Junaid is the CEO and founder of Wahed Inc. His prior experience includes Merchant Banking in New York City. Junaid has a Graduate degree in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from Columbia University in New York, USA. While at Columbia, he served as the Managing Editor of The Columbia Financial Review. Junaid is also the holder of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and CIMA Diploma in IslamicFinance (CDIF) designations. He frequently addresses audiences at international conferences on Islamic Finance.