Mr. A. Reza Jafari is the Chairman and CEO of The Omega Partners, an executive advisory group based in Atlanta, USA. The Omega partners deliver clients in the Telecommunications, Information Technology and Hi Tech industries a precise balance of expertise in Performance Improvement, Turnaround and Restructuring, Executive Coaching, Human Capital Management and Financial Advisory. Using a small global team of senior and seasoned professionals, we partner with our clients to define the problems and solve them.
Until 2002, Mr. Jafari was the president of EDSí Global Communications, Media and Entertainment Industry Group. He was responsible for directing EDSí business and managing EDSí relationship with the Telecommunications, Media, Broadband and New Media industries throughout the world. Since joining EDS in 1990, Mr. Jafari held a variety of senior management positions including Managing Director of Communications and Media Industries for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Managing Principal of the Consulting Division, and President of EDS Business Television Networks for the Communications Industry Group.
Dr. Jafariís career also includes 7 years as the President and CEO of Satellite Conference Network and Bankers-TV Network in New York City. Under his leadership, the company became a leader in creating, developing, producing and distributing interactive educational programs and industry information to the Banking, Public Accounting and Healthcare industries.
Mr. Jafari spent 10 years with the National Iranian Radio and Television (NIRT) where he held a variety of management positions.
Mr. Jafari is a winner of several Gold and Silver awards from the International Teleconferencing Association, American Society of Association Executives, the Council for Advancement of schools and Education, and American Society for Training and Development. He has chaired the ASTD and ASAE National Conferences. Mr. Jafari is a frequent speaker on the impact of Information Technology and Convergence on the communications and media industries, Electronic Commerce, Internet and Distance Education, Broadband and Wireless. He is currently a member of the Board of ITU TELECOM and the Chairman of ITU TELECOM World 2003 Forum Program Committee.
Mr. Jafari can be reached at ARJAFARI@aol.com