Akbar Mohamed, president of Prime Communications, is an entrepreneur and founder of numerous successful companies. As president of the largest national retailer of wireless devices and accessories for AT&T, Akbar oversees the company’s sales leadership team of over 1,500 employees at more than 375 retail locations.
Akbar has founded several companies including GamesPlus, Prepaid Works and Wireless Works. Akbar also operates the largest Rogers’ Wireless authorized retailer with approximately 50 retail stores in Canada. He is an active investor with interests in hotels, private equity and venture capital funds.
Previously, Akbar worked as a professional at Hicks Muse, a private equity firm in Dallas, and as a merger and acquisitions professional at Goldman Sachs, a global investment bank in New York. Akbar holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting, summa cum laude, from the University of Illinois and is a Certified Public Accountant. Akbar serves on the Aga Khan Economic Planning Board as a national member and previously acted as chairman of Nizari Credit Union.