Saad Hussain, President and CEO
Saad Hussain, CEO of VDIworks, brings the vision and leadership to extend the company’s position as an innovative solution provider in the fast growing global VDI market.
Saad brings over 7 years of experience in business and management, product development and marketing. Saad has served as the Chief Marketing Officer at FiveRivers Technologies and Co-founded Pepper.pk, a mobile apps company with multiple World No. 1 titles.
Saad holds a Masters Degree in Information Systems from the School of Business, University of Manchester UK and a Bachelors degree in Computer Sciences from LUMS. He is an avid reader and student of history with a keen interest in sports, including soccer and Formula 1 racing.
Muhammad Umair, Vice President Software Group
Muhammad Umair brings to VDIworks over 10 years of experience leading software development teams. Umair is VP of Software Group at VDIworks, where he is responsible for all software development, project management, quality assurance, and product support.
Prior to joining VDIworks, Umair was Senior Technical Lead at JawDrop Development Partners, providing technical and subject matter expertise to start-up companies to insure successful product launches.
Before JawDrop, Umair was Development Manager at ClearCube Technology, Inc., where he led all software development efforts and played key roles developing and managing the company’s flagship software product.
Umair holds degrees in Computer Sciences from University of Texas at Austin and University of Central Punjab in Lahore, Pakistan. In his free time, Umair is an avid photographer.
Jeff Mazar, Vice President Business Development
Jeff Mazar comes to VDIworks with over 25 years of sales and team building skills. He has managed teams in multiple industries with great success. Consistently driving beyond normal goals and creating teams with great notoriety.
Prior to VDIworks Mr. Mazar was with Avnet/Bellmicro for 14 years. His key focus was on technology business development. Jeff builds his teams, creates the relationships, and then solves the problems for the customer with key technology partners. He is constantly training in technologies and working with customers on the cutting edge of development.
Abubakr Sheikh, Director Software Group
Abubakr Sheikh is VDIworks’ Director for Software Group. With over 9 years of experience in software development, design and implementation, he is a leader in our core engineering group. Abubakr is involved with key research and development activities as well as customer outreach and tradeshow participation.
Prior to VDIworks, Abubakr was Senior Software Engineer at FiveRivers Technologies, where he played an important part in the development of numerous exciting projects involving technologies such as J2EE, .NET ,MySQL, LAMP, Perl, RoR and many other platforms and frameworks.
Abubakr holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Central Punjab as well as technical certifications including VMware Certified Professional (VCP). During his free time, he loves to play Cricket and spend quality time with his family and friends.
Jason Williams, Director of Sales and Marketing
Jason develops and leads the direct and channel sales and marketing strategy for North America. He comes to VDIworks with 10 years of industry experience selling a portfolio of products and services across commercial and government verticals.
Prior to joining VDIworks, Jason worked in a variety of sales, project and program management, and account management positions at Dell, Inc.
Jason majored in Marketing and holds a degree in Business Administration from Stephen F. Austin State University and will complete an MBA from Texas State University in July of 2014.