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About Us

About Us.

Hararei focuses on building long-term relationships. We are your ‘Direct IT Advisor’ for guidance, industry trends, options, and envisioning phase participation. Hararei offers flexible arrangements that best suits your needs – serve as trusted partner, strategic advisor, and/or serve in project life cycle phases as lead, co-lead, or supporting role.


Founded by senior IT leaders of Fortune 500 companies, Hararei's seasoned advisors have walked a mile in your shoes – running large IT organizations, and spearheading transformational changes and providing IT solutions that lowered costs, improved productivity, and reduced risks. We combine deep knowledge of legacy IT systems with expertise to deliver next-generation solutions.

Our Goals

Hararei partners with you to solve all aspects of your infrastructure needs and challenges.

We aid you in:

  • Making the right next generation technology decisions to fit your business strategy and goals.
  • Defining a multi-phased roadmap that is aligned to your desired pace of change, budget, and constraints.
  • Adopting new innovative technologies and migrating to new capabilities with minimal risk, disruption, and impact to the business.
  • Building self-sufficiency to run your new infrastructure. You are not locked in to managed services.

Global Leadership

Gregory Levine, Managing Director

Senior IT Executive with over three decades of experience transforming organizations, driving innovation, and creating business value. Extensive experience leading strategy and shared services on a global scale, building agile and performance driven organizations, and leading transformational change agendas. Proven ability to position IT as a strategic business partner and contribute fresh ideas to accelerate the business.

Before Hararei, Greg was responsible for Infrastructure & Operations at ADP. Greg led the transformation to a Plan/Build/Run service model based on the ITIL framework, which allowed step rate improvements in productivity and quality. Over Greg‘s 10 years of leadership at ADP, the organization made major contributions to ADP‘s margin growth, system availability, and transition to a full Cloud Computing environment.

Greg joined ADP from Merrill Lynch, where he spent eight years leading various global and regional IT organizations. For three years, Greg was CIO for Merrill‘s AsiaPac region based in Hong Kong.

Prior to Merrill Lynch, Greg was with Morgan Stanley. While at Morgan Stanley, he worked in a number of diverse technology areas including applications development, mainframe operations, and core infrastructure services. Greg began his technology career at JPMorgan as programmer analyst.

Mark Snodgrass, Managing Director

Mark has held various global IT executive and leadership roles in industry and management consulting capacities for over 25 years. His responsibilities ran the gamut; from operational management for core IT services to global Grid operations for large investment and retail banks. More recently, he was the Chief Architect of I&O for ADP, the largest global B2B services provider. His expertise is in pioneering the adoption of next generation technologies to create business value; delivering greater agility, reducing TCO, simplifying complexity, improving productivity, enabling top–line growth and developing a competitive advantage for the business. He has an exceptional track record of achieving these goals for blue chip and global firms including Merrill Lynch, Standard Chartered Bank, Macquarie, Accenture, EDS, NatWest and Digital Equipment Corp. He has overseen, built, sourced, and deployed leading edge infrastructure solutions and operations on a large scale — for systems, cloud, storage, virtualization, and grid computing in the United States, Europe, Australia and Asia.

Mark has a Masters degree in Computer Science from University of Liverpool (UK) and a Masters in International Management from University of Maryland (US). He is also a certified AWS Solutions Architect and Developer, with technical credentials in ITIL, Zscaler, Varonis, SD-WAN, and VMS. In addition, Mark served extensively on leading product advisory groups and business councils such as the OSDL Linux User Advisory Council, IBM Storage Board of Advisors, HP Server Advisory Council and Google Cloud Platform - Financial Services Customer Advisory Group.

Paresh Makwana, EVP, India & Africa

Paresh is an experienced IT Infrastructure and Security Consultant with more than 20 years of Data Center and Cyber Security experience, primarily in financial services. He is well established in both the Indian and African markets, with close working relationship with most of the CIO/CISO of banks, financial institutions, technology vendors, and government regulators.

For the past 20 years, Paresh has been working with financial institutions to help them assess their business, operational and technical challenges, select the right technology, vendors/partners, better understand their IT TCO, and grow their customer base. His understanding of a range of business, markets, and regulatory and investment related issues enable him to work closely with financial institutions, consultants, vendors, and government agencies on various multi–disciplinary initiatives.

Before coming on board, Paresh was Vice President, Technology with BFSI firm. He was instrumental in growing their Technology and Information Securities capabilities. He also worked with DSP BlackRock for 7 years in their Information Technology and Information Security division. Before BlackRock, Paresh spent 10 years with DSP Merrill Lynch. Paresh has lived and worked in Mumbai, Hong Kong, and East, West and South Africa.

Paresh has a Degree in Business of Commerce Graduate. He is a Microsoft Certified System Engineer and a Microsoft Certified Professional, and has a high level of expertise in handling server–side operations based on the Windows and virtual platforms. Paresh is also a Certified Ethical Hacker, and holds CISSP and BS7799 certifications, and Diplomas in Cyber Law, and Banking and Technology.

Eddie Hui, EVP, Hong Kong & Greater China

Eddie comes with 36 years professional experience in Management, Business Development, Sales, Marketing and Support in the ICT industry. He has been a professional “company doctor” and executive leadership coach for more than 9 years. Eddie works with clients to formulate strategies to:

  • Start up new Greater China operations
  • Build up business networks with service providers and channel partners
  • Optimize top line revenue
  • Develop a better sales pipeline

Eddie was one of the initial “champions” that started EMC China in 1997, and grew the revenue multifold in 2 years. He also started StorageTek Taiwan and built a successful team in 2000. As a startup consultant since 2003, he had helped Vendors like ZANTAZ, Hubwoo, Emailvision and Mobie Group started up Asia Operations.

Eddie is President — Hong Kong Chapter for Disaster Recovery Institute China and is the Board Member of the Chinese American Scholars Association www.g-casa.com.

Eddie is also Board Member of the Steering Committee establishing Smart City Global Alliance for Chinese Smart City Projects along One Belt One Road.

Here for you 24x7

Hararei‘s senior management collectively have over 60 years IT experience working primarily for global financial firms. They have spearheaded large-scale cloud, transformational change, IaaS & PaaS, grid computing, and security strategies for regional and global organizations.

We understand that the journey to a more agile infrastructure is unique for every company.

Contact us for a confidential discussion about the possibilities!