- Origin: IL
- Grant awarded in: 2019
Founder and CEO
What is Clockwork?
Clockwork uses real-time information to automatically build out projections and cash flow forecasts by integrating with QuickBooks Online and Xero. Small businesses can collaborate and create "what if" scenarios without having to fumble through Excel or Google Sheets.
Fady grew up in a small business family with his parents owning restaurants, which is where he learned the fundamentals of what it takes to run a successful business. He is a proven entrepreneur starting his first company at the age of 12 and running the family business through college, before starting his professional career at a Fortune 30 company working on the world's largest and most significant airplane programs. Most recently, Fady has started and grown his own outsourced CFO / COO consulting firm to service over 50 companies over the span of 3 years. With Finance and Accounting degrees, a Six Sigma Black Belt, and a certificate in Strategic Decision and Risk Management from Stanford University, his experience across various industries has set him up with the optimal skill set to identify and address the most recurring pain points with small business. Now, as a culmination of his life's experience, Fady runs the quickest growing financial technology company in Chicago.