Nima Bakhtiary brings more than 20 years of experience in software and business consulting, and implementation of complex and multi-national financial, manufacturing, and supply chain solutions leveraging Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Life Cycle Management (PLM), Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS), Demand Planning, Lean and Just-in-Time manufacturing. Bakhtiary has led and managed many projects developing and implementing business solutions for high tech contract and outsourced manufacturing, heavy industrial, automotive, aerospace, and retail industries leveraging ERP packages such as SAP, Oracle, QAD/MFG Pro, Microsoft Dynamics AX, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Prior to Arbela, Bakhtiary was Practice Director responsible for Unisys Microsoft Business Solutions Practice focusing in Microsoft Dynamics AX and CRM solutions and VP of Vertical Markets for QAD. Nima joined QAD from RiverOne, Inc., a high tech industry supply chain software and service provider, where he served as president and chief operating officer. Prior to his tenure at RiverOne, he served as executive vice president at Adexa, a provider of supply chain management and advanced planning and scheduling solutions.