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Mubarik Imam

Mubarik Imam is currently exploring ideas for what to build next. She was an early employee at WhatsApp and during her seven years, was involved in several major company initiatives. These included leading the product international growth and integrity teams, data science and engineering, research and strategy.

When Mubarik joined WhatsApp, she led the International Growth and Partnerships team. At the time, WhatsApp had less 200 million people using the service. Over the next six years, Mubarik and her team helped WhatsApp grow to a product of over 1.8 billion people. She was closely involved in FB's acquisition of WhatsApp and led the integration efforts across the company. Mubarik also spent some time at the intersection of Health & Technology. She led Facebook’s exploration for Frontline workers and Health Systems to assist with the company’s CoVID response. Mubarik also led Marketing for NimbleRx.

Prior to joining WhatsApp, Mubarik worked at Dropbox, the Packages Group and earlier in her career was an Acumen Fund Fellow and an Associate at Bain and Company. She is a Stanford GSB alum (MBA), and also holds degrees from the Harvard Kennedy School (MPA/ID) and MIT (BSc Electrical Engineering). Having lived and worked in over six countries, Mubarik is passionate about the intersection of technology, business, education and policy. She serves on the Board for the LUMS School of Science and Engineering, Hiller Aviation Museum and served on the Beyond CoVID taskforce at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Mubarik currently lives in Palo Alto with her husband, two sons and one daughter. Her interests include photography, flying and science education.