Tuesday October 30 @7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
International Student House of Washington, DC
is pleased to invite you to a special event with
Frank F. Islam
Tuesday, October 30 at 7:00 pm
International Student House
1825 R Street NW
Frank F. Islam is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, civic leader and thought leader. Frank has a special commitment to civic, educational and artistic causes. In all of his endeavors, he strives to create opportunities that are sustainable and uplifting for humanity — guided by the virtues of hard work, focus, quality, innovation and kindness.
Frank currently heads the FI Investment Group, a private investment holding company that he established in 2007 after he sold his information technology firm, the QSS Group. Frank founded the QSS Group in 1994 and built it from 1 employee to more than 3,000 employees and revenues of approximately $300M before its sale.
Frank devotes the majority of time currently to a wide variety of civic and philanthropic activities. He serves on numerous boards and advisory councils including: the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Board of Advisors; Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts; Woodrow Wilson Center National Cabinet; International Advisory Council of the U.S. Institute of Peace; Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Dean’s Advisory Council; Marymount University Board of Trustees; American University School of International Service Dean’s Council; Advisory Board of Harvard University Kennedy School of Government; University of Malaysia International Advisory Panel; Board of Trustees of the American University in the Emirates; The Frank Islam & Debbie Driesman Charitable Foundation; and Potomac Charities, Inc.
Frank has established a reputation as a writer and thought leader. He has authored two books: Working the Pivot Points: To Make America Work Again (2013) and Renewing the American Dream: A Citizen’s Guide for Restoring Our Competitive Advantage (2010). Frank blogs regularly for The Huffington Post and also writes occasional articles for publications such as the Foreign Policy, the International Business Times and the Economic Times of India. He is called upon to speak frequently in a variety of business, education and non-profit venues.
Frank was an active participant in the information technology, aerospace engineering services, and systems integration business for more than twenty-five years, garnering multiple industry awards for leadership, entrepreneurship and excellence. Frank received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Computer Science from the University of Colorado.
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