VP, Head of IT & Business Innovation
Zubair Ahmed is the Vice President, Head of IT & Business Innovation at Emirates Islamic. Previous to this role, he spent nearly 2 decades in challenging leadership roles, at the heart of the Finance Technology industry. With a proven background in IT leadership and management, Zubair has been involved in the development & execution of IT strategy encompassing implementations of new core systems, direct channels, infrastructure solutions and process institutionalization. He has been the architect and has led various successful cultural transformations, using Corporate Value frameworks. Operated & delivered against a multi-million dollar budget year on year.
A Harvard Alumni, with 23+ years of IT & Financial experience, he enjoys been customer facing, engaging businesses in strategic use of technology. Excels in enterprise transformation. He has led and produced compelling results in creating business innovation at the grass-roots of the organization. Led and produced compelling results in creating innovation at the grass-roots of the organization. Author of the book “Power To Kids” which serves as a guide in ‘applying quality & management principles to parenting’. Actively involved with a number of non-profit causes across the region. As an ardent speaker / panelist, Zubair is regularly featured in numerous conferences around the world.