Head Of Operations @ Allbirds San Francisco, CA, United StatesSenior Director of Supply Chain @ Allbirds Director of Global Planning and Merchandising @ Allbirds From August 2017 to November 2017 (4 months) San FranciscoProduct Manager for Daraz.pk @ Rocket Internet GmbH Product Manager for Pakistan's first ever fashion e-commerce website working on all aspects of product design,...
Head Of Operations @ Allbirds San Francisco, CA, United StatesSenior Director of Supply Chain @ Allbirds Director of Global Planning and Merchandising @ Allbirds From August 2017 to November 2017 (4 months) San FranciscoProduct Manager for Daraz.pk @ Rocket Internet GmbH Product Manager for Pakistan's first ever fashion e-commerce website working on all aspects of product design, development, operations, analytics, customer acquisition and customer interaction, while growing daily orders by 500% in one month. From July 2012 to September 2012 (3 months) Karachi, PakistanAnalyst @ Accenture I was a Business Analyst on an SAP Supply Chain implementation and was in charge of creating relationships with client stakeholders, gathering business requirements and designing business process flows to aid in strategic planning and process improvements. From June 2006 to August 2007 (1 year 3 months) Chicago, ILLead Supply Demand Planner - WW Operations Product Planning @ Apple Responsible for worldwide supply and demand planning for Apple Watch and iPad, ensuring hitting company financial targets while maximizing inventory efficiency.Product Launch and Planning:- Led global launch for multiple iPads and Apple Watch Edition (Gold)- Performed market sizing analyses to estimate launch demand, developed build requirements and production priorities, and managed schedule for timely launch across all RTMs and countries.- Worked closely with OEMs, factory operations, logistics and procurements teams to ensure smooth launch and sustained execution. Business Management and Operations:- Managed weekly and quarterly sell-in/sell-thru/inventory planning and forecasting of $20B/year iPad business by partnering with sales, finance and marketing.- Performed SKU level detailed forecasting and analysis across all iPad products and geographies to measure margin impact to quarterly financial plans.- Built extensive Excel models resulting in clearer executive communications and improved forecasting by applying multiple methodologies, sensitivity analyses, and multi-scenario planning.- Coordinated demand generation, corporate deals and education volume projections- Redesigned demand forecasting and quarter end management processes to be consistent across geographies and LOBs. From September 2012 to March 2016 (3 years 7 months) Cupertino, CAFinancial Planning and Analysis Intern @ Apple Inc. Interned with Apple's Financial Planning and Analysis team. Project focus was streamlining the Treasury foreign exchange hedging process. This involved designing an extensive Excel model for predicting accurate unit forecasts of Apple products. I also analyzed current Apple Operations and FP&A forecasting processes to develop a timeline for improved communication between teams participating in the hedging process. From June 2011 to August 2011 (3 months) Cupertino, CASenior Consultant @ Booz Allen Hamilton Advised several US Government agencies on their technology infrastructure by gathering requirements, interviewing stakeholders and performing due diligence. This included project management duties and driving decisions with senior executives. I was also involved in business development of IT advisory and project management projects to future clients through development of proposals and powerpoint presentations. From August 2007 to July 2010 (3 years) Mclean, VAManager - Worldwide Product Planning and Operations @ Apple - Manage a team of product planners to forecast global demand and allocate supply for Apple's iPad business line- Lead and drive strategy and execution of global launch of new iPad products across multiple teams such as finance, marketing, factory operations, procurement, Online and Retail stores, and Channel sales.- Plan future product launches by working alongside key stakeholders to forecast long term demand, analyze major cap-ex investments, and ensure timely launch across all countries and RTMs- Present and drive decisions with executive team in weekly business updates From March 2016 to July 2017 (1 year 5 months) Cupertino, California
Head Of Operations
San Francisco, CA, United States
Senior Director of Supply Chain
Director of Global Planning and Merchandising
August 2017 to November 2017
Rocket Internet GmbH
Product Manager for Daraz.pk
July 2012 to September 2012
June 2006 to August 2007
Lead Supply Demand Planner - WW Operations Product Planning
September 2012 to March 2016
Financial Planning and Analysis Intern
June 2011 to August 2011
Booz Allen Hamilton
August 2007 to July 2010
Manager - Worldwide Product Planning and Operations
March 2016 to July 2017
Karachi Grammar School
1994 to 2001
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
MBA, Finance, Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Analytical Strategy
2010 to 2012
University of Notre Dame
None, Computer Science
2001 to 2003
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.Sc, Industrial Engineering
2003 to 2006
What company does Ahmad Zakaria work for?
Ahmad Zakaria works for Allbirds
What is Ahmad Zakaria's role at Allbirds?
Ahmad Zakaria is Head Of Operations
What industry does Ahmad Zakaria work in?
Ahmad Zakaria works in the Apparel & Fashion industry.
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