As the Chairman of the Board and Lead Investor in Accelirate, Zia brings a wealth of Enterprise Leadership and Strategic Vision to the company. Prior to Co-Founding Accelirate, Zia co-founded a Global IT Services Consulting firm in 2001. This company is now a $450 Million Global IT Services firm with over 7500 Employees. He has over 22 years of extensive Technical, Operational and Management experience within the Information Technology Services Industry. In addition, he is also the Co-Founder and Board Chairman for Taptobook Inc which is a Marketing Automation platform for Small Services based businesses. Zia holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University.
Ahmed ZaidiChief Automation Officer – Managing Partner
Ahmed Zaidi leads the Project Execution and Research teams at Accelirate. Passionate about Automation, Ahmed started his career as an Automation Engineer on Wall Street. Prior to Co-Founding Accelirate, he founded a Capital Markets focused consulting business in 2003 which was acquired in 2007 by a Global IT Service Provider. Post the acquisition, he ran the Capital Markets Division for the acquirer, and established multiple Centers of Excellence within the organization. Having led large enterprise scale automation efforts at Global Investment Banks, Ahmed is intimately familiar with the challenges faced by organizations when undertaking transformational projects. He leads a team of Automation Engineers and Machine Learning/AI specialists to produce practical solutions, solving today’s business problems using the latest in cognitive and AI technologies.
Matt GalloChief Sales Officer
Matt Gallo is Chief Sales Officer with Accelirate, Mr. Gallo’s holds a bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from the University of Miami and is a seasoned expert in the IT Industry with experience ranging from enterprise infrastructure, to implementing cloud strategies and automation solutions. As Head of Sales he is responsible for overseeing all sales activities of the company and managing the sales teams, including sales strategy, revenue generation, marketing, training, and development. Mr. Gallo’s entrepreneurial spirit brings immense passion and leadership to the company which make him a true team player and key contributor to the company’s senior leadership.
Gabriela A. EnriquezCorporate Head of Human Resources |Talent Acquisition
As head of Human Resources and Talent Acquisition, Gabriela oversees professional development, company-wide human resources, and recruitment, while building and shaping Accelirates’ culture and reputation as a top place to work. She is an innovative and strategic HR Practitioner with extensive executive-level experience in human resource management and deep commitment to fostering a culture of inclusion, and diversity.
Gabriela brings over 10 years of people leadership experience across multiple industries, geographies, and scale of businesses. With a solid background in international and domestic human resource management as well as policy, procedure, recruiting, strategic planning, legal compliance and global compensation, her passion truly revolves around culture. Gabriela holds a Bachelors’ degree in Psychology from Florida International University with a concentration in Emotional Intelligence within a workplace.
Harsh ThakarChief Automation Architect
As Chief Automation Architect, Harsh works with fortune clients and builds their AI and Automation Roadmap. As a subject matter expert in Automation, he coaches and mentors next generation RPA engineers. Harsh has more than 15 years of business technology leadership experience in financial services and educational domains. Prior to joining Accelirate, Harsh worked alongside founder Zia Bhutta at Synechron, Inc. as Software Director, where he focused on emerging technologies and established a product design lab to engineer extraordinary experiences for global businesses and their customers at speed and scale. Harsh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from University of Pune.
Robert James BoothRobotic Process Automation Solutions Leader
As a Robotic Process Automation Solutions Leader, Robert leads and collaborates with a team to propose efficient back-office operational plans by implementing multi-faceted solutions to fortune clients. Robert uses Industry Leading Automation Platforms to help streamline business processes tailored to client needs. He is a subject matter expert in UiPath with over three years of hands on experience in the RPA industry using UiPath, BluePrism, Automation Anywhere platforms and has automated over a dozen processes nationwide. Robert holds a Bachelors’ degree in finance from University of Central Florida.
Molly BlomerRPA Engineer
As an RPA Developer accredited in multiple platforms, Molly implements complex process automations for our enterprise clients. She is a technology enthusiast and a graduate of the Accelirate RPA training program. Her colleagues call her “Taz” because you can barely follow her as she types and flips through screens at breakneck speeds. Molly is a Nova Southeastern University Graduate and holds a Bachelors’ degree with a Major in Software Engineering and Minor in Marketing.
Sreenath GurrapuRPA Lead Developer
As an RPA Lead Developer, Sreenath leads a team of Automation Engineers to design and develop Process Automation Solutions for our clients. As a Lead he is also often tasked with leading process analysis exercises with business users. He shares a passion for new technologies, and is an AI/ML enthusiast. Sreenath has over 8 years of experience, with 3 years specifically on Digital Workforce, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), and Cognitive Automation projects. Prior to joining Accelirate, he worked as a .NET programmer before shifting his focus to RPA, and AI. Sreenath has successfully supported multiple Fortune 1000 clients by designing and deploying RPA projects. He has ensured the success of these projects by adopting a transformational approach, combining change management, process, and organizational considerations. Sreenath holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois Springfield.
Rafael ChacSenior Automation Consultant
Rafael Chac is a Senior Automation Consultant based in Dallas, Texas. He is responsible for the growth of our Southwest Region. Mr. Chac holds a BS from Texas Tech University and is always up for a in-depth conversation regarding RPA and all sports. He is a seasoned veteran in the IT space having worked with some of the largest IT systems integrators in the nation with a focus in the enterprise market. Rafael is always focused on proposing and delivering a positive business outcome for his clients from every project and is always committed to excellent customer service.