The Team

 

Jahir Hussain

Founder & Chief Executive

Jahir is a post graduate (M.Sc.) in computer science and brings 20 years of ITEC expertise and global operational and business development experience to Kezban. He is a technocrat at heart turned entrepreneur.

His experience extends to a decade in the financial services industry including investment banking and insurance sectors. This was followed by Retail and Supply chain management. He has a unique ability to enter new industries and gain expertise quickly.

He has been closely associated with publishing industries in the last 6 years.

In respect of specific organizations he has worked for, Jahir has held various technology positions with Covansys, Infosys Technologies and Value Chain International to name a few. He currently operates out of London.

Jahir combines a number of strengths, including programme management and product development skills, with relationship management and enterprise solution capabilities.

He is passionate about client service, entrepreneurial in endeavour, and a visionary in outlook.

With Kezban, Jahir’s focus will be to develop a strong and lasting relationship with educational institutes to effectively embrace the electronic content to the extent that it enhances the learning experience across all aspects of society.

Vasudev J Rao

Head of Products and Solutions

Vasu has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry and has headed multiple projects and product development efforts.

Recently, Vasu headed the Technology Excellence Group (TEG) for the Manufacturing Vertical in Tata Consultancy Services where he successfully scaled up and ran Technology Centers of Excellence for Microsoft, Java, Mainframe platforms and EAI, eCommerce and User Experience practices. TEG provides technology leadership and consulting to accounts and projects of several Fortune 500 manufacturing customers of TCS.

Prior to TCS, Vasu headed product and solution development in Value Chain where he oversaw the design, development and implementation of several products and solutions for the publishing industry. Vasu has also a headed software development center that had clients in Europe, US and India and has been in the Silicon Valley in the US for about 5 years, and was part of technology start-ups during that period.

Vasu holds a bachelors degree in engineering from National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, Suratkal and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.