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Shahed Amanullah

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Shahed Amanullah is the CEO and co-founder of LaunchPosse, a startup based in Washington, D.C. that advances entrepreneurial ideas by leveraging individuals' social networks. Prior to the founding of LaunchPosse, Amanullah served as senior advisor for technology at the U.S. Department of State. He is also the creator of altmuslim.com, an online newsmagazine covering issues related to Islam in the West. In 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2016, Amanullah was named one of the 500 most influential Muslims in the world by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre.