Sameer is driven by finding solutions to complex problems – either through implementing new technologies, developing creative and innovative solutions or simply by solving these problems with practical solutions. He has a deep understanding of technology, including technologies such as IoT and Blockchain; and also experience in large scale enterprise Data Science projects. He leverages this combination to deliver data-driven innovation initiatives. His most recent role, Director of Technology Innovation and Analytics for Africa at Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev),afforded him the opportunity to become a strategic partner and advisor to Mobile Network Operators, Banks, FinTechs and start-ups; and allowed him to work closely with them to implement strategies and solutions which are relevant and address the needs of AB InBev, but also the African market as a whole. As a result, he orchestrated several partnerships between corporates and start-ups.