Arif Damji obtained a BA in Economics from the University of Cambridge, and a MSc in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford University. Prior to Penn, Arif spent three years as the Director of Strategy & Business Development at 500Friends, and one year as the Director of Business Innovation at high-end winery Kosta Browne. Arif enjoyed his Penn Law courses even before joining the ML program and has found the program a great networking tool with both ML and JD students. He has a focus on helping ambitious companies grow, agnostic of industry. In his free time, Arif trains as a rotary pilot.