Head of Project Delivery & Chief Financial Officer
Shahnawaz, a highly skilled and adaptable solution architect is Head of Project Delivery & Chief Financial Officer at Octaware. In this capacity he is responsible for developing and implementing technical strategy and provides effective leadership in delivering IT solutions that optimize business value for organizations. A PMI – Project Management Professional (PMP), Shahnawaz is managing global development center in delivering value-driven solutions in various business domains for customers in the Enterprise, ISV, and SaaS segments.
He has been also responsible for establishing Project Management Organizations (PMOs) that have served as the center of excellence for project execution for the customers.
Shahnawaz has formerly served in roles throughout the project life cycle including consultant, project manager, Solution architect and business manager with both private and public sector in India and Middle East with a passion of delivering innovative solutions that provide faster time to market with lower risk and increased ROI. His diverse background provides him a unique perspective in assisting teams and organizations to achieve optimum results utilizing their full potential in developing a product or service.
He is passionate about helping people with their career choice leading a social initiative of Job readiness program and has delivered presentations on career preparedness, interview coaching, industry academia partnership and decision-making for engineering students in several institutes.
Shahnawaz holds BS from the Mumbai University and a member of the Project Management Institute.