MUHAMMAD Zeeshan Ali
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERORGANIZATIONAL GOVERNANCE
Author of multiple books and numerous articles elaborating new dimensions of Agile framework and Traditional Project Management along with his work on Performance Management, PMO, Leadership, Team Building and Personal Motivation. He is best known for designing first of its kind “Performance Measurement Matrix” to calculate number-based performance indicators and scoring for both Software Engineering Individuals and Teams. Zeeshan is a great advocate and promoter of adaptation of Agile Methodologies, Processes and Team Skill building. Zeeshan has over 18 years of experience of managing 100+ mid-large scale, high visibility projects in both Public & Private sectors. Experienced in managing several significant projects simultaneously with team spread over different geo-locations.
(1+ YEARS)Organizational Governance Management ConsultantsKarachi, Pakistan
Chief Executive Officer
As Co-Founder and CEO of the company “Organizational Governance Management Consultants”, responsible for the corporate strategy and decisions making, managing overall resource and operations of the company. Communicating with Stakeholders, Government entities and the public on behalf of the company. Leading the execution of company’s long-term and short-term strategy. Creating and implementing the company’s vision and mission.
(1 YEAR)Infini TechLahore, Pakistan
Heading PMO services including Project Management, PMO Setup, PMO Audit, PMO Enhancement, Project Risk Assessment, Project Documentation Management, Project Contract Management and Project Feasibility Estimations. Heading Performance Management Services including Project Performance Measurement, Resource Performance Measurement, Process Design and Implementation, Process Evaluation and Process Improvement. Heading Trainings and Development services including Standard Trainings and Customized Coaching.
(2 YEARS 6 MONTHS)Systems LimitedLahore, Pakistan
Senior Advisory / Project Manager
Manage the project team on a routine basis. Perform client expectation management. Issue resolution through communication and coordination with all stakeholders. Develop, execute and monitor full-scale project plan. Risk management, risk monitoring, contingency and mitigation planning for successful delivery of project. Conduct periodic project meetings with clients, and other stakeholders, and the project team, to provide and review status report. Work with Implementation, Development, Support, and Training teams to make sure that the timelines are adhered to and to delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel. Maintain project costing metrics, compare to proposal and take necessary corrective action. Ensure quality of the deliverables at all levels needed to achieve project goals. Conduct regular in-house trainings related to management and organizational skills.
(3 YEARS 6 MONTHS)i2c Inc.Lahore, Pakistan
Plan, Execute and finalize projects according to the deadlines. This includes effectively managing multiple projects, acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of the team members to ensure on-time delivery. Prepare project schedules and other project artifacts on the advice and input from relative stake holders. Maintain Project Plan based on each task and make decisions on day to day activities to ensure project delivery. Highlight, track and manage risk for relevant areas. Develop and deliver progress reports, requirement documentation and presentations. Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results and troubleshoot problem areas. Provide strategic support, such as evaluating data of resolving operational issues, with the guidance of other team members. Ensured career growth and development of each team member by scheduling Training and personalized coaching sessions. Implementation of RPC (Release Plan Committee) plan in release plan, preparing exception list.
(3 YEARS 10 MONTHS)HBS TechnologiesLahore, Pakistan
Management and definition of complete project scope and objectives. Build and manage project plans that deliver expected results including specifying goals, scheduling, resource plans, risk and issues management, and change control for each phase of the project. Actively manage project stakeholder expectations. Identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones, dependencies, and required tasks. Engage IT and business management to identify appropriately skilled staff and arranges for recruitment or assignment of extended IT and business associates to the project team. Coordinate and respond to request for changes from original specifications. Obtain, through customer satisfaction and acceptance testing, project signoff of completion. Participate in developing and maintaining processes, best practices, and templates relating to business systems analysis, communication standards, and general project management practices.
(3 YEARS 5 MONTHS)Automaticx Software TechnologiesLahore, Pakistan
Study competitor’s tool and system to design use cases for the reverse engineering of the new product. Provide feedback as the end user of the product to enhance the usability and performance of the product during its development phase. Manage the full process of integration between the company’s proprietary system and 3rd party system through a middle layer. Analyze the specifications provided by the 3rd Party and cross-mapping of their specifications with database structure of the company’s proprietary system. Prepare reports/updates to keep all the stake holders updated on the proceedings throughout the integration lifecycle.
(3 YEARS 8 MONTHS)Services InternationalLahore, Pakistan
Understand the business issues and data challenges of client’s organization and industry. Identify client organization’s strengths and weaknesses and suggests areas of improvement. Review and edits requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solution. Work with client personnel to identify required changes. Assist in enforcement of project deadlines and schedules. Manage resources in accordance with project schedule. Making presentations to the stake holders.
MS (Project Management)
BS (Computer Sciences)
National College of Business Administration & Economics
CERTIFICATIONS & SKILLS
Zeeshan is a consummate and passionate employee. He understands complex situations and is able to creatively present a solution to them them in a simple, engaging manner. He is a a thorough professional, an excellent listener, and always seeking the common ground. Within the company, he is a collaborative team player, and can be relied upon to lead projects diligently and through example. Beyond his role, he is ready to provide a helping hand wherever necessary. I recommend him highly.
Zeeshan is wonderful to work with and has exceptional expertise in leadership, coaching, and motivation. He consistently demonstrated a solid work ethic plus dedication to success. He is dedicated, self-motivated, methodical, and a very capable. A reliable Project Manager and an inspiring team player.
It was my great pleasure to work with Zeeshan. He is a detail-oriented manager and met his responsibilities with dedication and with an eye to improvement of his team members and processes. He demonstrated leadership and always kept a sense of humor, even under stress.
I have found Zeeshan Ali very methodical, hardworking and committed fellow. His project management skills are exemplary especial in the implementation of Agile practices. He posses a pleasant and witty personality and everyone loves to work with him.
Muhammad Zeeshan Ali is no doubt a very good resource for any company. His devotion and determination towards his work is exceptional. I have worked with him for more than 1.5 years and found him to be a consistant resource who delivers successful results. He is punctual in meeting deadlines, and conscientiously adheres to company standards and guidelines. I believe he has a long future in the software industry. He is truely an asset for any organization. I wish him the best of luck for his future
It is my pleasure to recommend Zeeshan Ali as project manager. Zeeshan has successfully managed many projects simultaneously in Systems Limited. He is highly respected by the colleagues and subordinates. His enthusiastic, positive attitude helps to motivate and energize the project staff. Zeeshan is very calm and collected under pressure. He has superb project management, problem solving skills as well as exceptional team-building skills. In the course of managing his last project, Zeeshan demonstrated an ability to deliver the project successfully. He possesses excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Zeeshan is one of those rare managers who also naturally serves as an inspiring mentor for the whole staff. With years’ worth of experience, Zeeshan exhibits strong interpersonal skills and a unique capacity for empathy. These qualities most notably translate in his ability to motivate a team to care about its project and be invested in the project’s success. Zeeshan is the go-to person for conflict resolution and problem solving. Though he’s never one to draw attention to himself, Zeeshan’s positive attitude and the respect others feel toward him are palpable.