As Founder and CEO of Zenith, Russell Hammad leads a number of business interests, with an underwritten determination in innovation and entrepreneurship. Transcending continents from Melbourne, Australia, Hammad has established a distinguished presence in the GCC/ME marketplace over the last decade, particularly in the homeland security space. With an ethos of excellence in software and hardware niche disruptors and platform developments, Zenith has excelled in delivering world leading technologies in Law Enforcement, Traffic and servicing the Intelligence community.
Though Hammad’s competency and poised skill set spans diversified industries, his current and acute emphasis is in functional security platform research and developments, specializing in organic designs, with a keen interest in the confluence of the ever-fading divide in the physical and cyber security ecospheres. Zenith’s notable prowess is in the real-time collation and correlation of physical Meta data points, Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and Broadcast Monitoring, language-agnostic
A holder of several Intellectual Property registrations, including the prominent Zenith Intelligent Lightbar and the feted Media Monitoring System (MMS) – OSINT and Broadcast Monitoring platforms.
Hammad’s vision and strategic reach has cemented him as a thought leader in addressing the plethora of challenges as faced by regional Law Enforcement, Traffic and State Security apparatus.
With steadfast leadership and strategic credence, Hammad leads a team of highly competent subject matter experts at a regional and global capacity.
Academically, Hammad holds a BSc. (Computing), a Major in Linguistics and Culture – Monash and Melbourne Universities in Melbourne, Australia, respectively and an Executive MBA (Class of 2015) from the London Business School and Chair of the Student Association.
Founded in Melbourne, Australia and with a dual focus on Australasia and the Middle East region, Zenith works with governments, law enforcement agencies and private clients to integrate their security, Big Data and marketing requirements into meaningful solutions to enable advanced situational awareness, management and response capability.
Our customers face a challenging information environment where decision making relies on an ever growing range of information sources, both structured and un-structured. They require more than a traditional systems integrator, they require a company that can work across traditional security and IT platforms, manage their growing requirement for understanding and leveraging Big Data, integrate information from multiple systems and sources, and provide them with advanced Information Management platforms to effectively meet their complex strategic and organizational challenges.
At the core of our customer’s requirements is the need to have a solutions provider that has the ability to generate, understand, develop meaningful relationships across, and provide tools to manage, the ever growing array of structured and unstructured data available to them, including large online and offline data repositories, security and life safety systems, video analytics, Face and Licence Plate recognition, Broadcast and Social media, location and mapping data, email, video, audio, text and web pages.
Zenith is uniquely positioned to meet these requirements, being able to combine a deep understanding of our customer’s unique individual and regional requirements, with our partnerships with the world’s leading security and Big Data technology providers, along with our advanced in-house engineering and development capability enabling us to provide integrated and practical customised solutions.
Zenith is built on the following core principles: