Mr. Abbas, the Chief Executive Officer of XtremeLabs, is an established IT training author. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies across the globe on their IT infrastructure needs.
Prior to joining XtremeLabs, Mr. Abbas was the Vice President of Global Services at Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC — a staffing and managed services firm based in McLean, Va. There, he was responsible for developing new and innovative service offerings while leveraging the global delivery model. Prior to DISYS, Mr. Abbas was the Senior Vice President at CSS Corp., responsible for Global Infrastructure Management Services and Cloud Services.
Mr. Abbas has an extensive IT background: he was the Vice President of Managed Hosting Services at Blackboard Inc., the Founder and Managing Director of Grid Technology Partners, and has held various senior management positions at Ciena Corporation, Zaffire Inc., UUNet Technologies, and Salomon Brothers. Additionally, he is the author of Grid Computing: A Practical Guide to Technology and Applications, (Charles River Media, 2004), and has been frequently quoted in Business Week, Red Herring, CIO, and other technology publications.
Director of Growth
Barry comes to Xtremelabs with twenty years of experience nurturing, growing and managing professional relationships with executives in various high value technology driven businesses. He has an extensive background in economics, business services, IT training, marketing, market expansion and management. In the IT training space… Barry worked with the largest IT training companies, private companies, colleges and universities and government (military and civilian) entities with significant training and consulting services and programs around the world for more than eleven years.
Trained on a customer first and growth oriented business development and management strategy early in his career, Mr. Hytowitz continues to achieve successful outcomes by leading teams in utilizing a consultative approach for customer satisfaction while focusing on productive business processes and the continued strengthening of professional relationships.
Head of Product Management
Judy Zhang leads the product team at XtremeLabs, defining the vision, roadmap, and communication strategy behind the core lab product. For the past six years, she has worked closely with customers and key accounts in project management and solution design roles.
Judy is passionate about education and the importance of continuous learning. She has a degree in economics from Harvard College. She is a Certified Scrum Master and an AIPMM Certified Product Manager.
Chief Training Officer, Head of Market Development
Mr. Ghazzawi comes to Xtremelabs touting a career marked by excellence in IT training development, knowledge market expansion, and management. For more than 27 years, Mori has been in the IT training space serving the largest IT training companies, private companies, colleges and universities and government (military and civilian) entities with significant training and consulting services and programs spanning the globe.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Ghazzawi was tasked with transformative business strategy and development within management. He achieved year-over-year success by fostering and utilizing a team approach to sales generation and customer satisfaction.
Head of Development
Shehriyar Zafar is the Head of Development with a track record of crafting innovative and scalable software solutions. With expertise in system design, cloud computing, and a strong foundation in multiple programming languages, he excels at translating complex business requirements into elegant, high-performance architectures.
With over a decade of experience in the IT sector, Shehriyar has led cross-functional teams of various sizes and in different industries to develop cutting-edge software products, embracing best practices in coding, security, and agile methodologies.