Umar Zulqarnain is an accomplished attorney, investor, human rights activist, and entrepreneur. As the Managing Director of Grit Ventures, Zulqarnain leads the development and growth of one of Toronto’s largest innovation hubs. Grit Ventures provides Canadian entrepreneurs with business advisory, legal services and access to over $5 billion in investment capital. Zulqarnain is also a Partner at Treadstone Law, a tech-enabled, data driven law firm with offices in Canada and the United States. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and has taught branding, marketing, and sales at various bootcamps. As a Human Rights Fellow at the University of Minnesota Law School, Zulqarnain traveled to Manila, Philippines to develop and implement child trafficking prevention programs.