Founder of FSX
Admitted as Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore and Solicitor, England & Wales, Zaid is a technology lawyer & entrepreneur with 35 years of professional experience in the legal, technology and government sectors. Specializing at present in data analytics, artificial intelligence & intellectual property, Zaid is at present CEO of the Asia Law Exchange, a managed legal service provider. He is involved in several legal technology ventures including cloud managed legal services, legal data analytics & artificial intelligence and cybersecurity law. He has previously served as Director at Microsoft Inc, Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer at publicly listed Telekom Malaysia, Senior Advisor at Singapore Telecommunications (“Singtel). Zaid practised law with major Singapore law firm Khattar Wong and Partner. His in-depth industry experiences span the technology, media and telecommunication sectors & include end to end IT services, enterprise apps development, digital transformation services, deployment of internet of things solutions and developing multi-sided data-driven solutions & platforms. Zaid has taught Legal AI at the Law School, Singapore Management University and E-Business Law in several Malaysian universities. A Singaporean national, Zaid graduated with a law degree from the National University of Singapore in 1984 and completed his Masters in international relations at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, USA in 1992 on a Fulbright scholarship.
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