Ep. 008 — Kamal Quadir on Human Capacity, Innovation, Disrupting Industries and Learning From Failure


Kamal Quadir is the CEO of bKash, Bangladesh’s largest mobile financial services company. An entrepreneur at heart, Kamal is best known for introducing e-commerce in Bangladesh by founding CellBazar, an online marketplace which was acquired by Telenor after it reached 4 million users. Kamal Quadir is also the First Mover Fellow of The Aspen Foundation, a TED fellow and the World Economic Forum recognized him as a Young Global Leader. He has received many awards including, Schwab Foundation's Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2015, the 2005 MIT Ideas Award and India's Manthan Award for “Best E-Content for Development”.

In this wide-ranging conversation, we talk about the extraordinary capacity every human being possesses, disrupting industries from e-commerce to personal finance, effectively marketing your product, security and outsourcing, team building and much, much more.