Raza Jafri

Founder & CEO - MetaWorldX, MetaWorldX

Urban Planning/ Smart Cities, Motivation
Raza Jafri


Raza Jafri is a global entrepreneur, investor, and speaker who founded and leads MetaWorldX, a world-class digital twin technology company that creates immersive and realistic simulations of urban environments for smart cities, cleantech, and other sectors. He launched MetaWorldX at the World Smart City Congress in Barcelona, Spain, and received the Top 40 Under 40 Sustainability Star Award for 2023 for his innovative and impactful work. He holds an Executive MBA from the Smith School of Business at Queen's University, and a bachelor's degree in urban planning and sustainable development from Concordia University. He has a passion for social impact and human-centric values, and loves motivating next-gen entrepreneurs, playing hockey, traveling the world, and architecture. He speaks multiple languages and volunteers for education-focused charities, especially supporting orphans in developing nations. He also serves on multiple boards and advises tech founders in Canada and the United States.