Yusuf Ahmad

Yusuf Ahmad



Yusuf is an MIT Researcher and the founder of Samba. We work with clients like the Qatar Foundation, South African Government, and Teach for All to launch ventures related to the future of learning, work, and creative tools.

We’re currently building a community for teens inspired by places like Y Combinator and the MIT Media Lab.

Prior to Samba, Yusuf contributed to Scratch and developed creative tools for educators. He also led degree products for an African higher ed startup (think Minerva meets Lambda) with $100M+ in funding and students across the continent.