Zain Ahmad is an attorney, actor, and organizer. Zain worked as a corporate attorney in New York City and San Francisco where he advised entrepreneurs, startups, and public companies on a variety of matters including company formations, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, SEC compliance, and IPOs.
While in law school, Zain was a law clerk at The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy under the Barack H. Obama administration where he worked on the 2016 presidential transition, ethics, FOIA, executive orders, and science/tech policies and initiatives. Zain also served as a law clerk at NASA and advocated for America's Journey to Mars on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
As a college student at Rutgers University, Zain led a series of coalition building initiatives among the South Asian student organizations on campus including successfully hosting the first two conferences focused on South Asian American identity. While in law school, Zain served as the President of the South Asian Law Students Association at Boston College Law School where he built coalitions and hosted joint programs with other affinity groups.
Zain is also an actor and screenwriter and is currently working on a television series. He is excited about breaking down barriers, building consensus, and mobilizing the South Asian American community towards building a more prosperous and egalitarian society.
Zain holds a JD from Boston College Law School and a BA in Political Science from Rutgers University and is a proud alumnus of the Eagleton Institute of Politics.