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This profile was last updated on 7/21/15  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Mr. Jahm Najafi

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Chief Executive Officer

Phone: (602) ***-****  HQ Phone
Najafi Companies
The Esplanade 2525 East Camelback Road Suite 850
Phoenix , Arizona 85016
United States

Company Description: Najafi Companies is an International private investment firm based in Phoenix, Arizona, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, London and holdings in...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Masters , Business and Economics
    Harvard University
  • B.A. , Economics and Political Science
    University of California , Berkeley
  • B.A. , Economics and Political Science
    University of California
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Jahm Najafi, CEO - Najafi Companies, 21 July 2015 [cached]
Jahm Najafi, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Najafi has been the CEO of Najafi Companies since 2002. He was a partner and COO of Pivotal Group from 1990 to 2002. He worked at Salomon Brothers Investment Banking, now a division of Citigroup, from 1986 to 1990.
Mr. Najafi earned his Masters in Business and Economics from Harvard University after earning his B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. He is Vice Chairman for the Phoenix Suns and an A Governor on the board of the National Basketball Association. He is active with the World Presidents' Organization, Urban Land Institute and served as Chair of the Board of Trustees of Phoenix Country Day School. Additionally, he has served on Arizona State University's Committee for Design Excellence, the Board of Directors for the Phoenix Symphony and Phoenix Metropolitan Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, as well as other civic organizations. He is a founding partner of Social Venture Partners Arizona, which is a pooled, philanthropic fund that "invests" in emerging nonprofit organizations in a manner analogous to a venture capital fund investing in an emerging business.
Najafi Companies - Senior Management, 21 July 2015 [cached]
Jahm Najafi, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Najafi oversees and directs Najafi Companies initiatives.
ExcitePR, 10 Feb 2003 [cached]
Jahm Najafi, chief executive of Pivotal Group, who would not identify the company, predicts that within two to four years, "it will be a great time to take these companies public again."
Nevertheless, investors like Mr. Najafi are betting on an interesting year."I wish I had 40 people working in this space," he says.
Pivotal Private Equity Acquires Network Solutions - Whois Finder™, 30 Mar 2006 [cached]
"The acquisition of Network Solutions fits well into our strategy of investing in companies that shape the future of the communications industry," said Jahm Najafi, chief executive officer of Pivotal Private Equity. "Market demand for the Web presence services Network Solutions provide, such as web sites, professional e-mail and domain names, is growing. The company is in a unique position to take the majority of this growth given their large base of more than 4 million business and consumer customers."
The acquisition of Network Solutions complements Pivotal Private Equity's recent agreement to purchase the assets of Pacific Crossing Ltd. (PCL), the undersea fiber optic telecommunications network connecting Japan with the United States , Najafi said.
According to Najafi, Network Solutions will continue to provide superior service for its customers; develop innovative, value-added products; and build new channels of distribution to enhance market growth.
* Jahm Najafi, CEO of Pivotal Private Equity. His previous experience with Salomon Brothers in New York and Los Angeles provides him with a diverse background involving institutional investments. He is fluent in the creation of alternative financing structures and the implementation of effective performance enhancement strategies. Mr. Najafi earned his Masters in Business and Economics from Harvard University after earning his B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of California , Berkeley .
Board of Trustees | Phoenix Country Day School, 16 Sept 2015 [cached]
Jahm Najafi
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