Mahmood is a managing principal and leads ZS’s global business technology solutions practice area. For the past 20 years, he has partnered with 100-plus global life sciences companies advising clients on realizing and optimizing the value of investments in technology, digital and AI, which directly contribute to the growth initiatives of the organization.



Mahmood is a C-level advisor and strategic leader with over 20 years of experience with 100-plus global life sciences companies. He has extensive experience helping organizations drive increased growth, improve collaboration, innovate and deliver value from investments in technology, digital and AI. Mahmood’s areas of expertise include enterprise data strategy, big data, predictive analytics, machine learning and AI, advanced business insights, digital strategy, customer-centric marketing and process optimization.


Within ZS’s business technology practice, Mahmood leads strategy formulation and execution, growth, go-to-market teams and partnerships, and he’s responsible for ZS’s technology innovation investment to develop, disrupt and deploy cutting-edge technology solutions and services.


Mahmood is an industry thought leader and an avid speaker who enjoys sharing his extensive experience and industry best practices. He has extensive public speaking experience at large technology conferences, industry seminars and intimate client forums. 



Mahmood holds an executive MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, a M.S. in computer science from DePaul University and B.S. in architectural design from the University of Oklahoma.