Zubair Ahmed is Managing Director Middle East & Africa at VeriPark. Previous to this role, Zubair spent nearly 3 decades in challenging leadership roles, at the heart of the Finance Technology industry. A Harvard Alumni, with 29+ years of IT & financial industry experience, he enjoys being customer facing and engaging businesses in strategic use of technology. Excels in enterprise transformation, has led and produced compelling results in creating business innovation at the grass-roots of the organization. As the Chairman of the UAE Banking Federation (UBF) IT Committee, Zubair led the technology agenda for banks, enabling collaborations and advisory, across Banks and with Regulators. In his new challenge, Zubair spearheads VeriPark's quest towards "Enabling Banks, Go Digital".
As an ardent speaker and life coach, Zubair is regularly featured in numerous conferences around the world. In the Fintech space, Zubair has served as a mentor and coach in several initiatives internationally. As a regular contributor to publications, Zubair has authored articles on the association and healthy coexistence of Fintechs and Banks, which have been published in magazines such as CIO Applications and The Fintech Times (UK) to name a few.