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Executive and technologist Reza Mahdavi joins CMG

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Reza Mahdavi, a seasoned  and highly successful executive, technologist and consultant with an extraordinary mix of business and applied-technology experience and results, has joined Cambridge Management Group (CMG) as a senior adviser.

Client leaders and project teams benefit from his emotional intelligence and resilient energy. He is both an award-winning manager and a highly effective teacher.

He brings these strengths to help CMG clients increase customer use of clients’ health services, software and related services. He helps to make process analytics and patient-specific data swiftly available and understandable to clients. CMG is integrating Mr. Mahdavi’s experience with existing CMG services to guide client teams launching bundled episodes of health services and further focus on improving clinicians’ effective use of software.

Mr. Mahdavi is celebrated for his ability to help clients use integrated platforms and other technology with ease and with maximum effectiveness. In doing so, he assists healthcare organizations as they learn to develop a seamless experience for patients and providers.

He notes: “Healthcare will be impacted in ways that we can’t possibly imagine today. The culture change involved in getting us from here to there is my interest. I have spent my life understanding cultures of organizations and what moves people to do what they do. I focus on guiding customers to best use the technologies that will help them prosper.’’

Reza Mahdavi has been an executive at five high-technology companies – Cisco Systems Inc.;; Actility Inc.; Anevia Group Inc., and Ipanema Technologies Inc. In all his posts he has shown very strong management, sales and planning capabilities even as he has kept up to the minute in new technology.

He is probably best known for his work at Cisco Systems, where, among other duties, he led the company’s sales and service operations in developing nations. In this post, he helped make the region the company’s highest growth region in the world. And so for three years running he was named Cisco’s vice president of the year.

As Cisco’s vice president for corporate affairs and general manager of its Global Learning Network he created a team from engineering, product management, product marketing, service and consulting who created a program to make Cisco synonymous with education. Mr. Mahdavi’s teaching/consulting skills made this particularly appropriate.

Reza Mahdavi, who is based in Cambridge, Mass., and Paris, has a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Bridgewater State University, in Massachusetts, and an executive MBA from the Stanford Business School.

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