The team is led by innovative experts, with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion to perform.
- Kevin SoobadooHead of FinanceKevin SoobadooHead of Finance
Kevin serves as the Head of Finance at Zuri Technologies. As one of the key members, he was instrumental in establishing the strategy and vision that has lead to the rapid growth of the company. He brings a wealth of nearly 20 years of experience in the Hedge Fund and Investment Banking arena.
During his tenure his key roles included working at Piper Capital Management as the Head of Equity Finance for the fund and then he moved onto Deutsche Bank Ag where he held the role of Director and ran the Supply Trading Desk within the EMEA Equity Finance business.
He is a financial expert whose background, in executive and financial roles in the industry position him well to understand and provide value related to finance, management, operations, governance and risk. Qualifications include BA Bachelors Degree in Business Administration & Enterprise as well as Financial Services industry certifications.
- Robert FrithKey Strategic Financial PlannerRobert FrithKey Strategic Financial Planner
Robert is the principal and owner of Frith & Co, a successful business consultancy and accountancy practice, which he founded in 1994. This has grown to become one of Surrey’s leading firms.
His varied background means he is able to assist businesses in all financial matters and marketing strategy. Robert qualified as a Chartered Accountant and obtained his practising certificate in the 1980′s.
His early professional experience was with a well respected medium sized city firm of accountants. Immediately after qualification he specialised in corporate recovery and investigation work at Price Waterhouse.
In 1985 he moved into commerce where he held senior positions with overall responsibility for the financial health of complex international organisations and fast growing businesses. Between 1985-1989 he was the Finance Director of a medium sized Computer Services business where he was responsible for all areas of financial control and developed a strategic plan to diversify the business, during this period turnover grew from £2 to £8million.
Following this he became the Vice President of the Bankers Trust of New York, an American Investment Bank. Here he developed financial control in a US$25million business and ran an operations group of 30 staff worldwide.
- David SamuelHead of OperationsDavid SamuelHead of Operations
David in his role as The Head of Operations for Zuri Technologies keeps the lights on by ensuring the engine room of the business is always performing efficiently. With a career in Telecommunications and IT spanning 10 years in which he managed service delivery for clients at the industry’s leading technology companies, positions him well to bring a wealth of industry perspective to Zuri Technologies.
He ensures that company priorities and requirements are delivered to reflect both within and outside of the organisation to align with the overall strategy. Customer service is key to Zuri’s success which is underpinned by well-defined processes that David has established and continues to improve across the business.
David holds a BA Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies in addition to industry qualifications within Networking and Security.
- Barry HayeemHead of Business DevelopmentBarry HayeemHead of Business Development
Barry has been in the IT industry over the last 15 years. Having graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree in Computation from the University of Manchester, he had started off his career as a System’s Engineer for a subsidiary of Aviva plc.
He soon worked his way up the ranks to become an IT Support Manager, supporting and managing office and website infrastructure across multiple sites. He has various technical qualifications under his belt including Cisco CCNA, Microsoft MCSE, ITIL Manager Certificate in service management and a qualification in Six Sigma.
Barry then found an interest in selling and shows passion in consulting and providing the right solution for our clients. Having done various Sales and Account Management roles, he is now a Senior Business Development Manager at Zuri Technologies.
Barry works very closely with existing and prospective clients as well as forming a good relationship with vendors and distribution channels.
- Coming SoonTechnical Services DirectorComing SoonTechnical Services Director
The Director of Technical Services at Zuri Technologies is responsible for Group IT, Engineering, and Strategic Technology Planning. He brings a wealth of experience within Network Security, having worked for a number of successful blue chip companies over a 15 year career, as well as building strategic alliances with partners that support the company vision.
He started his career as a Network Engineer and worked his way to the Head of IT, managing multiple teams across the globe with a focus on Network Security. He is seen as an integral member of the Zuri team and subject matter expert for Next Generation Security Solutions.
He holds a Bsc Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science in addition to industry qualifications within Networking and Security.