Ariel Zach (firstname.lastname@example.org, @ArielZach)
A proven and seasoned leader of software development teams, Ariel Zach has consistently delivered innovative products, organizational excellence, customer satisfaction and business results throughout his 20+ year career in technology. Ariel‘s know-how evolved while leading software development teams of ever-growing size and complexity; he has led and expanded organizations ranging from tiny start-ups to globally distributed groups with over two hundred employees, while growing revenue streams to over $100 million, and customer bases from zero to thousands of users worldwide.
Ariel and his organizations have taken initiatives from inception to scaled operations in a variety of focus areas including Revenue Management, Business Performance Management, Analytics, database performance / SQL optimization, Systems Performance Management, Data Integration, etc.
Known as a team builder and collaborator, Ariel works across departmental boundaries to achieve reliable delivery and market leadership. He is thought of as a practical, compassionate, perceptive, and decisive leader. He attracts talent, empowers people, listens well, gets the big picture, and makes decisions in the face of ambiguity. Ariel leads by example fostering an environment of open and direct communication throughout the organization, removing barriers and creating tight relationships between his development teams and sales, marketing, professional services, and customers.
Specialties: Managing software development teams, management of large teams, management of global organizations, Agile, distributed teams, offshore, product management, database tools, BI tools, analytics, enterprise performance management, performance-related tools, SQL tuning & optimization, startups.