Ali Nazem is Founding Team member and Vice President of Business Development for ShoCard, a digital identity verification system that protects consumer privacy through patented use of mobile devices and the blockchain. In this role, he creates new partnerships with businesses looking for a proactive and reliable identity management partner. He has more than 20 years of experience with mobile, privacy, security, digital media and marketing through his work with a variety of consumer and technology businesses in the enterprise and SMB markets.
Before joining ShoCard, Nazem was the Director of Enterprise Sales at Rocket Fuel, a prominent adtech company that had a successful IPO in 2013. Prior to that, he oversaw national sales at Buysight, and was part of the management team that led to the acquisition by AOL’s Advertising.com Group in December of 2012. Ali’s background also includes media planning, buying, and strategy at major advertising agencies including Carat, DraftFCB and J. Walter Thompson. Ali graduated from San Francisco State University with a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies and a minor in marketing.