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B.A., Computer Studies
Riyaz was involved in all phases of software development and technology analysis during his 18-year career at RR Donnelley’s Technology Center in Chicago. His software development experience includes specifying requirements, defining system architectures, programming in a variety of computer languages, and deploying systems to multiple sites. Riyaz was responsible for development of image processing systems for image enhancement and color correction, process control systems to calibrate printing equipment and collect production data, and publishing systems for variable print.
His analysis experience includes evaluating the capabilities of various technologies related to digital presses, software front-ends for digital presses, and post-press equipment. He developed strategic technology forecasts to show the impact of existing and emerging technologies on Donnelley’s markets and businesses.
Riyaz worked with marketing and operations teams to develop new capabilities for RR Donnelley’s domestic and international customers in the areas of just-in-time delivery of printed collateral materials, variable print and highly automated production of books. He provided equipment and workflow recommendations, and developed detailed financial models to evaluate cost of operations and ROI.
He is co-inventor on one issued patent and three pending patents. Riyaz is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.