Hamza Zia

San Francisco, Hong Kong

I have helped build and scale high velocity engineering teams across San Francisco, Hong Kong, Zurich and Shanghai. Kickstarted my career by solving hard tech problems at Microsoft Azure, before moving onto startups trying to change the world. Spent the last 3 years specifically focused on remote first engineering teams. Now bringing it all together to transform the future of software development through GitStart.

Blog Posts

Accelerating Digital Transformation for Hong Kong Companies

The Hong Kong Government has officially launched the “Distance Business” Programme which is being implemented by the Innovation and Technology Commission. GitStart is providing special discounts on top to help local businesses accelerate their engineering and build new IT solutions and capabilities quickly.

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Announcing online internships in partnership with HKUST

GitStart is pleased to announce that it’s launching an online internship program for computer science students at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

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The unprecedented value of a shared purpose

Perhaps, the core distinguishing characteristic that will separate super successful organizations from the ordinary ones will be — “the capability for rapid cycles of innovation.”

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How to hire leaders

Great leaders do not feel threatened by others who give them critical or negative feedback.

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Hire Less and Build Lean

Companies nowadays are able to create massive valuations with very little investment and labor.

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