Before pursuing his passion for mobile analytics with Apsalar, Fazal honed his engineering, research and development skills as the co-founder and CTO of Kefta, Inc., acquired by Acxiom in March 2007. He led the integration of Kefta’s technology into the Acxiom platform post-acquisition.
Before founding Kefta, Fazal graduated with a MS in Engineering from the École Polytechnique and a MS in Telecommunications from Telecom ParisTech in France.
Fazal started his career with France Telecom R&D researching Internet payment and e-commerce systems, and then became Deputy VP of Engineering and lead architect for their retail ISP division. His architecture helped Wanadoo scale to become the largest ISP in France. He later served as VP of Operations for EuroNet Internet BV in the Netherlands.