This week’s CTO Talks episode features one of the masterminds behind the tech at Askia, an Ipsos Company – Iman ZARRABIAN, Head of Development.
Askia is a survey software company acquired by IPSOS, a publicly traded company with over 10,000 employees in 2020. Ipsos is a market research company specializing in advertising, loyalty, marketing, media, and public affairs market research. The company serves industries such as financial services, health, pharmaceuticals, public affairs, technology and communications, as well as non-profit and government sectors, and small enterprises in North America. IPSOS is a company with a history; it was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in New York, New York, with additional offices worldwide, including Europe.
Iman ZARRABIAN is our speaker for this CTO Talks episode. He will share his experience as the Head of Development of an acquired company, how he manages company and team culture after the acquisition and also his playbook for acceleration and innovation.
About CTO Talks: Live events or on demand, depending on how you are watching, on zoom, featuring Cornel Fatulescu conducting interviews with technical leaders, delving into their roles and highlighting what sets them apart.
Iman Zarrabian - Guest
Iman ZARRABIAN is the Head of Development at Askia, an Ipsos Company.
Prior to this, he co-founded and served as the CTO of One More Thing Studio for over eight years, managing tech teams, shaping software architecture, and ensuring code quality.
Iman’s expertise extends beyond the corporate realm; for over five years, he contributed to the education sector at Web School Factory, teaching various technical courses and mentoring on diverse projects.
With a diverse background, Iman ZARRABIAN stands as a tech enthusiast and entrepreneur, bringing innovation and knowledge to the ever-evolving tech landscape.
Cornel Fatulescu - Host
Cornel is a senior strategist, mentor, and coach with extensive experience in SaaS, two-sided markets, IS transformation, technology due diligence, and leadership of large-scale organizations & technology teams. After Pentalog’s acquisition by Globant, Cornel is currently transitioning to a role of CTO for France, with a focus on leading the company’s product and technology strategy on the French market.