Ali is a Principal at Reciprocal Ventures, supporting the firm’s investment strategies in blockchain and cryptocurrency.
Ali has been in Crypto since 2015. A crypto enthusiast at heart, Ali has been part of Defi Summer, Solana Summer, NFTs, Yield Farming, DAOs and much more. As part of Reciprocal’s interest in cryptocurrency, Ali is actively investing in people working on Web3 Applications, Decentralized Finance, and Infrastructure.
Prior to joining Reciprocal, Ali was a software engineer at Flexport where he also focused on marketplace and analytics. Before this, he spent time on the venture investment team at Cisco covering the Internet of Things. He also spent time in the mobile gaming industry leading User Acquisition and Growth. Ali started his career at Morgan Stanley in the investment banking division.
Ali received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago and is currently pursuing a master’s in computer science from the University of Pennsylvania.
When he is not spending time in crypto, Ali can be found on hike paths, boxing, or exploring nature with his young daughter.