Syed Zeeshan Ali

Syed Zeeshan Ali

GM Information Technology

A dedicated and self-motivated Information Systems and Technology Leader with a Can-Do and Will-Do attitude and proven interpersonal skills having superior ability to analyze, organize, plan, manage, motivate and lead. Well versed in developing short and long term Strategic Plans in line with corporate Vision and Mission. Being a seasoned professional technologist, holding senior level positions at diverse international and local organizations since February 2000, whereby having proven track record of implementing state-of-the-art technologies and business applications successfully.

Professional Strengths:
• Strong Strategic, Customer Service, Collaboration, Leadership and Management skills.
• Superior ability to achieve immediate and long-term goals within Time and Budget constraints.
• Cloud Computing, Virtualization, Backups, Archiving, BlockChain, Internet of Things (IoT), CobiT framework, ITIL, BS 25999, ISO 27001/27002, ISO 9001:2000, BASEL II, SOX, DICOM protocol, PACS systems and HIPAA rules.
• Mutual Funds, Stock Market, Pharmaceuticals, FMCG, Banking Systems (Temenos / SunGuard), Futures, Equity, FIS, Debt, Money Market, Islamic Financial Instruments/Modes (Sukuk, Ijarah, Murabaha, etc.)

My expertise, amongst others, lies in formulating 3 to 5 year IT Strategic Plan, Business centric Digital Transformation, implementing next generation technologies such as IoT, Chat Bots, AI based processes, business process re-engineering to enable operational efficiencies, managing entire I.T. Operations, I.T. Infrastructure, Information Security, Project & Change Management, complex ERP Implementations, Data Warehouse, Big Data Visual Analytics, Business Intelligence and Interactive Dashboards, Disaster Planning, Recovery & Business Continuity.

My educational qualifications include Degrees in Master of Science in Computer Information Systems and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science – both from University of Houston, Clear Lake, United States of America. I am also certified as ISO 27001 Information Systems Management System Lead Implementer. I earned International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) O’Levels (University of Cambridge) from Al Nahda National Schools, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Apart from my professional passion of IT and mentoring/grooming talent, I am also a passionate Golfer, rare stamps and currency collector.