Syed Gilani is a seasoned entrepreneur, visionary and an angel investor with more than 25 years of
business experience spread over four continents. A graduate of Harvard University, Syed finds pride
in community service and giving by helping other entrepreneurs and young startups.
With a deep understanding of Asian, Middle Eastern, European and North American cultures and
business landscapes, he leads a women-focused rideshare startup, Safr. The mission of women
empowerment has always been closer to his heart and with Safr, he wishes to change the world by
providing a strong platform that can empower women and families around the world. 

Syed has been awarded as fifty outstanding Asian American business leaders in the Asian American
Business Council and also has been invited to speak at conferences and universities.
Syed has been interviewed by leading global media platforms like ABC News, NBC, Bloomberg, NPR etc.