Omar Siddiqui is the CEO of Kiwi, Inc. creators of Sequel, a bot platform for writers, developers, and brands to build robust conversational media and entertainment experiences and publish them to leading messaging apps. Managing millions of messages per day for creators, personalities, and companies like Lionsgate, AwesomenessTV, and Penguin, Sequel has been used to power games, stories, communities, interactive apps, and everything else that can be dreamed up for this exciting new medium.
Prior to founding Kiwi, Omar served as the Vice President of Product and Executive Producer at Disney Playdom, building and leading the studio that produced Gardens of Time, a top Facebook game and GDC Online Game of the Year in 2011. He also previously served as the CEO and founder of Trippert Labs, a top iOS developer with numerous Top 10 Free applications that was acquired by Playdom.
His prior work experience includes IDEO, Bain Capital, and McKinsey. He also served as a Lecturer at Stanford from 2010 to 2014, creating and teaching a course in design and business.. Omar received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar and an AB honors degree in Social Studies from Harvard College.