Shafayet Imam | an established ROI driven IT Leader
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I help individuals and companies transform their vision and goals to reality. From optimizing your existing technology solutions and processes, to leveraging innovative sensible technologies; I help them Enhance Customer Engagement, Grow Sales, Improve Customer Loyalty, and Elevate Your Brand.


More About Shafayet


My motto is to, rapidly Transform and Innovate your technology so you can Reduce operational Expense, Grow your Sales, Increase Customer Loyalty and Elevate your Brand. I do this with my industry expertise, up-to-date technology know-how, and battle tested visioning and strategy methods. I lead via inspiration and creating a culture of innovative rewards balanced with accountability and delivery.


My work philosophy is of a practical approach to problems – where the solution is simple to understand, modern in nature, and easy to follow. I have honed my mentoring and management skills to identify & grow talent amidst the community & teams, while using an agile SCRUM approach to manage, track & make visible time-to-task completed rate during the project life-cycle.


My career mile markers are defined by leading and delivering several successful innovative products, execution of both tactical and strategic multi-million dollar organizational transformations and solutions with a high return value.


Being a prolific Kickstarter and Indiegogo backer & early adopter of numerous early start technologies, I deeply believe and support the entrepreneurial innovative mind-set. I have been privileged to have worked and mentored startup groups with growth strategy and making right connections between funders and innovators.

Since 1997, I have worked various skill levels of IT solutions. Starting early in my career in software development & constantly building my skills, I am now considered a go-to talent (from reference consultation to speaking engagements) on IT Strategy & Roadmap, Product Roadmaps, Systems Architecture, Design, Integration, R&D, Wearable tech and Technology best-practice across social, mobile, analytics, and cloud computing. Alongside, I have built a respected career in business knowledge around various aspects of financial and healthcare industries, as well as successful talent in seamlessly bridging the business to the appropriate technology solutions while maintaining bimodal IT.


Over my career, my roles have been: Tech Roadmap Expert, Chief Architect, Integration Solutions Builder, Innovation Coach & Visionary, Entrepreneur, Startup Mentor, Wearables & iOT Speaker

Key to my success and core to my expertise, is being able to build bridge between technology and business, while constantly adapting to changing technology landscape in order to meet the needs of massive business growth and gaining competitive edge in the market. I have been accountable for creating technology plans that match a company’s business vision, effectively translate technology to business speak and sell technology strategy to business and finance senior leaders, and mentor technology talent necessary to bring the plan to reality. I have been fortunate to successfully help secure multi-million dollar ticket items that have shown incremental delivery, to prove ROI and garner organizational support across technology and business. Some of my recent work with financial institution with co-op model, has recognized my leadership and my team, with awards in national CIO Magazine as well as in Tampa Bay.

Skill Sets

My skills are divided in six broad categories that align to business value and bring significant differentiation across your Technology Solutions, Processes, and Talent.

Optimize & Reduce Technology Debt

Intelligently optimize your solutions and introduce new ones to increase Millennial customer engagement and elevate brand relevance. I use proprietary models and expertise across Social, Mobile,Analytics, and Cloud, that bring you maximum ROI.


Given your vision, create your tailored technology implementation plan that give early returns on investment and clear alignment to business goals.


Bring order to retiring legacy solutions to reduce operational cost without breaking day-to-day business. I do this using my lengthy industry expertise.

Build Innovative Scalable Technology

Build with modern, scalable and secure technologies that work seamlessly across multi-channels and are easy to support and grow.


Help design and implement an easy-to-follow Innovation practice. I use past success in building and mentoring an Innovative way to cultivate new ideas and solutions that bring competitive advantage.


Implement easy-to-follow design, build, test, and deployment processes to achieve fast-to-market solutions with high quality. I use my expertise across DevOps, Change Management, Incident Management, Quality Assurance and Scalability, that bring you maximum speed to market.

Securing Technology from Breaches

I bring an online tool that easily and quickly shows your and your vendors’ security vulnerabilities and adherence to standards, without any software or infrastructure installations. I then help you find ways to remediate and hold them accountable.


Using robust audit, identify technical vulnerabilities in your process and technologies, then give you incremental steps to remediate. I consider all fundamentals of your technologies and solutions. I then help you make your technology secure without becoming a burden.

Surfacing Hidden Existing Talent

Bring visibility into your technology talent compared to your needs, so you can achieve your technology goals.


Identify hidden-gems in your current workforce and create models to elevate and engage them with maximum impact.


Identify right labor-market for recruitment and design interview process, so you can identify the right talent quickly.

Grow Culture of Innovative Leadership

Help foster innovation culture that generates funnel of creative and new products, for business growth and tech. optimization.


Coach and mentor your technology talent to learn and effectively deliver your technology growth plan.


Coach your technology leadership on strategy, planning and implementation modeling.

Visibility into at-risk Talent

Bring visibility in industry specific technology talent market demands, so you can track to at-risk talent in your organization.


Help build technology talent engagement models to ensure your top talent stays with you and are enthusiastic to work for you.