As Chief of Information Technology, he is in charge of software development and integration solutions at Malawi Gold. Currently based in Abu Dhabi, UAE he is the Founder of Amisiri Technologies which provides IT specialized solutions for clients. His focus has been to come up with easy to use, client-friendly applications. Zak's expertise is in the complete Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including Analysis, Design, Implementation, Testing and Maintenance.
After graduating with a Bachelors from University of Malawi, his first job was in Accounting at KPMG as a Trainee. Two years later, he was accepted to pursue an MBA at University of Bridgeport in Connecticut, USA. After graduating an MBA with Information Technology bias, he had a keen interest to learn about Information Systems. Enrolled at Norwalk Community where he picked up a diploma in Information Technology and Relational Database.
While working for Omega Engineering Inc, an American Instrumentation company, he was involved in Computer Science research studies regarding the security of credit cards and medical implantable devices at University of Massachusetts Amherst. Zak is also a qualified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. He has had experience working with Minitab, Kaizens, Kanban, KPIs, Muda, Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Root Cause Analysis, Standardized Work, Value Steam Mapping, Visual Factory, Cause and Effect Diagrams Process Mapping, Pareto Charts just to mention a some tools.
Zak is the Co-founder of InteGrow Capital Group which helps growth companies with funding solutions. He recently relocated from New Jersey USA to join his family in to Abu Dhabi UAE. He brings with him a wealth of experience that will add value to the Malawi Gold team.