Founder and Principal
As founder and principal of ZipZap IT Solutions, LLC (ZipZap IT), Marwan Abu-Fadel leads a prolific team that is successfully shaping the debate and setting the agenda on a host of critical issues at the intersection of technology and IT security innovation. Throughout his life as an entrepreneur, he has worn many hats. He has vast knowledge in various business facets, including new business incubation, venture investment activities, telecommunications, network engineering, technical support, project management, big data, cloud design and implementation, and business development. Before founding Zip Zap IT Solutions, LLC in 1990, he successfully started and managed El Paso Paging, Inc, an FCC Licensed Paging and Two-Way Radio Carrier; The Message Center, an early 24/7 call center; and in 1994, Compuserve, one of the 1st Internet Service Providers in Southwest TX. Marwan studied Computer Science at UTEP and launched a homegrown computer consulting startup that provided valuable support to business transitioning to computer automation in 1987 in El Paso, TX.