Daniel Zubairi, CISSP/PMP
President and Managing Director
Daniel F. Zubairi founded SydanTech in 2000 with the determination to provide expert information assurance and cyber security technologies to the US Government and Corporations. Since 2000, Mr. Zubairi has lead SydanTech from a single-person cyber security firm to a multimillion dollar company serving multiple government agencies in a variety of security, technology, and management functions.
A native of the Washington DC area, Mr. Zubairi grew up immersed in technology and public policy. Taking advantage of the knowledge resources based in these disciplines, Mr. Zubairi became a subject-matter-expert (SME) in 2001 in cyber security technology, then called information assurance, policy, risk and governance. The very first contract SydanTech performed on began in October 2001, immediately in the aftermath of 9/11, to build an manage the Department-wide Computer Incident Response Team and Cyber Security Operations for the US Department of Commerce and 12-bureaus.. Mr. Zubairi initially served as the Program Manager and SME for this initiative. Since then, Mr. Zubairi has driven the growth of SydanTech into a wide-varity of technology service offering across the US Government; in both civil and defense-related domains.
During his tenure, Mr. Zubairi has served as an advisor to Governors, Cabinet Level Appointees, Members of Congress, Department and Agency Chief Information Officers, and numerous commercial and government executives. He has held a CISSP since 2002 and a PMP since 2006. He holds a Bachelors of Science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). In his spare time, he is a avid swimmer and for many years, has served as a volunteer lifesaving instructor for Montgomery County, MD.
Mr. Zubairi resides in the Washington DC area with his wife, Dr. Ayesha Nawab, and their two young children.