McDonough School of Business

Khuram Zaman

Khuram Zaman is the CEO of Fifth Tribe , a leading digital agency serving the Washington DC Metropolitan Area based out of the 1776 startup co-working Space. In his professional capacity, he has provided product development and digital strategy services to clients as diverse as the Department of Defense, Kaiser Permanente, Oxfam America, and ADL. His writing has been published in Forbes, Entrepreneur, and

Press & Recognition

Startup Mentorship

In his free time, Khuram has mentored entrepreneurs in the US, Italy, Denmark, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Palestine, Lebanon, and Pakistan through programs like the Peace Tech Accelerator , the Halycon Incubator , Georgetown University's Summer Launch, Legacy International, and TechCamp .

Certifications & Fellowships

Khuram is certified in Design Thinking (IDEO 2019), Agile Scrum (Scrum Alliance 2017), and Marketing Strategy (Cornell 2015). He is a 10,000 Small Businesses Fellow (Goldman Sachs 2018) and Emerging Leaders Fellow (Small Business Administration 2016).


Khuram graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (2005) and from Widener University School of Law with a Juris Doctorate (2008).