Salim typically serves as an interim manager at a technology director level. He has a strong track record of harnessing people, technology and processes to drive organisational change and business transformation that delivers sustainable competitive advantages, lifecycle reductions and significant cost savings by taking into account the maturity, capability and workforce dimensions of a company. He has worked across multi-site private companies, public sector and government bodies in the UK, Middle East, Asia and Australia.
Most recently, Salim served as CIO for a FinTech startup introducing structure, governance and controls across people, process and technology; successfully achieved ISO 27001:2013 compliance, established a DevSecOps function, optimised the IT Operations and DC infrastructure (using Iaas/PaaS solutions); led a DevOps team to refactor a SaaS platform using micro services, Continuous Integration/Delivery solutions based in Docker, Jenkins, Ansible as well as streamlined an Agile driven SDLC.
Salim has a PhD in Artificial Intelligence and is a qualified Non-Executive Director. He is actively engaged in business development, marketing and driving a social media / digital / IoT agenda across UK and Europe.
Salim believes in continuous improvement & learning and recently graduated from the CIO Academy Oxford focussed on the role of Digital, Cybersecurity and Innovation.