About Yaheya Quazi

A Professional Summary

Yaheya has over 25 years of progressive experience in Information Technology in Higher Education. The majority of his professional career have been with the University of California System, working at 4 locations. Additionally, Yaheya is a technologist with extensive leadership experience in technology research, development, and management. Yaheya has proven himself as an accomplished technology leader with diverse entrepreneurial development and program management experience in cutting-edge specialized technical environments including premier academic settings, state, and city as well as small startups. He is passionate about emerging technologies; lead complex projects with collaborative teams, conduct detailed analysis, and formulate innovative customer-centric solutions to be delivered on time, within budget, and aligned with business objectives and customer expectations. Yaheya is respected by colleagues, business leaders, and stakeholders alike for resiliency, resourcefulness, and an unwavering commitment to excellence and integrity.


  • Ethical leader with strong commitment to ensuring the success of the institution and its community, organizations and staff
  • Collaborative team player delivering success to both the project and its partners
  • Dynamic professional with over 25 years of experience in positions of increasing responsibility and influence in Information Technology (IT)
  • Broad and deep technology knowledge and the ability to develop a solution by mapping a customer’s business problem to an end-to-end technology solution
  • Strategic thinker with deep understanding of process design and its relationship to achieving desired outcomes
  • Analytical and logical with high levels of expertise in business and financial analysis
  • Forward-looking technology executive with demonstrated success launching enterprise level solutions
  • Established Administrative Computing services at UC Merced with best practices, single point of data entry, automation, service oriented architecture and adaptable user experience presentation
  • Standardized business practices and implemented significant automation to achieve major administrative efficiency
  • Experience managing global teams and administering multi-million dollar budgets
  • Demonstrated multiple successes in system development, management and support utilizing minimal level staffing
  • Self-established a sole proprietor-consulting firm (iGluon); made the firm successful and profitable

Current Focus
  • Cloud and Mobile First
  • Service Oriented Architecture
  • Identity & Access Management
  • Un-organized data
  • PeopleSoft
  • DevOps
  • Application LifeCycle Management (ALM)
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Internet of Things (IoT)

Relevant Education/Certifications
  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Science - CSUN (California State University, Northridge)
  • Associate of Science, Electronics and Electrical Engineering - Los Angeles City College
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD)
  • TOGAF - Enterprise Architecture Certification
Social Sites

Conferences, Summits and Training Sessions Attended in the last two years ...

# Event Year Attended Focus
1 Alliance PeopleSoft Conference 2017 PeopleSoft, HUEG (Higher Education User Group)
2 Microsoft Build Conference 2016 Software Development/Architecture
3 DevPost Hackathon 2016 Software Development
4 Hack Summit (http://www.hacksummit.org) 2016 Various mostly Software Development
5 Microsoft Cloud Road Show 2016 Microsoft Cloud
6 Microsoft Build Conference 2015 Software Development/Architecture
7 Gartner - Identity and Access Management Summit 2015 Identity and Access Management
8 Gartner - Application Architecture Summit 2015 Sofware Architecture / Enterprise Architecture
9 Gartner - Application Development Summit 2015 Software Development
10 Connect() 2015 Various by Microsoft


Some of my recent thoughts that keeps me engaged...

  • Dot Net Core
  • CAS (Central Authentication Service)
  • PING Identity
  • Aurelia
  • Oracle Cloud Services
  • Kafka Confluent