Founder and Board Director
Al Abhari founded AcademixDirect in 2004 and currently serves as a Board Director.
An innovative entrepreneur, he
has a successful track record of growing Internet businesses to profitability.
unique combination of technical expertise, marketing know-how and industry insight during a decade of business-building in the online media space.
In 1999, he founded Streetline, a digital marketing company specializing in online advertising services for the leading insurance carriers across the U.S.
into one of the top three online media providers serving 500+ insurance carriers and agents.
In 1996, Al founded Trade Connections, a B-to-B barter exchange that leveraged technology to manage systematic barter transactions between manufacturers, retailers, and service providers.
was subsequently sold to the American Trade Association
Outside the office, Al
has a passion for endurance sports, including cycling and running, along with high performance and classic cars.
loves spending time with his
wife and two daughters.
Al holds a BS in Management Information Systems from San Jose State University.
speaks Farsi fluently.