Zia has 20+ years of experience in the IT industry including software development, system integration, product development and consulting. Cumulatively he has more than 20+ years of experience working in both the Silicon Valley as well as globally at leading companies like Oracle, Altera. He is currently working at VahZay (pvt) Limited, a software services company he co-founded. Previously he was the Managing Director of Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) in Islamabad. In his spare time he uses his electrical engineering training to design energy saving devices and solar and bio-gas driven renewable energy systems for home and agriculture purposes.