Established in 2002, zsah provides managed cloud and IT services. Our service offerings add value to your existing functions or complement your IT operations, where and when you want.
Based in London, our teams consist of smart, driven, responsive and security-minded people who deliver a personal, dedicated service. Together with our robust, reliable infrastructure, our people can support, develop and manage your technology needs so you can do what you do best.
This combination of personal service, experience, and strong architecture is rare, and having it yields potent capabilities, maintained and developed for you.
With the kind of partners, experience and ethics that characterize zsah, we enjoy exceptionally high loyalty, satisfaction and retention rates from our customers.
The Management Team
Amir Hashmi, Founder & CEO
Amir is a senior technology and strategy expert with more than 20 years of experience in the industry. He is also CEO of zsah, a managed cloud and technology services company based in Central London, UK.
Amir previously worked at senior positions in a number of large and small IT, finance and technology companies. He has worked for organizations such as BP, Bertelsmann, Merck and Deutsche Bank in different capacities, such as a technical counsel and leadership team member.
Amir founded zsah (zsah.net) and built a strong brand name, particularly in the technology, healthcare, financial services and energy verticals. The firm has also expanded its services to the media and sports sectors.
Amir believes that looking at things from a strategic point can make a significant improvement in systems design. Zsah helps organisations make work processes faster, improves the quality of customer service and reduces costs. They do this by finding and designing the best solutions for clients. Their solutions are aimed at improving the overall system efficiency and delivering real value.
Communication and leadership are two of Amir's stronger skills. These have helped him build a successful and growing business. Amir has put together a great team – one that is skilled in delivering high-quality projects on time, and considers client satisfaction their top priority.
Over the years, Amir has helped hundreds of clients successfully implement new digital technology and cost-effective solutions for their business. He has spearheaded numerous projects and has an excellent track record of identifying opportunities for customers internally and externally by identifying opportunities for growth.
Amir is a firm believer in continuous learning to improve his abilities and also offers his knowledge and experiences to newcomers in the IT industry. You can connect with him through his LinkedIn profile or through the Zsah website. He is always happy to explore opportunities for collaboration and forming mutually beneficial relationships.
Amir holds a BSc in Computing from the University of Westminster and has also studied strategy, innovation and building high performing businesses at Imperial College and the Tuck Business School.
Dat Thrower, Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Dat is a services eExecutive with over 25 years experience in customer success and service delivery roles. He has considerable experience in building and developing effective technical teams, leading geographically dispersed service organisations and successfully managing the transition of service delivery functions across significant technology changes.
Dat is committed to optimizing the customer experience and driving customer adoption and retention, with a proven track record in service and business process transformation, including the implementation of operational best practice, creating efficiencies aligned to the values of continual service improvement, delivering service enablement for next-generation products and solutions and growing revenues through the provision of value-add services.
Dat joined Zsah in early 2020 as Chief Operating Officer.
David Kennedy, Commercial Director
David has been working in the IT industry for more than 30 years, mainly in the security area. He has worked in business development and product management roles for a number of companies, including Symantec and Trend Micro.
As Commercial Director, David is responsible for a number of aspects of the business, including sales and client relationships.
Two particular areas of focus for David are working with software companies that want to build successful partnership models for the delivery of SaaS solutions, and developing long-term relationships with the UK Government sector.
David specialises in compliance, data privacy and security.
Shariq Wagener, Data & Analytics Director
Shariq has over 18 years of experience in the transport, aviation, public sector, health, and insurance industry from strategy, execution to embedding lasting operating models. With specific focus on data and analytics, he has considerable knowledge across a wide range of solutions and knows how to exploit data to its full potential.
Shariq blends detailed understanding of business drivers with technical strengths to realise far-reaching efficiencies, enhances performance standards and substantial cost savings with effective use of Agile methodologies.
Shariq is also an effective communicator to represent complex technical challenges to senior business stakeholders and equally able to translate complex business problems into technical deliverables.
Rob Sharman, Health Services Director
Rob has over 20 years experience in the health technology sector, delivering platforms for use within large corporate healthcare companies and also driving innovation in software and services to customers like the NHS.
Rob leads zsah's Healthcare practice and works with healthcare companies on how to differentiate their brand through innovative combinations of legacy products and services along with new digital technologies.
Rob believes passionately that digital innovation has a role in supporting 21st-century health and care, lowering the burden on patients, clinical staff, NHS payors and the broader health ecosystem of suppliers and partners.
Rob specialises in the governance and compliance surrounding digital health services enabling him to find solutions to overcome the challenges of bringing digital services into a highly regulated and emotive environment.
Erik Sonnerskog, Head Engineer
Erik is a BSc graduate in Network Engineering from University West in Sweden and has been with zsah since 2010.
Erik leverages his deep expertise in infrastructure and network engineering to deliver our cloud services to customers and has been instrumental in the design and provisioning of our globally distributed cloud services.
He has expert knowledge of server, storage and network hardware from numerous vendors including Dell, HP, WatchGuard, Cisco, and an in-depth knowledge of VMware vSphere virtualisation platform.
Erik has also obtained the professionally recognised qualifications of CCNA, CCNP Routing, switching, troubleshooting, and QoS.
Where We Spend Our Day
Our Skills & Expertise
Engineers at zsah are AWS certified Developer and Solutions Architect. Part of what makes us unique is the vast range of technology experience and skills from low-level networking and security skills, right up to advisory level consulting for C-Level Executives.
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