Winston is tasked with taking the lead on crafting the company’s overall growth strategy, pursuing new business opportunities, exploring ways to ensure long-term financial stability, managing investor relations, and ensuring strong corporate governance with close oversight over the rest of management. Winston first started at Hydros as an Advisor and Board member in late 2009. Later he served as EVP of Business Development, taking the lead raising the company’s seed, Series A, and follow on rounds of financing. Winston has already been responsible for the recruitment of the majority of the company’s Board of Directors including renowned Entrepreneur Shazi Visram, Founder & CEO of Happy Family Brands, and Adnan Durrani, Founder & CEO of American Halal Corporation. He assumed overall leadership in his current position as part of a corporate restructure in January 2012. Ibrahim also serves as Executive Director of Operation Hydros, with overall strategic and operational responsibility of the company’s social mission to address the Global Water Crisis by financing clean water infrastructure projects in the developing world.
Winston is also Co-founder of the Ibrahim Leadership and Dialogue Project in the Middle East, a pioneering effort to develop a generation of U.S. leaders sensitive to inter-cultural understanding. He serves on several boards including Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), anorganization that works to engage religious diversity by building interfaith cooperation oncollege and university campuses, and ThinkImpact, a leading social entrepreneurship education company. Prior to Hydros, Winston worked as an investment banking analyst at Janney Montgomery Scott in Philadelphia. He received his Bachelor of Art degree in Political Science from the Johns Hopkins University in 2009.
Co-Founder & CEO
Oct, 2013 - Current (almost 3 years)
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