Entrepreneur Journey Session-Founder Series: Karl Naim & Marc Washington, ChefXChange
DateJun 1, 2016
FROM CORPORATE TO ENTREPRENEURSHIPJourney from the Finance World to Launching a Food & Tech Startup ChefXChange Co-Founders Karl Naim and Marc Washington talked about their journey from the corporate finance world to taking the entrepreneurial plunge and establishing a food and tech startup. ChefXChange, founded in March 2014, is a trusted online marketplace for Foodies to search, discover, and book a private chef all around the world – online or from a mobile phone.
Karl Naim, CEO Karl has an extensive international background in Finance, spanning from Wealth Management to Private Equity with UBS AG, Goldman Sachs, and Mubadala Development Company. He is also an avid Angel Investor. He received a MBA from the London Business School and a MSc in Economics & Finance from the Warwick Business School.
Marc Washington, CFO Marc oversees operations internationally, and is the go to guy who wears many hats. Marc has an extensive background as an investment professional. He has managed investments of over $6bn in AUM for international firms including The Carlyle Group and Mubadala Development Company. He received a MBA from London Business School, an MSc from Stanford and a BSc from MIT.