Our Founder & CEO Hozaifa Samad is passionate about Information Technology and the proud owner of LayerZoom. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from CSUS (California State University, Sacramento) and a Master of Science in Computer Engineering from SJSU (San Jose State University).
Mr. Samad is a CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert) # 16933 in Security, CCSA (Check Point Certified Security Administrator), Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals, and AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner.
Prior to founding LayerZoom, Mr. Samad has over 16 years of Network Engineering and Security experience working for companies such as HP and Cisco. Mr. Samad gained valuable experience covering all parts of the network lifecycle including research, design, architecture, operations, and deployment. Mr. Samad has consulted and managed companies across many verticals, helping to ensure a solid IT infrastructure while meeting and exceeding client expectations.