Dr. Andy Khawaja is a highly publicized philanthropist and world-renowned entrepreneur who has been featured in over 100 publications for his contributions to technology, society, and economical growth. He’s participated in dozens of live interviews with thought leaders such as Larry King and received accolades for his achievements from leaders, politicians, and public figures globally.
Dr. Khawaja founded Allied Wallet in 2005 to connect global buyers and sellers. Fluent in five languages, he has been very active in delivering payment tools to people of many cultures and continents specializing in features such as cyber security, fraud prevention, and virtual wallets.
Because of his accomplishments in the industry, Dr. Khawaja is often referred to as the “Messiah of Digital Payments” and in the last 10 years he led the expansion from its Los Angeles headquarters to additional operational centers in Germany, India, Macau, Hong Kong, and London.
Dr. Khawaja has been featured in dozens of periodicals including: Forbes, Time Magazine, Bloomberg, Digital Transactions, Fortune, INC, LA Business Journal, Finance Monthly Global, Start Your Business, Lux, New Business, Sunday Telegraph, The Green Sheet, The Guardian, and Wired Magazine.
For over a decade, Dr. Khawaja and Allied Wallet have stood at the forefront of innovation and advancement in the payment industry. Currently, Allied Wallet serves over 150+ million customers in 190 countries, supporting 164 currencies worldwide.
The company has experienced rapid growth every year, and has been recognized by INC magazine and LA Business Journal several times as one of the ‘Fastest Growing Private Companies’. This growth can be attributed to Dr. Khawaja’s philosophy, vision, and his natural ability to lead and innovate.
Dr. Khawaja continues to guide Allied Wallet towards continued success while simultaneously leading several ambitious projects including the reality television series “Model Turned Superstar” as its executive producer and director.
His philanthropist ideals motivate his achievements and Dr. Khawaja continues to be a major contributor to charitable organizations including: UNICEF, Wounded Warrior Project, Eagle and Badge Foundation, After-School All-Stars, Star Team for the Children, Brent Shapiro Foundation, ASACP, Action Innocence, From the Heart Productions, LAPCA, United Service Organizations, Hope for Change International, Paralyzed Veterans of America, and more.
Andy Khawaja is not only a successful leader, but a large contributor to global societies. He’s not only an innovator of technology, but a contributor to a better environment for future generations.
As a natural born entrepreneur, Dr. Khawaja’s objective is to build, innovate, succeed, and give back.