About Fahd Gulzar
High Level Summary: Fluent in French, Secret Clearance, Agile Certified Practitioner, Master's of Business Administration, Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist, Project Management Professional Fahd is an innovative and dynamic business professional with strong quantitative and analytical skills. His expertise lies in matrix management thus managing multiple cross functional departments and working with multiple functional managers to deliver corporate initiatives as one seamless team. At Amazon Web Services (AWS), Fahd’s develops cloud computing education and adoption programs for the Canadian Public Sector [government, health care, educations and non for profit] and localizes existing AWS Programs to better meet the needs of the Canadian Public Sector. Previously, Fahd was leading large scale fraud and anti-money laundering implementations at SAS Institute, a leading data analytics firm. Fahd is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and is trained in the risks, methods, and preventative framework of money laundering and terrorism financing. Fahd is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) with proven results in incorporating Agile framework in multi-million dollar initiatives such as; technology integration, technology introduction and adoption, aggregating customer data sources, anti-money laundering detection vehicles and emerging payments such as Apple Pay. Fahd graduated from the Electrical Engineering program at the University of Waterloo and holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Wilfrid Laurier University. Fahd has had the pleasure of designing courses and training the Government of Canada on “Creating Business Value with Agile” and on “Open Government – Collaborating Digitally”. As a professional public speaker, Fahd has has spoken on topics such as; Creating Business Value with Agile, Open Government, Digital Government and The Soft Arts.