Meet Reza Ghiabi, an accomplished business strategist and advisor with over fifteen years of experience in organizational strategy advisory. Throughout his career, Reza has worked with a wide range of businesses, from small startups to large enterprises, and has successfully led various projects in business development, sustainable business model designs, crisis response, corporate fundraising, branding, stakeholder management, and growth hacking.
Reza's expertise lies in his unique ability to identify and leverage cutting-edge technologies and creative thinking to solve complex business challenges. He is passionate about empowering businesses of all sizes to achieve their full potential and realize their vision for success.
With a deep understanding of the market and a results-oriented approach, Reza is dedicated to delivering measurable value to his clients. Whether it's helping a startup establish its business model or assisting a large corporation in navigating a crisis, Reza's strategic insights and guidance have proven to be invaluable.
Reza Ghiabi is a renowned advisor and influencer in Iran's startup ecosystem, recognized for his expertise in analyzing emerging economic phenomena. He has worked with some of the most prominent tech startups in Iran and the Middle East, helping them to create strategic roadmaps and secure funding. In addition, he provides guidance to Iran's regulatory organizations in IT & High Tech.
Ghiabi's educational background is just as impressive as his professional accomplishments. He holds a Masters in Management, Technology, and Entrepreneurship from EPFL university in Switzerland, an MBA in Information Technology from the Industrial Management Institute of Iran, and an Industrial Engineering Bachelor's Degree from Azad University. He has also graduated from the Idea-to-Market Entrepreneurship program at Stanford University.
Reza Ghiabi’s vision of opportunity making on an organizational level led him to rename his boutique consulting firm “Oppmakr Institute” in 2014. This change allowed him to work alongside leading organizations such as Butane Industrial Group, Saman Bank, Bahman Motors, Omidyar Network, UNDP, and many more.
Ghiabi’s professional views are rooted in Opportunity Making philosophy and digital transformation structure. His goal is to help organizations prepare for future challenges and develop their markets.
Ghiabi’s expertise has made him a sought-after advisor for large organizations such as Digikala, Snapp, Careem, Zitel, MAX Holding, Post Bank of Iran, Pardis Tech Park, Science, and Technology Vice-Presidency.
In 2017, Ghiabi transformed Oppmakr Institute into a think tank, serving as a platform for entrepreneurs and decision-makers to connect and create effective commercial ventures. This career milestone marked a turning point in Ghiabi’s journey, as he continues to inspire and guide others on the path to success.
Reza Ghiabi is a firm believer in the power of education and culture development to inspire positive change and ignite curiosity. In 2014, he founded TEDxTehran as the primary licensee, bringing together thought leaders, innovators, and doers from diverse fields to share their ideas and stories in the heart of Tehran. Through TEDxTehran, Ghiabi supports the mission of Ideas Worth Spreading, by organizing local, independently run events that promote creativity and critical thinking.
Ghiabi is also an accomplished speaker and writer. He has given speeches at Sharif and Amirkabir universities, as well as education centers such as the Industrial Management Institute. His articles on innovation and management have been published in credible journals such as Tadbir magazine and Eghtesadnews. He has also translated books such as “Opportunity Makers” and “Your Choice” into Persian.
In addition, Ghiabi is a member of the HUS Institute, a European think tank that focuses on the digital economy. He has a successful history of community building for innovation in Iran and has been selected as the Deputy of Stages committee for the INOTEX exhibition by Pardis Tech Park.
Reza maintains an up-to-date and publicly available LinkedIn profile that showcases his current professional positions and other relevant details. Interested parties can visit his profile to learn more about his work and professional background, including his current roles. In addition, his LinkedIn profile provides information on his past experiences and educational background, as well as his skills, awards, and professional affiliations.
An accomplished Strategy Advisor, Reza Ghiabi has collaborated with distinguished clients including Careem, Post Bank of Iran, Flightio, ERNYKA Holding, SWPars, Digikala, Max Holding, Zitel, Avabarid Data Center, Alborz Innovation Factory, Faraz Ertebaat, MIKA Partners, and Karafs. With a knack for developing innovative strategies, Ghiabi guides organizations through complexities, enabling them to achieve remarkable growth and success.
As a dedicated Startup Mentor, Ghiabi has guided promising ventures like Dezippy, Artunity, Incytel, Turpal, Imaan Plus, SeeTo Productions, Shadzi, eSafar, and Bebarino. With a passion for nurturing budding businesses, he offers invaluable mentorship, empowering startups to navigate challenges and thrive in the competitive landscape.
Reza Ghiabi, as a dedicated Community Builder, holds the license and organizes TEDxTehran, providing a platform for thought leaders, innovators, and doers to share their 'Ideas Worth Spreading.' Additionally, he actively contributes as part of the organizing committee for INOTEX (International Innovation & Technology Exhibition), fostering an environment that champions innovation and technological advancement.
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