Haniza Zakariya


Haniza Zakariya 2014Country Manager
Microsoft (Brunei) Sdn Bhd
Sector: IT

Ms Haniza Zakariya is the Country Manager of Microsoft, one of the biggest and most respected IT companies in the world.

Having acquired her qualifications from some of the world’s most respected and renowned educational institutions (MBA from Imperial College and BA Economics from California State University) Haniza also has 18 years of experience in Business Development in Telco, Cellular and in the ICT industry.

Since 2013, Haniza has been at the helm of Microsoft in Brunei and she has led with expertise and vision.

Microsoft currently has a major influence on the Information Technology which supports both the Government and Private Sector. The company is most recognised for its involvement in modernising the government’s IT Infrastructure and transforming the education system in this kingdom of oil.

Microsoft is currently actively collaborating with the Ministry of Education to engage and energise students and teachers by providing accessibility to Microsoft cloud computing software at no cost; a scheme that reaches out to 80,000 students and 10,000 teachers at the moment –this is approximately one fifth of Brunei’s population.

This article was published in the Apr-Jun 2014 issue of Inspire Magazine. Download it here!

More from Haniza Zakariya:
– Interview on Leadership. Click here!
– Interview on Technology. Click here!