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Komal Ahmad

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WSB Exclusive Speaker

Komal Ahmad

Founder and Former President, Copia

Komal Ahmad is on Forbes 30 Under 30 and has also been listed among Entrepreneur Magazine’s Most Powerful Women in the World, Fast Company’s World’s Most Creative People in Business, and InStyle’s feature of Top 50 Most Badass Women in the World. She is also the recipient of the highly coveted Nelson Mandela Humanitarian Award.

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Komal Ahmad'S SPEAKING FEE Under $25,000

Komal Ahmad is recognized globally as an award-winning changemaker, humanitarian, and entrepreneur. She is innovatively Solving the World’s Dumbest Problem.

Komal realized as a young UC Berkeley student that Hunger is not a scarcity problem; it’s a logistics problem.™ This led to her founding Copia, a Y-Combinator-backed for-profit food redistribution and waste reduction technology company. 

Copia has successfully diverted over 5 million pounds of food from landfills (enough to fill 40+ pro football stadiums to the brim) and will feed over 6 million people in need. 

Komal’s leadership and vision have led Copia to become distinguished as 1 of the top 3 startups run by women in the U.S. and 1 of the top 8 startups graduating out of Y Combinator.

Komal graduated with honors from UC Berkeley with degrees in International Health & Development and Global Poverty and Practice. She is the University of California’s Global Food Changemaker. In 2016 she was chosen as the Social Entrepreneur of the Year, and in 2017 as an MIT SOLVER for being one of the world’s foremost tech-based social impact innovators solving the world’s most pressing challenges. 

Komal has been listed on Forbes 30 Under 30 twice, been named as one of the Most Powerful Women in the World by Entrepreneur Magazine, recognized as one of the Most Powerful & Impactful People in Business by Marie Clairehighlighted as one of the Most Creative People in Business by Fast Companyfeatured among the Top 50 Most Badass Women in the World by InStyleand selected as a Toyota Mother of Invention. Komal was also honored with the prestigious Nelson Mandela Humanitarian Award. 

Why Book Komal Ahmad for Your Event

Ahmad shares with audiences an inspiring story of using mobile technology, data and analytics, and a sophisticated algorithm to dramatically reduce food waste and solve hunger, while inspiring others to cultivate change.

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Komal Ahmad on “The Beginning” of Copia
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Komal Ahmad on the Effectiveness of Copia
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Komal Ahmad Talks About the Benefits of Redistributing Food

Komal Ahmad’s Speech Topics

  • How Mobile Apps Can Help Solve the World’s Hunger Problem

    Komal Ahmad, Founder and CEO of Copia, uses mobile technology, data and analytics, and a sophisticated algorithm to dramatically reduce food waste and help combat hunger. Listening to her story and her motivation to create the company, audiences are sure to walk away inspired and enlightened about the potential of technology. 

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