(Kansas, MO USA)
Abid Malik has over 24 years of sales, marketing, finance, and business development experience. Most recently he co-founded Indus Venture that mentors and helps Innovative start-ups funded in early and revenue stages. He serves as Foundation Council member at LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship where he mentors startups in Team Building, Product & Services Development, Marketing and Finance readyness. During 1995 he co-founded Nexlogic where he served as CFO and member of the board for 10 years. Nexlogic provides prototype design, fabrication, assembly, and testing of printed circuit boards with 72 employees and over 17 millions in annual revenues. At the age of 21, he was running a small paint manufacturing facility and discovered poster color formula that rivaled German’s Pelican brand. His desire for higher education brought him to California in 1982 where he completed his bachelor in Electrical & Electronic
Engineering. Having passion for entrepreneurship and technology, he started his first venture in California and successfully ran or managed three additional start-ups since 1990. He is member of the Intl. board of Minaret Business Organization (MBO) that has chapters in USA and Asia. He is an independent trustee (emeritus) at a socially responsible Amana Mutual Funds (AMANX, AMAGX, AMDX) that manages over 3.5 billions in assets. Abid also serves as member of the board for Strategic Research Circle, a nonprofit that does research in the area of private enterprise and social responsibility. During 2013, he was named “Process Tycoon” during a business conference at University of Central Missouri.