Ahmed Shaaban is a founding member of Fulcrum Global Technologies and leads the team in strategic business development activities. Through his leadership, Fulcrum became a recognized market leader in commercial enterprise and cloud solutions serving the mainstream supply chain of Fortune 500 companies for global legal and professional services firms. His organization’s solutions helped pioneer the development of several of today’s most strategic enterprise innovations in industry-specific rapid deployment solutions using in-memory computing, mobile analytics, internet commerce models designed to develop and leverage brands, high speed imaging, security and encryption for enterprise markets and electronic payments in the cloud. Ahmed is a major contributor to the development of Chicago’s incubation environment for high technology companies in the New Millennium. He completed his B.S. in Biomedical Engineering at Boston University and his MBA at Loyola University of Chicago.