Vaco SF Team

Operations Director

Zia Sheik

What brought you to Vaco? What drew your interest?
Thanks to Gary Fenton for introducing me to Vaco. Having worked for two other vendor management teams paired with Google-India, I have first-hand experience being part of this type of relationship. I feel the value this type of partnership can bring to the clients is unique and an environment in which I thrive.

Why should anyone choose Vaco SF for Managed Services/Contingent Workforce?
The diversity amongst the Vaco team is second to none. The collaboration and experience drawn from such a diverse group brings multi-faceted value to every engagement.

What’s the toughest business decision that you’ve ever made at this point in your career?
Leaving a successful career at Global Logic Technologies (Google-India) where I had built a strong relationship with the client and managed successful teams working on multiple projects in order to move to the United States.

What’s the best thing about working at Vaco?
Having an opportunity to learn from such a talented group of peers with the encouragement and support of the Vaco leadership ensures success at every turn!

Describe your work style.
I promote open communication and collaboration. The sharing of ideas and recognizing and rewarding excellence further fosters creative thinking and provides solutions. Being a problem solver and having the flexibility to think outside the box and try new things is what motivates me.

Favorite quote:
“True leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders.” -Ziad K. Abdelnour

Word that best describes you:

Beyond The Bio

Favorite Movie of all time:
Anything starring Bollywood actor Salman Khan
What is one of your biggest pet peeves?
Top 3 CDs (or Artists) of all time:
Mohammad Rafi, Taylor Swift and Imagine Dragons
Favorite vacation spot:
Langkawi Island, Malaysia
If you were deserted on an island, who would you want to find on the other end?
Katrina Kaif
Name 3 items you must have if you were deserted on an island?
Friends, Bollywood Music and a snooker table
What are some qualities you value in a person?
Honesty, Passion and Loyalty
What things do you find yourself doing that you said you'd never do?
Work on weekends
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