Shahzad leads Changio's product and technology development. Prior to Changio, Shahzad was co-founder and CTO of CognoVision, a provider of video analytics technology for digital signage networks and retailers which was acquired by Intel Corporation. He also has extensive experience in a variety of software development projects ranging from video games and augmented reality systems to web sites and apps.
Shahzad holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Toronto where he specialized in computer vision and human-computer interaction. He has also published a number of research papers, patents, and a book in the fields of computer vision and data mining.