Hasan Kazmi

Hasan Kazmi

Director of Strategy & Partnerships, Studio

"Truly making a difference requires one to see the world through many different prisms."


Strategy and Strategic Partnerships, Innovation, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Design Thinking, Financial Markets, IOT


Hasan leads strategy and partnerships for Citi Ventures Studio, which develops new products and services that drive economic vitality for people and communities. Hasan collaborates with Citi public sector clients on impactful research, strategy, and co-creation projects alongside various internal and external partners. He also oversees the Citi® University Partnerships in Innovation & Design (CUPID) program, which engages and embeds students from leading universities in innovation efforts across Citi.

Prior to joining Citi Ventures, Hasan worked with Samsung’s Global Strategy Team in Seoul, where worked across Samsung’s diversified businesses. Before that, he worked for the Boston Consulting Group in NYC. Prior to venturing into the corporate world, Hasan was a crime fighter on the streets of NYC, where he served as a Detective with the N.Y.P.D. in its Counter Terrorism Division and as a Police Officer in the South Bronx’s 43rd Precinct.

Hasan received his MBA from Columbia Business School and has a B.E. and M.S. in Civil Engineering. In his free time, Hasan enjoys traveling (visited over 40 countries), running, yoga, and telling real-life crime stories.