Majid Abai is founder and Managing Partner of Concepts Rise, LLC. Majid and his team advise companies globally on how to utilize cutting edge technologies (including Big Data, IoT, & mobile enterprise) to improve marketing, rapidly increase revenues, cut costs, and enhance customer service. In addition, Majid advises companies on how to build a 21st century IT department that becomes a revenue center for the organization. A serial entrepreneur, Majid built and successfully exited multiple tech and brick-and-mortar companies – and therefore understands the needs and goals of the executive suite in various industries. Mr. Abai coauthored the book Data Strategy and was an adjunct professor of Information Management at UCLA for nine years. He is frequently invited to speak at national and international conferences.