Dawood brings 28 years of leadership experience in the areas of business, emerging and digital technologies, business model innovation, business development, and professional services. He specializes in the streamlining of end-to-end business operations, the achievement of product and services growth, the performance of product and services, and the development of innovation strategies that capitalize on opportunities or that meet and overcome immediate business challenges.

Dawood has founded and run several professional services and product companies, and those experiences of serving as both a consultant and an operating CEO have provided him with key insights that help clients streamline and grow their businesses.

His industry experience includes the fields of technology, media, and telecommunications; payments and fintech including blockchain / web3 and cryptocurrencies, aerospace, government, public safety, and professional services.  

Dawood has a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University. He is a Certified Management Consultant.