About Harry Zarek
Harry Zarek is the President , CEO and founder of Compugen. Harry developed an interest in personal computing while he was finishing his PhD in physics at the University of Toronto. In 1981, he started a business building computers in the garage of his Toronto home and called it Compugen.
Under Harry’s stewardship, Compugen has achieved growth that has consistently exceeded the industry average. In 2011, the company reported revenues of more than $400 million. Today, the company provides technology infrastructure solutions for medium and large sized corporations and governments.
Harry focuses on sales and marketing activities and developing the long-term business strategy to position the company as a trusted business partner to customers and vendors.
Harry holds an undergraduate degree in Engineering Science and a PhD in Physics from the University of Toronto. He is an active investor and member of the Board of Directors of a number of early-stage technology companies in Canada and the US. and sits on the board of RuggedCom Inc., a Smart Grid Company that had its IPO on the TSX in the summer of 2007.
Harry is interested in a range of topics from vendor relations to IT management and nurturing growth in Canada’s IT sphere.
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