Asker A. Saeed
Mr. Saeed is a nationally recognized diversity & inclusion thought leader, advocate, and strategist. He is the founder and Principal of Saeed Consulting Group, a full service diversity and inclusion consulting firm and also serves as Special Advisor to the President of the South Asian Bar Association (SABA) of North America. He was previously the Director of Diversity & Inclusion at AMLAW 100 international law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, where he was responsible for leading the firm’s global diversity and inclusion initiative. Prior to joining Fried Frank, Mr. Saeed was the head of Diversity & Inclusion at Day Pitney LLP and prior to that practiced law for 10 years at two large law firms and at United Technologies Corporation. He has also held senior business roles at International Aero Engines and Robert Half Legal. He is a long time speaker on diversity, inclusion, and career and professional development and is a member of the South Asian Bar Association of Connecticut’s Advisory Committee and SABA North America’s National Advisory Council. Mr. Saeed is a graduate of the University at Buffalo Law School and Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada.