Saqib E. Awan is the Founder & Managing Director of GTM Capital, an innovative venture capital fund focused on Enterprise IT. Prior to launching GTM Capital, Saqib spent 7 years as a Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, one of the world’s leading Venture Capital firms. At Lightspeed, Saqib was responsible for deal sourcing, due diligence, business development, and helping close key deals for the firm. He led the firm’s Business Development activities and built the best-in-class Executive network in Venture Capital with over 1,200 CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, and IT Executives from around the world in Global 2000 companies.
Saqib received his Bachelor of Arts with Honors from The Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and earned his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Saqib is a first-generation immigrant, has nine siblings, and has lived in three countries. He currently lives in Miami, Florida with his wife and two daughters: Aleesa, 5, and Emilia 14 months.
Founder & Managing Director