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Malik Fal is managing director at Endeavor. He was previously the business operations director at Microsoft South Africa, where he also led business marketing and operations for West, East, and Central Africa. Before Microsoft, he was vice president for Africa at the OTF Group, a consultancy firm. He also spent six years at PepsiCo. He is particularly experienced in business strategy for firms in developing countries, and the practical roles government, private sector institutions, and individuals must play to find focused and sustainable solutions in the development process. Malik is passionate about the need to reduce the wealth gap between rich and poor nations and has been involved in a variety of competitive initiatives in emerging markets around the world. He has led successful consulting engagements with the World Bank, the Bermuda tourism industry, and the Rwandan President. He holds a master's in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He is a Fellow of the fifth class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-South Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.