Sy Fahimi serves as a Member of the Executive Team and Operating Partner at Symphony Technology Group. He was Executive-in-Residence at the firm. Fahimi leads the strategy and innovation charter across several portfolio companies. Until 2012, Fahimi was In Charge of Yahoo's Monetization and Emerging Market products. Prior to 2012, he held various Vice President positions including Head of Yahoo's Advertising Products globally, which also encompassed mobile, video, and social monetization. He ran Yahoo Small Business and Emerging Markets Products for the company. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Adteractive, Inc. He joined Adteractive in October 2005. He served as the Managing Director of West Coast Office of SSA & Company, LLC since January 26, 2009. Fahimi has diverse experience with privately held, venture-backed and large public technology companies, along with SSA & Company's long-standing consulting credibility and process improvement thought leadership. Prior to joining Adteractive, Fahimi spent most of his career in senior executive positions at Fortune 500 companies including Intuit, Sun Microsystems, and General Electric, where he held several executive positions including Operations, Marketing, Sales Ops, Risk Management, Quality, Finance, and Org./Process Excellence. During his tenure at GE, he became a certified Master Black Belt in the Six Sigma methodology, and served in two Vice President Positions. Fahimi began his career at GE, where he provided audit and consulting services to a wide variety of business units around the globe. In 2000, he joined Sun Microsystems as a Director of Six Sigma Quality and Customer Advocacy. After becoming a Senior Director of Global Sales Operations at Sun, he joined Intuit Corporation in a number of operating, customer advocacy, and process/organizational leadership roles. As an active entrepreneur over the last ten years, he has served as an Advisor, Investor or Board Member to several technology enabled start-ups such as Mint (Intuit), Empire Avenue, Sales Portal, Progresso Financiero, Blackfire Research Corporation, as well as being the Co-Founder of Compliant Innovations. Fahimi served as an Advisor, providing consulting services and early stage investment guidance to select start-up companies in Silicon Valley. He has been a Director of Empire Avenue Inc. since December 10, 2013. He has experience in international software, e-commerce, and digital media. Fahimi earned an M.B.A. from the Anderson School of Business at UCLA and a Bachelors degrees from University of California at Berkeley in and EconomicsEngineering .
Co-Founder and CEO
2012 - Current (over 4 years)
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