Our Team


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Yaser Hameed

CEO, CloudQ LLC.

Yaser Hameed is the CEO of CloudQ, bringing more than 20 years of executive experience in the software industry. As a serial entrepreneur, Yaser has a demonstrated history of building world class teams. Under his leadership, CloudQ has grown from a garage start-up, to over 200 employees across multiple countries today, with $15 million in revenue. Yaser started his career in the IT Industry where he held executive level and management positions within Fortune 500 companies. In 2013, Yaser took charge as CEO of Syrainfotek, now CloudQ. Click here to read Yaser’s interview with CIO Applications Magazine on enhancing the customer experience. Today, CloudQ is recognized as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US, ranked #794, by INC 5000. Yaser has been recognized as one of TiE Atlanta’s Top Entrepreneur of the Year for two consecutive years. Yaser is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and serves on various boards, including that of Allied Universal. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) focused in Computer Software Engineering from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University. Yaser is a dedicated family man and loves spending time at home with his wife and two sons.

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Michael Goggin

Chief Operating Officer

Michael Goggin joined CloudQ as COO in August 2020 and brings over 25 years of Leadership and Consulting experience, including expertise in strategic planning, C-Suite client relationship management, and global service delivery. He joined CloudQ from Amdocs, where he served as a Quality Engineering Regional Lead of its largest account, a global communications and media provider. Michael has worked for several global Fortune 500 companies and has built a reputation as being a trusted advisor that is a reliable, unbiased focal point for business and systems issues, and always represents the “voice of the customer.” Michael holds an MBA from Kennesaw State University and is an Organizational Management graduate from Cabrini University.

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Niyas Ahamed

Chief Technology Officer

Niyas Ahamed was appointed as our Chief Technology Officer effective February 2020. Most recently, he served as a consultant in the role of Head-Delivery in Rishabh Software, in Gujarat, India. Niyas brings to CloudQ 20+ years of technological experience, building new businesses, transforming legacy business models and will oversee our India business operations. He has worked on multiple technology stacks that include Java, Microsoft, MEAN, LAMP and Mobile Application Frameworks. He has certifications in Project Management, PMI-Risk Management, Scrum Master, and Balanced Scorecard and Six Sigma Green Belt. He holds an Executive MBA from ISMS Mumbai and Bachelor of Engineering (BE) focused in Computer Software Engineering from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University.

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Venkat Meruva

Salesforce Practice Lead

Venkat Meruva, Practice Lead at CloudQ, will be our speaker. Venkat joined CloudQ in 2018, bringing with him more than nine years of tech experience. He is responsible for enablement programs, enterprise projects, and partner alliances enhancing business success in the practice area. Venkat is 1X Salesforce Certified and a professional that leads our team of Certified Salesforce Admins, Developers, and Consultants. Venkat is passionate about giving back to his community and making Salesforce accessible to all. He holds a Master of Computer Application (MCA) from Sathyabhama University and Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) from University of Madras.

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Rajesh Menon

AWS Practice Lead

Having worked in the IT industry for the past 25 years, Rajesh has the experience of working in multiple industries like Retail, Finance, Telecommunications, Workers Compensation and Healthcare. Starting off his career with the intention of leaving a legacy of contributing towards the betterment of IT systems, Rajesh feels fortunate to have designed and implemented multiple projects across many IT platforms. Having managed projects on Legacy systems as well as the state-of-the-art Public Cloud Platforms, he has the knowledge and experience to guide companies to their next level. If there is anything that Rajesh is passionate about other than IT, its Sports. A keen sports enthusiast, Rajesh enjoys the excitement and competitiveness of any sport. He is a firm believer a person can learn a lot from sports and that lessons learned from sports can be implemented in other aspects of life. Rajesh has a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Physics from the University of Mumbai and has completed numerous IT courses throughout his career to enhance his knowledge in the IT field.

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