Bassim Alkhafaji

Strategic Business Advisor & Technology Executive

Technology Executive and Business Visionary with over 25 years of experience in delivering global enterprise information technology platforms and solutions, in diverse industries and sectors.

As a Global Technology executive and business visionary, Bassim has worked extensively in Capital Market, Asset Management, Investment Banking, Private Equity, Startups, New Ventures and Private Sector, with a strong record in creating robust IT architectures to support all aspects of the information systems delivery process. He held senior executive positions at various premier financial institutions in the role of Chief Information officer, Chief Information Security Officer and technology executive. These include JP Morgan, HSBC, Nomura Securities International, Bankers Trust, First Union Capital Market, FFTW and BNP Paribas asset management, as well as executive advisor on emerging technology, managing wide range of technology initiatives and development efforts with robust growth strategies.

In 2011, Bassim founded a management consulting business specializing in capital sourcing for startup technologies and ventures, including seed capital, direct investment, and joint venture development with a business focus on emerging markets within the MENA region.

Bassim holds a Master’s of Science in Information Systems from Pace University along with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science.