Leadership Team

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Zarar Rana
CEO & Founder

Mr. Rana brings over 30 years of software systems development and business management experience in telecom industry to ZCOM Systems. He is a serial entrepreneur with a very successful track record of building software products and software services businesses.

He was the CEO and Co-founder of ConceptWave Software, a software product company started in December of 2000, with the main objective to deliver software product for telecom service providers to reduce their operational cost in the service fulfillment area and to launch new services quickly. The company’s Order Management and Catalog Management products became the market leaders and were deployed globally in large telecom service providers. In September 2012 ConceptWave was acquired by Ericsson.

Mr. Rana was CEO and Co-founder of Objectel Software (founded in 1996) which developed network inventory products and delivered software development services to telecom service providers. Objectel then merged with Architel Systems, where he functioned as Senior Vice President, Product Development, which was acquired by Nortel Networks in 2000. The Objectel inventory product is part of Oracle, telecom product portfolio.

Mr. Rana’s background also features leadership roles at the senior management level for numerous corporate Telco giants including AT&T Canada and Nortel Networks. Mr. Rana holds a Bachelors of Electronic Engineering degree from the University of Essex, UK. He was also a research engineer at the University of Wollongong, Australia

 

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Chief Technology Officer

Nadeem Abassi is the Chief Technology Officer and Principal of ZCOM Systems. He is responsible for the management and technical aspect of ZCOM Systems Integration Business. He leads end to end delivery of customer software application development, implementation and support.

Mr. Abbasi has a successful and diversified work history in Information Technology sectors including manufacturing, retail, healthcare, banking and telecommunications. He counts 24 Years of IT industry experience, 14 Years in Telco industry. He was the lead Solution Architect for ConceptWave Order Care and Catalogue Management products based solutions. He designed and deployed OSS/BSS solutions for ConceptWave global customers, including Latin America, North America, Canada, Europe and Middle East.

He has an excellent track record with on time delivery (with quality and within budget). Mr. Abbasi has the ability to draw upon its experiences in the industry to deliver the most challenging solutions. His background features also management roles through to establishing and managing architecture, development, and support infrastructures for Service Management. Mr.Abbasi holds a MBA degree in Management Information Systems.

 

na1Robert Emery
Vice President, Global Solutions and Services

Mr. Emery has over 25 years of experience in Product Management, Research & Development and Professional Services. With a global focus, he has translated the unique needs of clients on all continent into tailored software solutions that meet their strategic needs.

Prior to joining Kloudville, Mr. Emery was Head of the Customer and Partner Management Product Line at Ericsson. Prior to this, he rotated between leading the Global Services, Product Management, and R&D units at ConceptWave Software, and held varied technical and management positions at AT&T Canada including leading the Enterprise Architecture.

Mr. Emery has a Master of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Bachelor’s in Math and Computer Science from the University of Waterloo.

 

na1Mahmud Noormohamed
Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Mahmud brings to ZCOM an established and well-reputed international track record in business development, sales and executive management.

He has held senior executive positions at BT, Dimension Data, LogicaCMG, Astracon, Net Insight, ConceptWave and recently Ericsson. He is proficient at acquiring large-scale deployment projects both directly and in-directly through partners and has established a portfolio of accounts on an international
scale.

His most noticeable achievements included strategic sales within Customer Care and Billing, and OSS environments within Tier 1 service providers in the USA, Europe and Asia. He has led and developed sales teams across the globe and managed multi-million dollar pipelines.

His aptitude, commercial insight and hands-on experience while working with a telecom operator, systems integrator and a equipment manufacture within the service provider world has allowed him to build an empathetic relationship with his target customers. An asset that ZCOM is leveraging as it scales its business internationally.