Samir is a social entrepreneur, writer, and connector committed to bridging the public and private sectors by bringing together diverse communities to eliminate the access gap. In 2015, Samir Co-Founded Esusu, a platform designed to empower users to better save, access capital, and build credit through community savings. Prior to Esusu, Samir Co-Founded Transfernation, a nationally recognized 501(c)3 non-profit which uses technology to ensure excess food from events goes toward underserved communities across New York City. To-date Transfernation has rescued over 200,000 thousand pounds of food and impacted 170,000 lives. For his entrepreneurial endeavors Samir has been recognized as a WEF Global Shaper, Global Good Fund Fellow, Dalai Lama Fellow, Resolution Fellow and was the recipient of the Jefferson Awards Foundation National Public Service Award.