Abdisamad Sheikh is the CEO/Founder of Mama Weliya, LLC, a food product company, based out of Northern Virginia (aka Washington, DC Metropolitan). Abdisamad holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting and Information Systems from Virginia Tech. Throughout his career, he has gained experience as an IT Consultant, Auditor, Compliance officer, Supervisor and Director of Operations. He has also assisted in the startup of a restaurant (Tribe Cafe in PA). As of January 2016, Abdisamad and his brothers started Mama Weliya, LLC and named it after their mother as she was the inspiration for the company and the product offerings. Abdisamad enjoys spending time with family, friends and helping others. His hobbies include working out and reading about nutrition, technology, and cars. Abdisamad's ultimate goal is to bring about positive changes (unity, understanding, coexistence, justice, equality, etc.) to the world through education, nutrition, innovation, exercise and love.