15th Global Supply Chain and Logistics Summit
17 November 2022
Dubai (U.A.E.)



Azam Pasha

Azam Pasha
Co-Founder & CEO, Maalexi

Extensive cross-industry experience, of around 20 years as head and senior advisor, on:
- supply chain management (in consumer goods and commodities - diverse product portfolio that ranges from Food and Agriculture to Oil&Gas and Industrial Metals),

- supply chain infrastructure (with government agencies and port and economic zone authorities),
- supply chain and entrepreneurial finance (with commercial, multi-lateral banks and private funds),
- supply chain technologies (for start-ups & scale-ups), and
- strategic consulting (with triple-helix stakeholders & top-tier consulting firms).

Setup, scaled and managed businesses with cross-functional responsibilities that have been holistically entrepreneurial, with 'hands-on' experience across diverse markets in the Middle East, Central Asia, West, and East Africa, Southern Africa, Europe, and South Asia. Designed and developed economic clusters for governments and business lines for private companies that included optimizing supply chains of traditional commodities and consumer goods, as well as deploying disruptive digital solutions to create and capture value.

Unique ability to bring together the experience of private, government, and financial sectors, to design and deliver simple innovative solutions to resolve complex business problems. Explored and applied disruptive thinking to diverse industries that range from traditional agriculture and Oil&Gas to evolutionary renewable energy technologies, identifying techniques and designing policies for enhancing entrepreneurship & innovation across supply chain ecosystems and the enterprises which form them.

Interest in applying best-in-class academic research to corporate settings which include practices, methodologies and frameworks acquired through academic immersions in areas like project management techniques at PMI and Stanford University, entrepreneurship at Wharton School, energy innovation at Stanford School of Engineering and applied strategic (doctoral level) research at SDA Bocconi School of Management. Volunteered at Stanford GSB's SEED advisory network working to enhance impact entrepreneurship, building operational (supply chain), technological and financial capabilities for scale-ups in West, East, Southern Africa, and India.

Research interest in entrepreneurial ecosystems which include economic zones, clusters and incubators, and commercial interest in supply chain ecosystems like marketplaces (both digital and physical).

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