Personal Information

    Nationality: Iranian
    Year of Birth: 1965
    Marital State: Married
    Motherland: Tafresh, Markazi Province, Iran
    I spent my childhood in Aligoodarz, Lorestan prvince, for 10 years up until my parents moved to our hometown, Tafresh, and few years later, I settled down in Tehran to study Math. & Physics program at high school level; my next move, accompanied by my wife, was to Manchester, UK where we lived for almost 8 years. The interesting side of this story is the lessons from the diversity of cultures experienced which I am grateful for.

Research Interests

    Managerial Decision Making: behavioral, data-driven perspectives
    Knowledge Management, particularly, in the presence of social networks and enterprise networks of practice
    Digital Transformation and E-business , including, and not limited to, the emergance of new disruptive business models.

Management & Executive Positions

    Sharif University of Technology, Graduate School of Management and Economics (GSME):Dean (2015-2019); Vice dean on Executive Training Programs (2011-2015), Vice-Dean of Education (2007-2009)
    Industrial Management Institute (IMI), Vice Chancellor of Education (2013-2014)
    Sharif University of Technology, e-Learning Center, Manager (2012-2013)
    Salehan Institute of Higher Education, Board of Trustees, member (2010- )
    Mehralborz Institute of Higher Education (MIHE), Vice-Dean of Education (2007-2010)
    Tehran Municipality:
    Advisor to the Deputy Mayor on Traffic & Transport (2005-2006); Member of Board of Directors, in Tehran Traffic Control Co., PaykeBadpa Co., Tehran Comprehensive Traffic & Transport Studies Co., (2005-2007)
    Ministry of Roads and Transportation:
    Member of High Council of ICT appointed by the Minister & member of ICT committee- the governance body of TAKFA projects within organizations affiliated to the ministry (2001-2005), Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Transport Economics (2001-2002)
    Metra Consulting Engineers Co:
    Deputy CEO of Systems & Management Development,Senior Advisor to the CEO (2001-2005)
    Iran Railway Company:
    Bureau of Informatics and Statistics, Manager (1991-1994); Advisory Office to the CEO, System Analyst (1990-1991)
    Nazmavaran Co., System Analyst (1988-1990)