Hasan Kazmi

Hasan Kazmi

Head 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’s Global Lab Network. In this role, he works closely with all of Citi’s innovation labs located around the world. In addition he works with the Venture Investing & D10XSM team, various Citi businesses and external strategic partners to pursue critical growth opportunities for the Citi Enterprise. He is also the one of the leads for Citi Venture’s Artificial Intelligence domain, an exciting growth area within Fintech.

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.