Vice President of Product
Zahra Safavian serves as VP of Product at Level Access, leading a team of designers, product managers and QA analysts who designs and manages the release of quality software that provides positive user experiences for our clients. She acts as a liaison between our client community and the development team, ensuring that user feedback and suggestions are translated into future product features. Zahra came to Level Access from Starfish Retention Solutions, where she was VP of Product Management, growing the product and company from day one to acquisition by Hobsons in 2015. In addition to lengthy career history and education in user interface and interaction design, Zahra Safavian brings deep academic technology and educational experience, having served in a product management capacity at Blackboard Inc. and Learning Objects, Inc. and as an adjunct faculty member, teaching Web design, development and usability to undergraduate and graduate students. Zahra comes to Level Access with 20 years of design and usability experience, as well as an M.A. in publications design from the University of Baltimore and a B.A. in graphic design from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.