Co-Founder / Creative Director / Executive Producer
Ahmed is an award winning creative director, designer, developer and patent author. Ahmed’s passion for startups began when he began designing and selling websites door to door at age 14. Since then, he’s won numerous awards and nominations (two time Directors Guild Award Nominee, AIMIA Award winner) for his prolific work in digital storytelling. With a passion for combining design, technology and storytelling, he’s produced viral hits such as the ‘Free Hugs Campaign’, which gained an audience of 200 million people worldwide and internet cult hit “The Tunnel” – the first feature film to be crowd funded and released for free via BitTorrent, iPad, Cinema, DVD and VOD simultaneously, with over 15 million downloads world wide. He recently has worked as CMO to launch event ticketing platform Outix. Ahmed is also co founder of The Stand In My Shoes Project, a VR empathy lab and documentary film. He holds Master of Design degree from the College of Fine Art UNSW.