Zia Syed

Zia Syed

CTO and Head of Product Engineering for Advanced Industries, Ericsson

Zia Syed is the Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product Engineering for Advanced Industries at Ericsson. Based out of Silicon Valley California, Zia leads a global team that is creating wireless connectivity solutions for industries. Entrepreneur at heart, Zia is a full stack technologist with an extensive background in building distributed systems.

Previously, Zia has led innovation initiatives at AT&T Foundry and Panasonic Silicon Valley. Zia spent his early career building mobile and embedded products at startups and large technology enterprises. 

Zia holds a Master’s degree in Software Engineering from University of York and Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from NED University.