Born and raised in the Middle East, Danish is a serial entrepreneur turned investor, heading investment firm Xische Ventures, and anti-disciplinary strategy and storytelling group Xische & Co across Dubai, Copenhagen and Kuala Lumpur. Danish has since spent twenty years advising, creating, and investing in ventures for clients and partners including the UAE Prime Minister’s Office, The Executive Council, UAE Mars Mission, Dubai Holding, Smart Dubai & DEWA. Danish is passionate about entrepreneurship, culture and anti displinary thinking.
He is a strategic advisor to the Government of Dubai, co-author of Dubai's
Happiness Agenda, and serves on the boards of the Dubai Future Council for
Energy, Dubai Government owned data hub MORO, Dubai Holding's in5 Design
Incubator and co-founded the World Happiness Summit. An international keynote speaker, Danish has been quoted in TIME Magazine and Financial Times, and serves as a global brand ambassador of Infiniti Automobiles. He serves as chairman of investment boutique Xische Holdings, a privately-held group that includes an investment fund, AI- powered insurance platform, environmental solutions agency, and a global leather brand.