely in the press with features in publications including Forbes, The Huffington Post, OMNI News, and others. Najeeb is a fellow of the School for Social Entreprenuers Ontario and is recognized by American Express and Ashoka as one of the 45 “Emerging Innovators,” across Canada, the United States and Mexico.
Najeeb is co-founded both Toronto Bangladeshi Sports Organization (now BCCB Sports), an organization bringing together the Bengali Youth community in Toronto, and Chaara Fund Foundation, a donor-advised foundation in Canada. He was also an executive for Young Bangladeshi Canadian Professionals and a previous organizer for TEDxGTA. He lives in Toronto, Canada.