Nima Bakhtiary

Nima Bakhtiary - Arbela Technologies - CEO & President

Nima Bakhtiary

President & CEO

Nima is one of the founders of Arbela Technologies and has been President and CEO since October of 2006. Under his leadership, the organization has become trusted advisors delivering high-value business and technology consulting services to companies around the world. In 2016, the Orange County Business Journal named Arbela as one of the "Best Places to Work in Orange County" and recognized Nima as a finalist for the "Innovator of the Year."

Nima brings extensive operations, consulting, supply chain, manufacturing and technical experience to Arbela. He has guided its growth and expansion by adhering to a simple business philosophy: delight clients by delivering value through high integrity, transparency, expertise and alignment with clients' needs and goals. Nima brings extensive experience with various Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Life Cycle Management (PLM), Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS), Demand Planning, Lean and Just-in-Time manufacturing solutions.

Previously, as Practice Director of the Unisys Microsoft Business Solutions Practice, Nima started and managed the company's global Microsoft Dynamics consulting. As Vice President of Vertical Markets at QAD, he defined the company's supply chain and manufacturing product strategy and worked with top customers to achieve supply chain speed through QAD's ERP and Supply Chain products. Nima was also President and COO at RiverOne, Inc., a high-tech industry SaaS based supply chain software and services provider --- one of the first in the industry, and was Executive Vice President at Adexa, a provider of Advanced Planning and Scheduling and Supply Chain solutions. He holds a master's degree in engineering and computer science from the University of Michigan.

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