Alvina Antar, ‘The Subscription Economy CIO', joined as Zuora's first ever CIO in 2014.
Alvina enables digital enterprises to thrive in the Subscription Economy, the most disruptive business model shift in the century. Alvina is an inspirational leader who creates purpose and sets an unparalleled standard of excellence with laser focus on the customer experience. Alvina has a natural affinity for creating meaningful relationships as Zuora’s best reference account. She has formed a Subscription CIO Exchange gathering the new crop of technology leaders who are enabling business transformation through disruptive technologies and challenging the status quo. Alvina advises companies on how to launch and monetize recurring revenue products and services to differentiate their business.
Prior to Zuora, Alvina spent 17 years at Dell focused on Digital Transformation, Global Delivery and M&A. Her leadership in Dell's M&A IT practice spanning 20+ acquisitions and divestitures led to publishing an M&A playbook receiving industry recognition.
The combination of Fortune 50 and high-growth start-up experience provide Alvina intangible perspective on agility required to scale while maintaining operational efficiencies. Alvina's leadership in the Dell on Demand program was integral in Dell's expansion from a hardware, perpetual business to an end-to-end software and solutions provider. Her thought leadership as the voice of the customer from Dell on Dell and now Zuora on Zuora has established credibility as product expert and highlighted the power of transparency. Alvina holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.