Mr. Kamal S. Quadir is CEO and Founder at bKash Ltd, one of the largest and the fastest growing mobile financial services company, globally. bKash is currently responsible for 80 percent of all mobile financial services transactions Bangladesh with over BDT 1000 crore in daily volume. Earlier, Mr. Quadir founded CellBazaar, an electronic marketplace, which, after reaching 4 million users, was acquired by Norwegian telecommunications operator Telenor in 2010. CellBazaar later was rebranded as Ekhanei.com. Mr. Quadir is a founding member of Open World Initiatives, a Lausanne, Switzerland-based organization of young thinkers. He is involved with Anwarul Quadir Foundation which recognizes innovations in developing countries. He is a First Mover Fellow of The Aspen Institute. In 2009, TED selected Quadir a TED Fellow and the World Economic Forum recognized him as a Young Global Leader. Mr. Quadir has a BA from Oberlin College and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is also an artist whose art works are in the permanent collection of the Bangladesh National Museum and the Liberation War Museum.