In a momentous turn of events, the New York Chapter proudly introduces its new leadership duo, Wassim Marrakchi and Khalil Ayed. Hailing from diverse backgrounds and bringing unique expertise to the table, Khalil and Wassim have embarked on their roles as President and Vice President, respectively, ushering in a new era for the chapter.
Khalil Ayed: Artist, Creative Director, and Community Advocate
Khalil Ayed, a distinguished Tunisian artist, adds an artistic flair to the chapter’s leadership. Currently serving as the Creative Director at FlexTech.ai, Khalil seamlessly integrates his artistic vision with the tech world. Since 2023, he has been instrumental in shaping brand identities, providing strategic communication advice, and crafting compelling messaging.
Before his role at FlexTech.ai, Khalil served as the Program Director at MALA from 2022 to 2023. During this time, he led initiatives that focused on promoting leadership and community empowerment. His strategic planning, commitment to brand awareness, and dedication to maintaining consistency have left an indelible mark.
In recognition of his multifaceted journey spanning program management and creative direction, Khalil was elected as the President of the New York Chapter in 2024. His passion for continuous improvement and storytelling, evident in both his artistic and professional pursuits, aligns seamlessly with the chapter’s mission.
Wassim Marrakchi: A Quantitative Strategist and Harvard Alumnus
Wassim Marrakchi, currently a quantitative strategist in Asset & Wealth Management at Goldman Sachs, is a seasoned professional with a remarkable journey. Originally from Tunis, Wassim ventured to the Boston area in 2017 to pursue a degree in computer science at Harvard University. After successfully graduating in 2021, he made the vibrant city of New York his home, specifically choosing the Brooklyn borough.
Wassim’s dedication and leadership qualities did not go unnoticed. In 2024, he clinched the position of Vice President for the New York Chapter. His unique blend of analytical skills and a global perspective promises to bring a fresh and dynamic approach to the chapter’s initiatives.
As Khalil Ayed and Wassim Marrakchi assume their roles as the President and Vice President of the New York Chapter, respectively, anticipation and excitement fill the air. The chapter is poised for an era of innovation, collaboration, and community impact under their dynamic leadership. Their combined expertise and dedication underscore a promising future for the New York Chapter and its members.
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