Uptin Saiidi

Uptin Saiidi works for CNBC’s “Power Lunch” and is a producer for CNBC.com’s  “The Starters,” an online series covering innovative startups.

Prior to joining CNBC, Uptin was at MTV News where he digitally produced, wrote, shot and edited. He has also written for Huffington Post and New York Post.

Uptin is a graduate of The George Washington University where he studied Finance, International Business and Communications. He’s currently pursuing a Journalism certificate at NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

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