Sumithra Jagannath

SUMITHRA JAGANNATH

PRESIDENT, ZED DIGITAL
Sumithra's Bio

Sumithra Jagannath is a driven, technology-focused President with deep roots in software development, custom enterprise search engine development and digital marketing strategies. She is the Owner of ZED Digital (www.zeddigital.net), a digital software enterprise based in Columbus, Ohio. ZED Digital provides web & mobile application development and digital marketing solutions to help businesses grow their online revenues and become authorities in their market.

Ms. Jagannath is a McGill University post graduate and served as professor of software usability at Concordia University graduate school in Montreal, Canada. She founded a consulting firm in software usability fresh out of college and has not looked back since. She now sits on the Web Development Board of Advisors at Franklin University and is the Vice President for Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association. Her expertise stems from her passion for computers and 20+ years of experience in software development and implementing usability engineering processes in organizations such as utility companies, banks and Government organizations.

Her flagship product for transit called ZIG has provided state of the art technology in trip planning to leading transit organizations in the country such as Central Ohio Transit Authority and Greater Cleveland RTA.

Her technology has been mentioned in leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, London Times and The Hindu Business Line and was also named as a finalist to the Canadian Octas awards and BizTech Innovation awards.

She is a spirited entrepreneur, public speaker and the proud mother of a beautiful daughter. She was elected to the Who's Who of entrepreneurs and Oser au Feminin, a French publication of powerful women in business and won the Minority Business Enterprise of the Year in the Biztech Awards from Columbus Business First. Through her career, Ms. Jagannath has led international teams based in Canada, India, USA and South Africa.

DR Srini Ramaswamy

DR. SRINI RAMASWAMY

CHIEF OF TECHNOLOGY, ZED DIGITAL
Srini's Bio

Dr. Srini is passionate about design of large scale software-integrated systems that impact quality of human life. He has a balanced blend of academic, start-up and industry experiences and serves as Chief of Technology at ZED Digital.

  • Strong track record in fostering highly functional global teams that engage in thoughtful risk taking and creative problem-solving in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Demonstrated global technology management expertise with experiences in managing local, remote, outsourced/offshore and virtual technical/cross-functional teams.
  • Deep understanding of software development and project management expertise across the product life cycle promoting highly effective product development (Waterfall, Agile) approaches and project execution with a focus on Performance, Quality, Cost and Innovation and Continuous Improvement; while balancing new feature development with paying down historical technical debt.
  • Ability to manage and lead a culturally diverse, world-class software development team within the organization to achieve superior results while anticipating risks and roadblocks
  • Actively consulted as an expert on legal cases involving globally outsourced projects, identity theft and POS credit card authentication cases.

Specialization
Data Aggregation for Smart Cities and Transportation, Technical / Engineering Management (Software and Systems), Program/Project Management, New technology scouting and evaluation, Vision / strategy development and execution, software development process adaptation and improvement, Industrial Automation systems, Energy, Power & Water Systems, Healthcare systems, Healthcare IT, Big Data, Cloud Computing.
Personal
Enjoy travel, reading, writing, speaking to students and educational advocacy issues. Have traveled extensively in Europe, Asia and Americas; enjoy visits to natural and man made wonders; visited the Amazon, Galapagos, Stonehenge, Fjords, Pompeii, Millau Viaduct, Cricket 'holy' grounds (Lords and MCG), Himalayas, Alps, Andes (Cotapaxi, Chimborazo) and the Rockies.
DR Srini Ramaswamy

FRANK T. MARTIN

DIGITAL STRATEGIST, TRANSIT
Martin's Bio

Frank T. Martin is an Hall of Fame awardee for 2016 by the American Public Transit Association. He has spent more than three decades in the transit industry including private and public sectors in senior management (Senior Vice President - Atkins and Vice President – First Transit formally ATE Management and Service Company, Inc. respectively) for two global transportation and engineering companies and as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer for several of the nations’ top transit organizations.

As a public servant, Frank developed the reputation as a skilled and accomplished public transportation management executive solving some of the most complex issues facing the public transit industry. He carried the same skills into the private sector for over the past ten years becoming a trusted advisor, as well as emerging as one of the industry’s preeminent business development and sales strategist.

Mr. Martin has extensive experience in business development and sales, urban and regional planning, including over 40 years of experience in managing and directing transportation projects focusing on multidisciplinary and complex planning, administration, and operations and maintenance; analyzing program systems and processes; and developing business plans and strategies to optimize operating efficiency.

He has served as a general manager and chief operating officer for several of the nation’s top transit systems and has served in an oversight capacity for the implementation of programs from South Florida (South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, formerly Tri-Rail) to Northern California (ACE, Caltrain, and Capital Corridor) while working as the chief operating officer for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA).

Digital Software Strategist

ZED Digital is a Digital Marketing and Software Development firm located in Columbus OH. We are looking for a results-driven Web/Software Development professional to actively manage delivery of client websites and software projects.

 If you’re the Digital Software Strategist we’re looking for

You are a people person and enjoy overseeing a team. You will help to boost top-line revenue growth, customer acquisition levels and profitability. You have great oral and written skills and can develop engaging content for websites and digital media. You have great organizational skills and are detail oriented. You think strategically and conduct research on digital software trends. You take pride in delivering error free work.

You’ll be prompt and don’t make excuses. You relish the opportunity to go the extra mile and “that’s not in my job description” is not in your vocabulary.

Specific responsibilities of this position

  • 4+ years of work experience in Web or Software Development
  • Your goal is to pursue a career in Digital Marketing or Software Development and are actively seeking opportunities in this area
  • You are seeking a strategic, longer-term career; not just a job to “get you by”
  • You are at ease collaborating with cross-functional teams across multiple countries/time-zones
  • You will be responsible for translating business objectives and client needs into detailed specifications
  • You will work closely with sales/marketing on one hand and software developers on the other to bring products and ideas to fruition
  • You will manage project deliverables and deadlines
  • Organized and able to keep to a schedule
  • Team player
  • Professional appearance required

Specific details of this position

  • Full-time position
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Digital Marketing & Communications, Graphic/Web Design or other related field
  • Steady work history with longevity (3+ years) with previous employers
  • Ability to thrive in an energizing environment while managing several projects simultaneously with strong time management and prioritization skills
  • Excellent customer service, communication and negotiation skills
  • Must have a positive and forward-thinking attitude. Attitude is everything

ZED Digital offers

  • Salary comparable with market
  • Company subsidized employee medical, dental, vision
  • Tuition Reimbursement program
  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid training
  • Plenty of opportunity for professional growth and advancement
Application Instructions – How to Apply for this Job :

If this ad describes YOU and you are excited about this opportunity then email careers@zed.digital