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Samyr Qureshi

Co-Founder & CEO
Samyr Qureshi is the Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Knack, the fastest growing peer tutoring platform on college campuses. Knack’s mission is to help students discover and deliver their knack - giving them the best platform to build, sharpen, and showcase their skills to peers and future employers. Previously, Samyr worked at Gartner as an Account Executive in the Emerging Technology Division and also formerly worked at Apple as an iOS Product Advisor.

Samyr was born in Abu Dhabi, UAE and immigrated to the US with his mother and sister at the age of seven. Landing in Clearwater, Florida, Samyr grew up in the Tampa Bay area and went on to earn his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Florida. He graduated with honors in 2014 with a degree in Law & Criminology. Samyr has been featured on Inc.com as a Top 30 Entrepreneur to Watch, he is part of the Thiel Summit Network, and is a K50 Fellow through the Kairos Society.

Samyr currently resides in Tampa, Florida where Knack is headquartered. When he’s not traveling, he enjoys playing guitar, listening to live music, and spending time outdoors with his dog Koda.