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DTT Leadership Team Bios: Sam Naficy
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Sam Naficy is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of DTT, a company he founded in 1999.
is by nature a serial entrepreneur and has founded numerous companies in a variety of industries.
has approximately 20 years of active business experience at senior executive levels in business sectors including but not limited to: pharmaceuticals, retail/distribution, quick service restaurant development, and technology.
In October of 1998, in the midst of the technology and internet boom, Naficy incorporated Drive Thru Technology (DTT).
With a keen interest in the food industry, specifically the concept of franchising, DTT
was formed to supply technology solutions to the restaurant and hospitality industries and has emerged as the premier manufacturer of digital surveillance products to this niche market.
Prior to DTT Inc., Naficy founded The NORG Group which entered into Joint Venture agreements with the 99 Cents Only Corporation (a publicly traded company on the NYSE--NDN).
established joint venture partners for the 99 Cents Only Corporation
in China, Guatemala and Mexico.
Those relationships continue to this day; however, NORG
is no longer involved.
Prior to The NORG Group, Naficy established Daru Nardin, a pharmaceutical brokerage firm specializing in the Middle East.
Sam is an active member of the Young Presidents Organization and currently acts as the chairman of its membership committee.
He is also involved with non-profits dedicated to under privileged children and is a former board member of the Los Angeles Boys and Girls Club.
is active in charitable organizations with significant contributions to The National Kidney Foundation
, St. Jude's Children's Hospital
of Social Service, and Northridge Hospital
to name a few.
In June of 2013, Sam Naficy
was named Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year for Greater Los Angeles.
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