Atif Muhammad uses AI artificial intelligence to attract, engage, and retain customers with his business service, INQLINE.
Atif Muhammad, a graduate of St. John’s University, brings his knowledge of AI artificial intelligence into the business world. With their products they are able to attract better prospects understand their purchase behavior, and retain your customers who are at risk of leaving.
Atif recently hosted Pakistan’s first ever 30-Hour Data Science Hackathon. The purpose of this hackathon was to create a pool of data science talent in Pakistan to collectively focus on a social problem and come up with a tech-based optimum solution, connecting the sorcery of Data Science algorithms with the world of medical sciences. More than 28 teams comprising of over 100 students from 12 different universities across Pakistan registered to participate in the event.
Inqline is one of oldest member companies at Blender. His business was founded at our space with a single owner employee, and it has grown exponentially with offices in Karachi, Pakistan and Manila, Philippines. We met up with Atif to learn more about Inqline and discover his thoughts on our luxury coworking space.
Tell us a little bit about Inqline.
Companies spend millions of dollars on acquiring new customers every year. The majority of that money is wasted on old and outdated marketing strategies. Artificial Intelligence enables companies to make better decisions on which customers are the best for their business for long-term authentic growth. Inqline has created an out-of-the-box solution that empowers small and large organizations to spend less and get higher-paying customers. Our Artificial Intelligence software can Attract(Customer Segmentation), Engage(LTV), and Retain(Churn) your customers.
Who or what were some of your influences that made you want to focus on the artificial intelligence industry?
Machine Learning enables you to predict a future outcome with reliable accuracy. This can have enormous benefits for all industries.
Have you noticed a change within your industry in the last 3 years? If so, how has this affected the way you work with new clients?
The AI industry is constantly evolving. Inqline must adapt to the changes and serve our clients adequately.
Tell us about a favorite moment in your career so far.
I got my first client back in October 2016 in NYC. I approached him and gave him my 15-second pitch. He loved it, shook my hand, and signed a one-year contract the next day. I love when I get a chance to pitch our products to potential clients.
What is something you learned early in your career (or in a previous career) that you still use today?
I learned this early on when I was on the high school baseball team. You must build a great team around you for your company to be successful.
What has your work environment been like before, during, and post Covid-19 lockdown?
I was able to work from home during the covid period. However, I’m enjoying coming back to work now.
Have you ever worked in a coworking setting?
This is my first coworking experience.
How has Blender been able to meet your workspace needs compared to other office spaces?
Blender has been great for the company and me. I can invite clients for important meetings, and the location is excellent.
What are you passionate about outside of work?
I love to stay active by playing different sports. When I get a chance, I try to travel internationally twice a year.
Knowing everything you know now, what advice would you give to your younger self?
Read more books when I was younger.
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