Zia Imran is the CEO and founder of VahZay (Pvt) Limited, a software and IT products and services company based in Lahore.
He is an MBA, Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, Chicago, Illinois, USA and Masters in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
He also served as the Chairman of P@SHA, the industry trade body for IT industry, in 2009. Imran has taught a very popular course in Entrepreneurship at FAST, Lahore campus. Zia also consults with startups on business strategy, marketing and operations and has advised US companies set up joint ventures and globally outsourced operations.
Zia has more than 16 years of experience working in Silicon Valley and globally at leading companies like Oracle, Altera and numerous startups both in Silicon Valley, USA and in Pakistan.
Zia is a serial entrepreneur who previously started a software development tools company in Silicon Valley arguably pushing the state of the art in this area to the next level.