Saalim Chowdhury works on finding, investing in and hands on helping grow great startups globally as a Partner at 500 Startups. A former serial technical founder and startup veteran, he's been part of exits of over $200m, notably ScanSafe to Cisco and Skillbridge to TopTal. His interests are in applied AI/ML, SaaS, Marketplaces and Behaviour Change. For his sins, his career started at BCG and he was a former senior executive at News Corp. He was educated at Oxford, Cambridge and LSE. He notionally resides in London; but is more commonly found at an Airport with a boarding pass for seat 62C.