Firaydun Zarghami

Former Cisco Director, Director of Quality

Firaydun Zarghami is an accomplished quality management system expert with over 20 years of experience in the nuclear, networking, and semiconductor manufacturing industries. As the Senior Quality Lead at Sanmina and JABIL, he led quality management systems, improving operation quality, supply chain efficiency and led ISO 9001 and 9100 certification. Previously, he led the creation of a high touch escalation management model, KPI development and generated innovative quality tools to improve reliability across multiple products and market segments. He also led the integration of over 50 acquired companies into Cisco’s concurrent design, manufacturing operation, quality and compliance systems. He also led the design of specific mechanical equipment systems for commercial nuclear power plants at General Electric. At GE Astro Space, he tested and developed ectro-magnetic pumps while serving on a project for the United States Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Space Power Program.

Firaydun holds BS and MS degrees in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University and Louisiana State University, respectively. Engineering as well as a Master of Engineering degree of Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis in Business.