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Pleasanton, CA
Hometown: Pleasanton

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April 11, 2014


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A recognized leader, Omar has over twenty years experience and demonstrated success in Product Management and Strategy in computer software industry. He as deep expertise in SaaS, cloud services and unified communications. Omar defined strategic directions and launched over 20 products in emerging and established markets at both startups and large organizations. Led complex cross-organizational product initiatives at Cisco Systems delivering over $400 million combined revenue. He was responsible for over $300 million SaaS revenue at Microsoft, which grew 40% y/y under his leadership. In non-profit education industry he was responsible for establishing the first Muslim Liberal Arts College in North America, Zaytuna College; purchase of its campus and starting an endowment fund. He as managed technical and non-technical teams to successfully deliver broad ranging strategic objectives and market realizations goals.

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