|Virginia Tech, B.A.|
Fahad Hassan is the Founder and CEO of Always Prepped. Fahad is an education entrepreneur focused on building technology companies to improve educational outcomes.
Mr. Hassan’s first venture backed company, Daylert, which he founded in 2006 was an online provider of social calendaring and text messaging services to college students. Daylert was acquired in 2008 by Intelliworks.
At Intelliworks Mr. Hassan served as the V.P. of Business Development helping the Higher Education focused CRM provider form strategic partnerships in an emerging cloud computing market. Intelliworks has raised $28 million in venture funding and is currently a leading provider of CRM services within the Higher Education community.
Mr. Hassan also volunteers with several non-profit organizations in the Washington D.C. area such as NFTE (National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship) where he tutors middle and high school students in math, reading, and science. He also helps mentor young entrepreneurs, judges regional business plan competitions, and speaks regularly at schools across the country about entrepreneurship and leadership. Some of these institutions include include Virginia Tech, Johns Hopkins University, Harvard, Georgetown, University of Pennsylvania, and Fordham University among others.
He also regularly speaks at conferences in education, technology, and entrepreneurship on the following topics: business ethics, education, web technologies, and leadership development.