Shafqat Islam is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of NewsCred, the world’s leading content marketing software. As CEO, Shafqat manages the strategic growth of the company. Since its founding in 2008, NewsCred is on a mission to make marketing better for everyone. NewsCred has grown to a 200 person team of technologists, engineers, journalists and creative content marketers across seven global offices including New York, London and Dhaka. The company is funded by leading investors including FirstMark Capital, FTV Capital, InterWest Partners and Mayfield Fund.
Prior to NewsCred, Shafqat was a Vice President at Merrill Lynch, running technology teams in NYC and Geneva, Switzerland.
Follow him @shafqatislam or @newscred.