Shanif Dhanani is the founder of 20s↑, a typical not-so-typical 20-something that grew up in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area, and a current student at the NYU Stern School of Business.
Shanif’s background is in software development. After graduating from the University of Virginia with a double major in Computer Science and Systems Engineering, he worked for a large IT consulting company for nearly four years before transitioning into the world of options trading.
Shanif has an active social life and has also been heavily involved in a variety of activities throughout his career as a young professional. He has studied fitness and nutrition for the past nine years, he is an enthusiastic traveler, and he is an aspiring entrepreneur.
In addition to creating 20s↑, Shanif developed My Own Six Words (a micropoetry site) and inSpark Me (a daily quote site). His personal website can be found at www.shanif.net. He is also the co-founder of Intigril, an options trading and services company.