The Abai Group offers independent advisory services to C-Level executives and Board members of organizations in areas of IT Effectiveness, IT Audit, and IT Governance. We help restructure IT departments, processes, and systems in order to help increase organizational revenue and customer loyalty while decreasing the overall cost of IT. In addition, we advise our clients on planning, implementation, and use of advanced technologies including Big Data, Cloud Computing, Digital Media, SaaS, and Mobile Enterprise.
Our clients are in various industries and commonly have annual revenues of between $5mm-$100mm. We also support Fortune 2000 companies, Government Offices, and a number of start up companies. We work directly with top level executives of the organization in order to define organizational goals, and establish a path-way for achieving these goals. Our experts act as 'business Sherpas' in supporting executives and board members in achieving their organizational goals. At Abai Group, we deliver measurable results to organizational stockholders.
Majid Abai - Chief Sherpa
Majid Abai is the founder and CEO of The Abai Group, Inc. He is a charismatic entrepreneur and senior executive with a 30-year track record of building, transforming, and leading domestic and international organizations. Majid is focused on innovation, strategy, and execution in tech companies and IT departments. A strategic thinker, he is the master of shaping the broad picture into a set of executable actions. His expertise in cutting edge technologies – including Big Data, Mobile Enterprise, Cloud Computing, SaaS Applications, etc. – combined with his executive leadership skills around new markets, turn-around, rapid growth, global expansion, fund raising, and M&A have delivered measurable results to his companies and clients over the length of Majid's career. As an international public speaker and published author, Mr. Abai edifies technical and non-technical executives on how an effective IT organization could help increase corporate efficiency, revenues, and customer loyalty while reducing the costs for the company.
Barbary Brunner - Senior Sherpa
Barbary Brunner has spent 20 years as an executive and C-level leader driving strategy, marketing, product development, partnership alliances and sales at global businesses including Experian, Yahoo!, Microsoft and Vivendi Universal. As an advisor, Barbary uses this broad and deep experience to help clients understand how to better optimize and brand their businesses for efficiency and revenue growth by looking holistically at a wide range of issues from strategic to tactical execution as well as team and management structure, skill-set and culture.
Kurosh Kafie - Senior Sherpa
With over 23 years of business development and executive management experience with the largest technology and tech delivery firms in the world, Mr. Kafie understands planning and executing the right sales and marketing strategies for any organization. His background in business development for and to Fortune 1000 organizations provides an excellent opportunity for companies in need of building and measuring sales teams, BD plans, channel markets, and sales strategies.
Masoud Abaei - Senior Sherpa
Specializing in enterprise architecture and enterprise information strategy, Mr. Abaei has lead several architecture teams in major corporations. With over 20 years of information technologies experience and vast understanding of several different verticals, Mr. Abaei has consistently appraised the technical needs and recommended the architectural direction of different organizations. Masoud delivers sound strategies and oversees the implementation of the strategy based on agreed upon milestones. Mr. Abaei's negotiation skills, his macro view of the goals, and his micro view of tasks have earned him several 'awards of excellence' from various client organizations.
Our Mission is simple: We endeavor to utilize our expertise to help our clients succeed in areas of strategy, operations management, and technology implementation. We aim to go beyond the level of 'customer satisfaction' to 'customer delight' and 'customer ecstasy' by:
- Thought Leadership
- Excellent service
- And of course... Results!