Title: Senior Principal
Company: Paramount Strategies, LLC
Location: Irvine, California, United States
Syed Ali Rizvi, Senior Principal at Paramount Strategies, LLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in business management.
Immigrating to the United States at the age of 16, Mr. Rizvi pursued a higher education at Weber State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in computer science in 1983. Serving in various positions within Colorado and California in technology-related roles, he attended the Graziadio Business School at Pepperdine University and earned a Master of Business Administration in 1994. Subsequently, he became employed by IBM in 1996, where he served as a consultant, managing consultant, executive consultant, senior managing consultant of strategy and change, and associate partner until 2011. A member of the starting team within their technology consulting division, he was delegated to managing various teams and created processes.
From there, Mr. Rizvi served Infosys as principal of process and domain in manufacturing consulting services between 2011 and 2014, and from 2015 to 2017, was an independent consultant. Since 2018, he has excelled as a senior principal at Paramount Strategies, LLC. Holding certification as an IBM Business Transformation Professional, he is especially proud of traveling to four different countries in Europe while pursuing his Master’s degree, including Germany. Relocating to East Berlin as he knew how to speak fluent German, he worked on a project with several researchers in which he was the only individual in the program who did not hold a doctorate degree.
Early on in his career, Mr. Rizvi notes that he worked as a dishwasher in the United States prior to embarking on his professional career within his areas of interest. Immensely proud of the progress he has made, he intends to experience the continued growth and success of his career in the forthcoming future. He is married with four children and currently resides in Irvine, California.
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