NQ Mobile Inc.
Recently named among Fortune Magazine’s 36 “most powerful disrupters” — and nominated by Androinica as Android Person of the Year — Omar Khan joined NQ Mobile in January 2012 as co-CEO, and directs the company globally. He is focusing on the global expansion of NQ Mobile into markets such as North America, Latin America, Europe, Japan, Korea and India.
Khan joined NQ Mobile from Citigroup, where he was managing director and global head of the Mobile Center of Excellence, and led the company’s mobile development and delivery efforts globally. Prior to that, he served in multiple senior executive roles at Samsung Mobile and at Motorola, where his last role was vice president, Global Supply Chain and Business Operations for the mobile devices business.
Honored with a “40 Under 40” award by Crain’s Chicago Business magazine, Khan holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He completed his graduate work in system dynamics in conjunction with MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He lives in Dallas, Texas, with his wife, Seema, and their three children. Khan, whose first cellphone was a Motorola MicroTAC, has been training for triathlons with his 10-year-old son.