Innovator – Fahad Khawaja


Fahad Khawaja is a leading community builder and catalyst for transformational growth, with a deep belief that we build a better future by bringing the margins to the mainstream and doing well by doing good. His work transforms organizations with purpose, products, and people at the core, bridging community and culture to design for diverse communities.

Fahad's positive, high-energy approach has propelled organizations to deliver sustainable growth, including Fortune 500 brands, unicorn tech startups, and top media companies. Peers have recognized him for creative innovation, change leadership, and business transformation, with accolades including Ad Age 40 Under 40, Brand Innovators 40 Under 40, The Drum Global Change Maker of the Year, and with recognition in The New York Times, USA Today, Fast Company, Business Insider, BBC, Adweek, Ad Age, and more. Fahad is a frequently sought after speaker, panelist, and guest lecturer at conferences, corporate events, and universities. He is also a mentor in First Round Capital’s Fast Track program and Adweek’s Executive Mentorship program, and a judge for social impact design awards with The Drum, Digiday, and Shorty Awards.