PRESIDENT, ZED DIGITAL
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 lead 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. Throughout her career, Ms. Jagannath has led international teams based in Canada, India, the USA, and South Africa.