Rashed Iqbal is the cofounder of Narrative Economics. He works as Chief Technology Officer for a government investment fund in the UAE. Earlier he worked for Teledyne Technologies, Inc., Western Digital Corporation, Synopsys, Inc., and others in USA in technology and management roles.
Rashed teaches graduate courses in Data Science in the Economics Department at UCLA. He also teaches at UC Irvine, and in UCLA Extension. His areas of interest include Text Analytics, Natural Language Understanding, and Lean and Agile Development. Rashed has led multiple entrepreneurial ventures in Data Science. He holds a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from the University of Sheffield, UK. He believes Narrative Modeling will revolutionize the process of human communication.