Reza Ghiabi is an Iranian strategic advisor, business developer, and nonprofit activist.
He is an unshakable “opportunity maker” who has worked with the business elite of Iran and the Middle East for over fifteen years in several capacities, including financing, business model innovation, corporate strategy, community building, and alliance formation.
Ghiabi is the founder of Oppmakr Institute, a think tank that enables him to serve on various projects. He is also a board member of Ghasedak Venture Capital, organizer of TEDxTehran, and an advisor to a handful of private and public organizations, including the Post Bank of Iran.
He approaches life with a combination of pragmatism, optimism, and good elitism. Ghiabi earned a Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Industrial Engineering from Azad University while self-studying Cultural Anthropology. He also holds an MBA in Information Technology from Industrial Management Institute. Ghiabi is active on social media as “oppmakr.”