Vice President – Business Development, Foradian Technologies Pvt Ltd
As Vice President – Business Development at Foradian, Zaki, is involved in Consulting and Advisory services – covering GTM, product positioning, project management, business modelling, pricing and product management.
A technocrat & an entrepreneur with proven track record of creating & delivering business value by effective leadership, insight, planning – execution of various time critical initiatives. A dynamic & self- motivated professional with over 20 years in management, consulting, business development & transformation strategy encompassing People, Process, Technology & Strategy.
As catalyst & techno-commercial expert in alignment of Business & Technology acquired multidimensional expertise in creation of products (design); architect solutions (consult); a service provider (vendor); an end user (customer) & an avid mentor (leader). Distinguished member of various business delegations, entrepreneurship & technology innovation teams, Zaki has the privilege of representing Government of Gujarat (India), promoting Vibrant Gujarat 2013 for strategic investments and related business – across EMEA.
Holding key & strategic positions at premier global organizations, Zaki has actively contributed in due diligence of various merger/acquisition, private equity & IPO deals. In addition to working with Government, Semi-Government entities & large conglomerates, Zaki has gathered wide ranging industry experience spanning Manufacturing, Retail & Supply Chain; Engineering, Construction; Energy & Utilities, Banking & Finance, Telecom, Healthcare, Education, Shipping & Logistics; Public Safety, Security & Disaster Management.
Born in a philanthropist family, Zaki contributes his dues to the society in the form of Alisons Foundation (Est.1990) – an NGO & a self-funded social initiative supporting the needs of Education, Health & Welfare. Annually, Alisons Foundation delivers low cost & high quality education to over 600+ hapless & needy students, with the sole intent of providing an opportunity to change the future of under privileged children while instilling the value of knowledge & education.