Headquartered in San Jose, California, Zone24x7 Inc is a digital transformation partner to a wide range of organizations from technology startups to Fortune 500 organizations. Established in 2003 by Founder CEO Llavan Fernando and CFO Saw-Chin Fernando, the company has successfully served leading Tier 1 retailers and hi-tech companies offering best in class technology solutions backed by a strong commitment for customer satisfaction. In 2004, Llavan and Saw-Chin founded Zone24x7 (Private) Limited, Advanced Technology Center in Colombo, Sri Lanka as a separate entity. The Advanced Technology Center located in Colombo offers highly skilled engineering specialists and related technology services to Zone24x7 Inc.
Zone24x7 specializes in offering end-to-end technology consulting and engineering services encompassing both hardware and software. The services portfolio includes, Enterprise Software Applications, Big Data & Data Science Engineering, Embedded Systems Engineering, Remote Monitoring & IoT, Machine Learning, Cognitive Vision, Robotics, and Innovation Services with Technology Proof of Concept Development. Zone24x7 promotes a culture of customer centric innovation, continuous learning, professionalism, caring for oneself and others and integrity to create a diverse, inclusive and a thriving workplace for all its associates.
Enhance the emotional experience of everyone we touch
Weave software and hardware into best-in-class solutions that ensure the enduring growth of our customers
Develop a lifelong passion for new knowledge
Question and validate what you already know against new knowledge acquired
Challenge conventional thinking with reason
Embrace open and sincere communication with everyone
Lead without a title
Leadership is not in the title. Having a title does not make you one
Have a healthy bias for action
Decide, communicate and move forward. Actions speak louder than words.
Measure what you manage
Determine if you are on track to achieve the expected goals, results, value.
Act with integrity
Each of the above behaviors must incorporate exceptional integrity and this is non-negotiable.
Meet Our Leadership
Founder & Chief Executive OfficerxLlavan Fernando is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Zone24X7. Headquartered in San Jose, California, Zone24x7 serve a wide range of organizations from technology startups to Fortune 500 organizations as a digital transformation partner. Since 2003, the company has successfully served leading Tier 1 retailers and hi-tech companies, with best in class technology solutions backed by a strong commitment for customer satisfaction. Llavan counts over 40 years of extensive global experience in the high tech industry. Prior to Zone24X7 he was the President and co-founder of @pos Transaction Systems (later known as Crossvue), a wholly owned subsidiary of Zebra Technologies Corporation. As an innovator, Llavan was instrumental in disrupting many industries with the careful application of technology. He has introduced Digital Signature Capture, Smart Devices for Visually Impaired, Electronic Signage Systems, Autonomous Robots for Inventory management and many other technology advancements through his companies. Llavan obtained his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and M.Sc. in Instrumentation and Systems from the University of Reading U.K. He started his career in the United Kingdom at H. Tinsley & Company as an R&D Engineer and then joined Wilkinson-Sword where he worked on the fire protection systems on the legendary F-16 and F-111 fighter jets of the United States Air force. In the United States, he has worked for Telesensory Systems who developed groundbreaking technology for the blind and visually impaired and then for Wyse Technology who were developing computer terminals. He also worked for Inforite Corporation developing signature capture products.
Chief Financial OfficerxSaw-Chin Fernando is the Co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of Zone24x7 Inc. She is serving as the Chief Financial Officer from the inception of the company. Saw-Chin oversees the operations of the distributed teams in both the US and Sri Lanka and drives the company’s focus on excellence in operations, engineering, people, process and global alignment for successful execution. She is instrumental in fostering leadership, teamwork, culture and core values within Zone24x7. Saw-Chin is responsible in formulating and implementing organizational policies while ensuring efficient and effective management of activities. She started her earlier career in the United Kingdom, later directly assisted, and strongly supported several Silicon Valley start-up companies in planning and directing their operational activities. Her previous valuable experience includes involvement in supervising teams, managing properties and investments for over 20 years. Born in Malaysia, she had her early education in Malaysia and later in the UK.
Majella Fernando, Ph.D
Chief Operating OfficerxDr. Majella Fernando is the Chief Operating Office of Zone24x7. He has over 35 years’ experience steering Tier 1 and Tier 2 IT services organizations. His experience spans sales, operations and commercial management. Majella has held executive leadership roles in both commercial and public sectors and hence has a deep understanding of the business and operational drivers and pressures faced by these organizations. Most recently, he was a Bid Director within HPE (later named DXC) where he managed and won several multi-year, multi-million dollar services contracts. These deals were won against tough competition from global players such as IBM, TCS and CAPGEMINI. A common theme in Majella’s career has been the strong and deep client engagement and delivery reliability. Hence, Majella brings these attributes to Zone24x7 in order to help Zone24x7 to reach the next stage in their growth targets. Majella holds a PhD in Signal Processing from the Imperial College, University of London, UK. He lives with his family in Esher, UK.
Director – Business OperationsxSchayne Jallow is the Director of Business Operations for Zone24x7. Schayne has worked at Zone24x7 since 2006 and is responsible for overseeing the US Operations in many areas including Accounting & Payroll, HR and General Operations. Prior to joining Zone24x7, Schayne gained invaluable retail experience working in the Macy’s West Buying office. Her insider’s knowledge of the retail industry brings important insight to our clients and their projects. Schayne graduated from Santa Clara University and received a BSC -Bachelor of Science in Commerce- in Marketing and a Minor in Retail Studies. Being a member of the Retail Studies Student Association at Santa Clara University, her network includes top leaders and advisors in the Retail Industry.