As an Entrepreneur
In 2005 when he was 19, Ghiabi founded the Oppmakr Institute to serve as a management consulting firm. 11 years later, In 2016, Al Jazeera described him as "a passionate entrepreneur with strategic intellect". Up until 2017, his pragmatic views and professional network have earned the firm working with an array of organizations including UNDP, UNRIC, RSP Group, Qatar Airways, Knauf, IrToya, Franchise Middle East, Barkat Ventures and Pardis Tech Park. At its peak, the institute was listed as one of the three consulting firms bridging the global community and Iran’s private sector.
Based on this financial success, In 2017 Ghiabi transformed the Oppmakr Institute to a think (and action) tank, enabling growth opportunities for organizations leveraging digital transformation. Today, it provides insight, funds, and professional network for its members where they need it, from Iran to Syria and Switzerland. As a think tank, the institute has worked with clients like Careem, Syriatel, Hilti, Butane Industrial Group, Bahman Group, Omidyar Network, and Saman Bank to get them ready for their future challenges.
While directing the Oppmakr institute, Ghiabi served(s) as a board member at, IdeaRun, SWPars and, eSafar.com.