Leadership - Ziotis
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Shahin Arefzadeh, Ph.D

Founder and Chief technology officer

Dr. Arefzadeh has over 18 years’ experience in the IT, Telecommunication, and TV Broadcast industries, serving in a variety of CIO, CTO, and principal engineering roles for numerous multinational corporations, such as Granite and Telcordia. Dr. Arefzadeh has also helped launch several German tech start-ups and was responsible for Dimetis’ products in Broadcast OSS for distribution and contribution networks and grew the company size nearly tenfold f in 6 years while multiplying the revenue. Dr. Arefzadeh is a published author and a featured speaker at leading industry events such Telco Cloud Forum, Digital Transformation World, 5G World, Blockchain East, and Broadband Forum on topics such as AI, Blockchain, IoT, and Next Generation Networks and Systems.


Scott St. John

Chief Marketing Officer

Mr. St. John possesses over 20 years of experience building and driving global, integrated marketing strategies for innovative high-tech and telecommunications technology companies.  Mr. St. John has published numerous articles and has been a featured speaker pertaining to the issues, trends and topics that are confronting the communications technology industry today. Prior to Joining Ziotis, Mr. St. John was the Managing Editor and Publisher of Pipeline magazine, and he previously led global marketing strategies for companies such as HarmonyCOM, Open Networks Engineering (ONE), Subex, Syndesis, and TTI Telecom (now TEOCO). Mr. St. John’s academic background encompasses the areas of Business and Law.

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Jitin Luthra

Head of Global Sales

Jitin Luthra is a seasoned executive with over 18 years of experience holding sales, operational and executive roles across Asia Pacific & EMEA region with focus on Telecommunication & Enterprise customers. Prior to joining Ziotis, Mr. Luthra held various Sales leadership positions at Objective Systems Integrators(OSI), Telcordia Inc. (now Ericsson) followed by Centina Systems Inc. and Exordior Technologies (Singapore). Mr. Luthra holds Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Delhi University (India).