Ziad completed a BE in Computer Engineering at the American University in Lebanon, worked as a telecom engineer, and later received a Fulbright Scholarship to pursue double Masters in Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at the Ohio State University.
In 2009, Ziad helped the founding team start a high-tech biomedical venture based in the US. They won several competitions and awards for the venture which was later acquired by an industry giant.
Ziad conducted research with top US and Middle East hospitals, and has been a guest speaker at the White House discussing technology innovation in developing countries. Ziad also has a number of quality research articles published in international peer-reviewed journals.
Currently, CardioDiagnostics technology is transforming cardiac care in the US and other global markets, with patients benefitting from the technology across all 50 states. In 2015, US President Barack Obama invited Ziad to the White House where the president recognised his work as “innovative and pioneering on the global scene”.