Syed Safdar Ali is a technology enthusiast and a strategic leader who serves as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Head of Marketing Technology at A & K Thomson Limited. With a Master of Computer Applications (Level 9 NZQA) and a Bachelor of Computer Science, Syed brings advanced technical expertise and a deep understanding of the role of technology in driving business success.

Coming from a diverse cultural background, Syed, originally from India, provides a unique perspective on the global digital landscape, enabling A & K Thomson Limited to stay at the forefront of innovation and technological advancement.

Prior to joining A & K Thomson Limited, Syed has built a solid career in the IT sector, gaining expertise in various domains like software development, systems analysis, database management, and digital marketing. As the CIO, he is responsible for the management, implementation, and usability of information and computer technologies within our company.
As the Head of Marketing Technology, Syed plays a pivotal role in ensuring that our marketing strategies are effectively supported by the latest technologies, ensuring that we can reach our target audience in the most efficient and engaging ways possible. His strategic vision and technological prowess have been instrumental in streamlining our operations and propelling our digital presence.