Dawar Ghaznavi

Dawar Ghaznavi

Principal Sales Consultant at Oracle Corporation

Location
Stockport, United Kingdom
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Dawar Ghaznavi's Summary

Over sixteen years of IT experience in varying roles and responsibilities including Software development, Partner engagement (ISVs, SIs, Resellers, Distributors), Lead Design Authority for architecting end-to-end customer solutions, IT training, Team Leader.


• Solaris OEM Certification.
• IITT (Institute of IT training) A Professional IT trainer.
• Sun Mentor Certificate (Initiative to mentor colleagues).
• BAWLAA Award: Professionally weight lifting coach.
• Professional Badminton and Squash Coach.

Dawar Ghaznavi's Experience

Principal Consultant

Oracle Corporation

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ORCL; Information Technology and Services industry

August 2010Present (4 years 2 months)

Government Line of Business
Lead Architect for two of UK's largest Gov. Accounts: DWP and HMRC

- Manage and drive relationships between Oracle, customer and partners including SIs, ISVs and Channel Distributors.
- Deliver end-to-end solutions to meet customer present and future requirements.
- Lead design authority.
- Establish, build and lead teams for large/complex projects.

Lead Solutions Architect

Sun Microsystems

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ORCL; Information Technology and Services industry

20052010 (5 years) Manchester

Key drivers and focus areas include setting and driving technical agenda for the education sector, promoting collaboration across education authorities, driving shared services vision and strategy, tackling Federated Identity Management challenges, working towards an SOA architectures and help overcome datacentre and environmental challenges.

Sun UK Partners Ambassador

Sun Microsystems

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ORCL; Information Technology and Services industry

20022005 (3 years) UK wide

• Advised application partners to the best technical direction and for Sun to be part of their strategic plan.
• As a senior member of the team, aligned resources to account teams and improved our coverage model in the UK. To help achieve this, introduced a new ISV support and coverage model, which was very successfully implemented in Sun UK. Part of this model was the implementation of the Application Partner Resource Centre Programme that was adapted by Sun and Sun Partners.

Dawar Ghaznavi's Skills & Expertise

  1. Pre-sales
  2. Cloud Computing
  3. Solution Selling
  4. Data Center
  5. SaaS
  6. Enterprise Software
  7. SOA
  8. Software Development
  9. Solaris
  10. Solution Architecture
  11. Management
  12. Leadership
  13. Oracle
  14. Strategy
  15. Team Leadership

Dawar Ghaznavi's Education

The Manchester Metropolitan University

BSc (HONS) in Applied Computing

1996

Stockport College of Further and Higher Education

Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business Studies specialising in IT.

1992

Grade: Top in the year with six Distinctions and one Merit.

Dawar Ghaznavi's Additional Information

Interests:

Enjoy verity of sports, in particular Badminton, Squash, tennis and weight lifting. Successes in these sports include: Greater Manchester Champion and Manchester Schools Champion in Badminton, Lucozade Sponsored Stockport challenge Champion and MYA Northwest Tournament winner in Squash and am professional weight lifting coach (BAWLAA Award). Also actively involved in coaching badminton and squash in developing and enhancing the skills of up and coming players, some of whom have gone on to play in Open England Tournament Championships. I enjoy working and leading teams in achieving difficult tasks and objectives. I am also very actively involved in community work, organising and hosting events in uniting the local community.

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