Zarar Rana is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record of founding and building software and technology companies. He has over 30 years of experience in the enterprise software and telecom space, ranging from strategic planning and product development to leading and building global ventures.
Prior to Kloudville, he founded ZCOM Systems Inc. a global 100 plus-person consulting company, specializing in system integration and implementing Ericsson’s Order and Catalogue Management Software (Concept Wave) for telecom carriers.
Prior to founding ZCOM Systems, he was Co-founder and CEO of Concept Wave (Acquired by Ericsson in 2012). He built a global company, delivering world class Order and Catalogue Management Software products and solutions to many of the largest telecom companies.
Previously, he was the Co-founder and President of Objectel (Merged with Architel); where he developed network inventory products and delivered software development services to telecom providers. Several years later Architel was sold to Nortel Networks.
In addition, he led several senior leadership roles at Telecom companies, including AT&T and Nortel Networks.
David brings over 20 years experience leading, contributing to, and growing engineering organizations in top technology companies. David founded Kloudville in early 2013.
Prior to Kloudville, David was the Chief Architect for Conceptwave (Acquired by Ericsson), where he designed and led an engineering team to build a world class Order and Catalog management software for global carriers.
Previously, he was a senior architect at Nortel and Architel. David holds a Software Engineering degree from Technion University.
His extensive experience in designing, building and implementing complex systems has been significant in the success of Kloudville’s products.
Robert brings with him over 25 years of experience in Product Management, Research & Development and Professional Services. With a global focus, he has translated the needs of clients on all continents—including industry and local requirements—into tailored software solutions.
Prior to joining Kloudville, Robert was Head of Product Line at Ericsson, VP, Customer Solutions and Product Management at ConceptWave Software, Developer and Enterprise Architect at Allstream.
He has a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Bachelor’s in Math and Computer Science from University of Waterloo.
Mahmud brings to Kloudville an established and well-reputed international track record in business development, sales and executive management within the large Business/Enterprise community.
He has held senior executive positions at BT, Dimension Data, LogicaCMG, Astracon, Net Insight, ConceptWave and most recently Ericsson. He is proficient at acquiring large-scale product based deployment projects both directly and in-directly through partners and has established a portfolio of accounts on an international scale. 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 enterprise customers world-wide has allowed him to build an empathetic and deep relationship with his target customers — an asset that Klodville is leveraging as it scales its business internationally.
Owais is a global executive with over 30 years of experience in Finance, Operations and Product Management in variety of industries. His expertise include strategic alliances and partnerships, acquisitions, P&L management, contracts and pricing.
Prior to joining Kloudville, Owais was with Amazon in Seattle as Director Finance – Transportation and Supply chain responsible for network optimization including speed and containerization. Before Amazon, Owais was with General Motors, Hewlett-Packard, BlackBerry, Dell and GE in various global executive financial and operational roles.
Owais has an MBA from City University in USA and is a Chartered Professional Accountant from Canada.
Javier is a seasoned senior executive with over 30 years of operations management experience. He served as President of HolistiCyber Inc., and was responsible for Sales, Marketing, and Operations in the Americas.
Prior to joining Kloudville, he held senior positions at; Magic Software Enterprises Ltd., a publicly traded provider of enterprise-grade application development and business process integration software solutions focusing on Fortune 1000 customers, Chief Revenue Officer and Board member at Intraway Corporation, Senior Vice President for PeerApp (acquired by ESW Capital), officer and Vice President and General Manager Americas of Blue Phoenix Solutions. Javier also worked for Comverse Technology where he held a variety of management positions in Systems Engineering, Program Management, Channel Management and Vice President and General Manager of International Markets.
Javier Jimenez holds a BSc in electrical engineering from College of the Air Force, is pursuing his MBA through University of Cumbria, and has also completed executive level courses with Technion in cooperation with Harvard and MIT and M&A Programs in Business and Finance through New York Institute of Finance.
Imran is an entrepreneur and a visionary with a demonstrated track record of business successes and leadership. His professional career spans over 30 years.
Imran is currently General Partner in Extreme Venture Partner. Prior to EVP, Imran was CEO of Jugnoo Inc. Prior to Jugnoo, Imran was the founder and CEO of Envision Mobile. Prior to Envision, he was founder and COO of Octanewave Software. Octanewave specialized in Mobile Application Platforms. Under Imran’s leadership, Octanewave Software grew to 50 employees and was sold to Dexterra Inc in 2006. Prior to Octanewave, Imran founded ISG in 1994. ISG focused in Internet infrastructure. Imran grew the company to 60 people and sold it to USWEB in 1999. During the last 30 years Imran has held executive positions at Extreme, Envision, Dexterra, Octanewave, excendis, marchFIRST (formerly USWeb/CKS), ISG and AT&T Canada.
Imran holds a Masters of Engineering degree in Computer Communications from the University of Toronto.
Karna is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years experience in the ICT sector. Currently he is President and CEO of ITAC. Prior to joining ITAC, he was CEO of Certicom Corp. Currently he serves on several boards; Chairman of the Board of Directors at VentureLab, board member of VOTI.
Prior to joining ITAC he served as CEO of Certicom, prior to Certicom he was the President of the Billing Division, he also held the Chief Marketing Officer role Comverse. Prior to Comverse he was the President of Sitraka Mobility, and has held a VP of Product Development for 20 years at Bell Canada.
M. Eng, MBA, P. Eng
Jean has more than 25 years of business experience with a strong and tested background in business transformation, market making, operations and sales.
Prior to joining Kloudville, Jean was the Regional Managing Director for Central Government Services for the UK and Ireland. Central Government Services is a £370M business, which manages and mobilizes key fundamental governments outsourcing contracts for the UK and Ireland.
Jean Pierre is no stranger to executive management, having spent several years as President and CEO of G4S Canada taking the business from less than $160M to over $520M in less than three years through organic growth and a sales strategy.
Prior to G4S, Jean Pierre has had several senior executive roles at Bell Canada, including President and CEO of Bell Connexim Outsourcing/Managed Services, as well as other executive positions at AT&T and Motorola.
He is an international, bilingual senior executive and holds a Masters Degree in Engineering, as well as an Executive MBA from the University of Toronto.
MBA, BS Finance and Economics
Andrew is a highly qualified senior executive and consultant with over 20 years of experience within the telecommunications and IT industry.
Prior to joining Kloudville as an advisor, Andrew served as the Senior Vice President of Global Telecommunication Industry at Salesforce Inc, a California-based cloud software company with over 35,000 employees and an impressive revenue of over $10.5B. Andrew Baer’s expertise in the telecom field is additionally highlighted by his work at Comcast Cable Communications Inc, where he managed the development of Comcast’s internal IT strategy and accomplished meeting all business needs and objectives.
He also holds an MBA from Cornell University and a BS in Finance and Economic from University of Mary. With his academic accomplishments and his work with leading global brands, Andrew Baer brings with him depth of experience and expertise, and is a valuable asset to Kloudville.