Zubin ChagparHead of Public Sector, Middle East & Africa at Amazon Web Services
Zubin Chagpar is responsible for Amazon Web Services’ public sector business in the Middle East and Africa. He has two decades of experience working in technology and management for technology companies including Google, VeriSign and Savvis (now CenturyLink). At Google, he was responsible for the deployment of their Global Content Distribution Network, the backbone of YouTube. He started his career working on a virtualization solution, a precursor to cloud computing, for microprocessor design giant, Synopsys in Silicon Valley. Further, Zubin was the managing director of the Spain Tech Center, a Spanish government initiative based in San Francisco focused on enabling US market entry and investments for small and medium sized enterprises.
Zubin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from IE Business School. He is a former faculty advisor for Wharton Business School’s Global Consulting Practicum and a current adjunct professor at IE Business School where he teaches rapid prototyping. He is an active investor in startups and curates global startup accelerator Techstars’ Startup Digest, a weekly newsletter on startups with 50,000 subscribers. Zubin is a former board member at ISACA, the world’s largest global professional organization focused on Cybersecurity and IT corporate governance.