Ziad Completed a BE in Computer Engineering at Lebanese American University, worked as a telecom
engineer, and later received a Fulbright Scholarship to pursue double Masters in Electrical Engineering
and Biomedical Engineering at the Ohio State University.
In 2009, Ziad helped the founding team start a high-tech biomedical venture based in the United States.
Ziad and his team won several competitions and awards for the venture. The venture was later acquired
by an industry giant.
In 2010, Ziad returned to Lebanon to work on yet another startup, CardioDiagnostics. CardioDiagnostics
is based on a core life-saving technology that he developed during his research time. The project is awardwinner
on Stars of Science, a popular reality TV which promotes innovation in the Arab world. The project
is also the winner of the global GIST Tech-I competition.
Currently, CardioDiagnostics’ technology is transforming cardiac care in USA and other global markets,
with patients benefiting from the technology across all 50 states. Ziad conducted research with top US
and Middle East hospitals. He has been a guest speaker at the White House discussing technology
innovation in developing countries. He is actively promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in his
community through university teaching and coaching of young startups. Ziad has a number of quality
research articles published in international peer-reviewed journals.