Zak El Houda

Chief Technology Officer

Zak El Houda is a technology leader with two decades of experience across diverse industries, including Biomedical, Education, Entertainment, and Financial domains. 

As Quantiva’s Co-Founder,  Zak oversees all software engineering and applied AI efforts on behalf of the company’s diverse client roster.  Zak plays a critical role in driving the company's success through his expertise in designing and implementing high-availability systems, particularly in cloud-based environments. 

His track record of delivering impactful solutions tailored to each client's unique needs has been a key factor in Quantiva's growth.  His strategic leadership and hands-on approach ensure that Quantiva remains at the forefront of technological innovation, offering clients transformative solutions that drive business value.

Zak's ability to deliver complex solutions has earned him a reputation for excellence throughout the industry.

Zak studied software architecture, computer engineering, and advanced mathematics at Carnegie Mellon University, and Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal.  He is the author of several technical papers and publications and has served as a Research Scholar for Siemens Corporate Research, Software Engineer for Electronic Arts, and Chief Engineer for Scientificly (acquired).

Zak’s personal interests include electric guitar, drums, snowboarding, hiking, and photography.