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Zakaria Jaiathe

AR/VR Expert | Entrepreneur | ex-SAP | Forbes

Can work in or around Berlin

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  • 13.3888
  • Suggested rate €625 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
  • Response rate 100%
  • Response time 1 hour
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Location and workplace preferences

Berlin, Germany
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Berlin and 50km


Project length
Would prefer:
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
Would prefer to avoid:
≥ 6 months
Business sector
Would prefer:
  • Architecture & Urban Planning
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Automobile
  • Culture
  • Digital & IT
+8 autres
Would prefer to avoid:
Defense & Military


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  • French


  • Arabic

    Native or bilingual

  • German



Skills (21)

Zakaria in a few words

I am an award-winning tech entrepreneur based in Berlin, Germany.

I worked for SAP for 6 years, where I was mainly a senior software engineer then, a technical advisor for SAP leadership in AR/VR. I was part of both the Chairman team and the office of the CTO.

In 2019, I quit SAP to start my own AR/VR venture, Xibit.
We launched award-winning AR/VR apps in industries such as Art, Luxury, Automotive, and Furniture. The brands we worked closely with include Quadpack, Siemens, Audi, HPE, MCM, UAE's, and Saudi ministries of Culture to name a few.

Among the prestigious awards we have won, which are also mentioned in articles on Forbes, LeBilan, and more:
- Nominated for Forbes 30 under 30 in Europe 2020 - Technology Category.
- Luxury Innovation Award™️ 2020 Edition.
- Beautiful Software Award by WLounge, McKinsey, SAP, TechStars, and Telekom.
- Top 100 creators, founders, and makers in 2020 in Germany by Business Punk.
- AR/VR Siemens challenge award.
- Spotlight of the year 2019 by Factory Berlin.
- Startupnight Berlin 1st award.

My AR/VR experience in both the corporate and startup world, working on different use cases, and using different technologies makes my expertise in this field unique, holistic, and deep.
I am happy to support your organization in developing AR/VR apps, planning AR/VR strategies, exploring use cases, evaluating technologies, or showcasing demos.



Digital & IT

CEO and Co-Founder

Berlin, Germany

June 2019 - Today (3 years and 8 months)

- Launched award-winning AR/VR products.
- Hired and managed a team of +10 developers, designers, and business reps.
- Defined the product features and roadmap.
- Defined the IT & business strategies.

SAP - Groupe SAP

Digital & IT

Technology executive advisor for the SAP leadership in AR/VR | Office of CTO

Potsdam, Germany

April 2018 - April 2019 (1 year)

- My team reported to SAP CTO Jürgen Müller, Chairman Hasso Plattner, and Head of SAP Innovation Centers.
- Advised SAP leadership on AR/VR technology, use cases, and strategy.
- Direct contact with fortune 500 executives and top management.
C# Unity3D Augmented Reality Virtual Reality Project Management Software Development IT Strategy

SAP - Groupe SAP

Digital & IT

Senior Software Engineer

Berlin, Germany

February 2014 - April 2019 (5 years and 2 months)

- Developed key features for SAP Enable Now authoring software solution.
- Developed standalone software to automate the testing of ABAP CDSViews Kernel.
- Was recognized as a top employee and fastly promoted.
C++ C# Project Management Scrum Software Development Software Architecture