Akbar brings over 20 years of software industry experience, managing multi-million dollar B2B software product lines selling into worldwide SMB and large enterprises and managing large cross-department teams.
Akbar Jaffer specializes in growth strategies combining his expertise in product marketing, commercialization, brand management and marketing technology. Akbar advises senior executives on implementing cutting-edge sales and marketing technologies, streamlining sales and marketing operations, optimizing business processes, and enhancing revenue engineering.
He has worked with organizations such as Oracle, Bed Bath & Beyond, Olympus, UPS, Charles Schwab, HP and more as well as entrepreneurs and startups in both B2B and B2C. Currently, Akbar serves as Chief Marketing Officer of ZorroSign, Inc., He also serves as the founding Chairperson for the SF Bay Area chapter of the Internet Marketing Association.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics & Computer Science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, and has completed advanced studies in Internet marketing and social media strategies from the University of California, Irvine. Akbar authors PointOfIntersection.org, a blog about innovation.