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Asif Khan - Location Based Marketing Association. Toronto, ON, CA

Asif Khan Asif Khan

Founder & President | Location Based Marketing Association

Toronto, ON, CANADA



Asif R. Khan is a veteran sales and business-development executive and entrepreneur with an outstanding track record in both the public and private sectors. Having recently completed an assignment as country manager for Vex Canada, one of the world leaders in WiFi, with operations in more than 35 countries, Asif is now focused on working as an independent consultant, speaker and venture capitalist to the location-based services community. In support of this, Asif has recently formed the Location Based Marketing Association a group dedicated to research and education in the space.

Prior to joining Vex Corporation, Asif held senior positions in Sales and Business Development at Octopz Inc., HelpCaster Technologies Inc. and Borderware Technologies where his responsibilities included international market development, securing strategic alliances and reseller agreements, and the creation of competitive intelligence programs and improved pricing models. Asif was a founding partner of Whodunet Inc., a network security and supply chain management business and has also held permanent and consulting positions at range of industry-leading organizations that include IBM, Oracle, Netcom, SAP, Royal Bank of Canada, and many others.

You can listen to Asif’s weekly podcast - This Week In Location-Based Marketing - every Monday at 10am.

Industry Expertise (9)


Professional Training and Coaching

Public Relations and Communications

Corporate Training


Social Media

Computer Networking

Business Services

Direct Marketing

Areas of Expertise (10)

Business Development


Advertising and Marketing Strategies

Location Based Marketing

Customer Acquisition

Sales Training

Sales Management

Strategic Alliance

Raising Capital

Direct Marketing

Accomplishments (3)

Board Advisor at TenFour Labs Inc. (professional)

Tenfour is the simplest way to share locations with friends and family because there's no extra software for them to install. Its safe, accurate, and works everywhere. Locate the best places to eat, play, shop, and save, then instantly share & compare what you find with others. Tenfour's quick search feature lets you find the things you want most often without typing. Tenfour turns your mobile device into an instant chat room.

Board Advisor at Bee Media Inc. (professional)

Bee Media is a virtual shopping assistant that helps you find the best deals wherever you are. Fantastic offers and more are sent right to your smartphone from shopping centres and retailers in your vicinity. Bee Media is the ONE shopping app that works in multiple locations. The right offers, the right place, the right time: that’s Bee Media. Plus, enjoy convenient shopping tools.

Board Advisor at Clip Mobile (professional)

Clip Mobile is an interactive mobile marketing firm located in Toronto. Our goal is to improve the lifestyle of Canadian consumers and challenge traditional business models through innovative uses of mobile technology. Location-based mobile coupons are a simple and effective way for consumers to save money on-the-go. Merchants are able to provide relevant and timely communications with customers at their closest contact point: their Smartphone.

Education (1)

University of Waterloo: Economics and Management Sciences

Event Appearances (6)

Location-Based Services: A Universal Snapshot

Foodservice Social Media Universe Conference  San Francisco


Profiting From LBS in Advertising and Marketing

LBS LATAM 2011  Miami


Leveraging Location for Marketing Success

Minnesota Interactive Marketing Association Event Series  Minnesota


The Ultimate 30-Minute Guide to Location Marketing

Social Media Marketing & Monitoring 2011  New York City


The Death of Geo

Future Flash 2011  Collingwoood, Ontario


Location 2.0 – The Return of Loyalty

Canadian Marketing Association Direct Marketing Conference 2011  Toronto



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