Today, Reza Ghiabi together with his organizations OPPMAKR Institute, ILIA\\OPPMAKR, Ghasedak Ventures and VIRA Institute, provides various services from initiation and management strategy to fundraising. Ghiabi’s unconventional and innovative views on business and entrepreneurship, have attracted local and international attention and have earned him connections with an array of leaders and organizations. Ghiabi's current positions and what others say about him is as follows:
I know him from TEDxTehran. He is energetic, brilliant, and very sharp-minded. He has his specific methods for managing and organizing which have proved to be effective. As a speaker in TEDxTehran 2017, I enjoyed working with him as the organizer of the event and his team, and it was a great experience.
Hamidreza Keshavarz | CRM and Data Mining Consultant at Steel Alborz
I have to say that Reza’s perspective towards different circumstances is outstanding and rare. His ambitious goals, energetic vibes and punctuality are only a few of his characteristics. We need more people like “Mr. Opportunity Maker” in Iran’s startup community.
Nasser Aghdami | CEO at Cell Tech Pharmed Company
What can I say about Reza Ghiabi. Unshakable confidence, unimaginable capability, a network of endless contacts and a pillar of the start-up community in Iran. I have been fortunate enough to have known Reza for some time and this year I finally got the opportunity to work with him and see his energy, passion, creativity and resilience first hand. There isn’t an idea he won’t explore, a door he can’t open and always, always delivers on his promises on time - and that's a rare quality.
Shehbaz Afzal | Founder and CEO at Indiefalcon
Reza had played a big role in Iran’s startup ecosystem as an influencer, speaker, mentor, and etc. He is a warm hearted person whose main goal as I have realized is to show wana be entrepreneurs the opportunities and vice versa. That’s why everyone calls him the “opportunity maker”. He makes the most out of every opportunity and people.
Ali Moghanchi | Founder of XPRS.ir
Reza is a hyper-connected guy who searches and finds opportunities and values long-term success over short-term effect. He's knowledgeable across many fields, with a strategic as well as creative mindset: The perfect guy to exchange thoughts, ideas, and visions with - and then make them happen.
Rene Fischer | Partner, Strategist at Be&Do
If you want to know the man that can help you not only in your business but also in your life, if you want to meet the man that has a lot of Knowledge about startup and focus on it. The man is here.
Samane Zarepour | Experienced Analyst, International Marketer, and Project Manager
Very experienced and very gifted with great managerial skills. He is a true change maker that wants the best for the startup community of Iran. The entrepreneurship community in Tehran is lucky to have him as a leader.
Amirreza Mohammadi | Startup Community Builder at Banian
Reza is one of the most proactive and tireless instructors I have ever seen. He added a great value to our Start Academy course in Baha Business School.
Maisam Zargarpour | Startup Mentor & Instructor at Farda Media
Reza is one the most professional business managers I have ever worked with. He has vast knowledge and experience in entrepreneurship, coaching and team lead in a deep and result oriented way.
Meysam Sepehrikia | Founder & CEO at Pinit
Aside from his passion to help and grow the startup community in Iran, he has a natural instinct for developing and consulting new businesses and startups.
Mohammadreza Azali | Startup Community Builder at TechRasa
Reza is a smart with high level of interpersonal skill. As an innovator, he is a young manager with new ideas in world class business.
Mohammad Hassan Adjigol | MBA Instructor & Lecturer / Senior IT consultant
He is one of the most talented & passionate people that I've ever seen in my life. He is always looking at the half full of the glass and can lead the team in the toughest situations.
Roozbeh Jazi |Product Manager at Pacific Gas and Electric Company
I find Reza a confident and optimistic person. He is such a fantastic team worker who has the ability to handle hard situations and make everyone's spirited.
Elmira Sanati Nia | Graduate Student at University of Manitoba
Reza`s efficiency in terms of working on a business project is exceptional. He has a clear vision of what he is after in business and possess a strong will to achieve it.