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FundForum Edge: Middle East
June 2023

Tariq Qureishy
Co-Founder/CEO at MAD & Xponential Group


Tariq is currently the Co-Founder/CEO of Xponential, a “Future Readiness” and foresight platform which enables &executes transformational methodology and concepts to create “exponential organizations” for the future. He is also the Founder/CEO of MAD Talks Group in 2016, an integrated digital media and visual storytelling platform, focused on the future of leadership, innovation & 10x thinking. 

He is a leading financial & tech business professional focused on organisational & business transformation, both business and leadership at board & strategy level for large organisations. He also supports young companies on Fintech & related services, tech & AI & other major tech. & business platforms. He has helped to launch major products and strategy and is a respected communications expert & marketer. As a global celebrity futurist speaker he has done over 300 keynotes & 1500 interviews, . He specialises in talks about the future, transformation, innovation & metamorphosis. Particularly relevant post COVID 19, where he is helping companies through the current crisis. He also speaks on finance 5.0, energy, technology v humanity, the brain, moon-shot thinking, AI for good & others with practical business solutions. Check his work on He has a degree in Economics and is a Harvard Business School 1998 alum. Also Board member and specialising in future and media/content activities for HBS Club GCC. He is the founder of 100% MAD, a not for profit initiative to democratize philanthropy using the digital ecosystem. MAD is “Make A Difference”, his mission for humanity. 

Agenda Sessions

  • The changing face of the customer: A best practice guide to demographic shifts