A Marketing Entrepreneur from Dhaka, Riyad is the CEO of Magnito Digital, one of the leading full service digital marketing agencies of Bangladesh. He also co-founded ROOT Marketing Services, Printex Limited, Giant Marketing, Zakat Connect and is an investor in Startup Dhaka. Being passionate about the food sector, he is also a shareholder in Timeout, WOW Burger and Crepe 'o Momo.

Riyad is one of the organizers of Google Business Groups (GBG), Dhaka, a fast growing non-profit community under the Google Outreach Program. Highly involved in the Bangladeshi StartUp scene, he regularly speaks at various conferences and mentors young StartUps. He also chairs the Youth Committee of TiE Dhaka.

Prior to starting business, Riyad worked for Arcadia Group in UK. Riyad has a BA (honours) degree from Richmond University, UK. In his free time, Riyad plays football and is a travel addict!