Zahid is a Director at Novek, an import-export business with offices located in London and Nairobi. He was Head of Digital & Analytics at One Africa Media, the biggest online classifieds business in Africa ($40m+ raised and operations in 9 countries) before he joined Novek. Zahid has run several technology businesses, including an aggregator that raised funding at a $1m valuation.

He worked directly with the founders of two Y Combinator-backed firms in their early stages, and helped them scale to $300m+ of transactions. Prior to this, he worked at Goldman Sachs and Rothschild. He has spoken at the Entrepreneurs Organisation, the Young Presidents' Organisation and the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards, and has been featured on the BBC and in national press.