Mr. Abbaei is the co-founder and a Managing Partner at Naples Technology Ventures LLC, and a senior advisor to EveryIncome, an online platform and income solution company where users learn how to improve their income, partner with the right experts, gain insights, and access institutional-quality income products and services.
Mr. Abbaei retired from Broadridge Solutions Inc. where he served as Vice Chairman and Head of Broadridge Customer Communications, a multi-channel communications business which services more than 900 clients and over 138 million consumers, with a revenue of more than $1.5 billion. He joined the company in July 2016 when he sold DST Systems’ North American customer communications business to Broadridge and created the industry’s premier customer communications provider.
Mike has been a visionary executive throughout his career and involved in a number of major M&A activities, transformations, turn arounds and growth initiatives. Prior to joining Broadridge, Mike served as Head of DST Customer Communications, overseeing DST’s customer communications business segment. Before that, he served as President of DST Brokerage Solutions, where Mike shaped the company’s strategic direction for U.S. broker-dealers.
He previously served as Managing Partner for Finix Business Strategies and CEO of Finix Converge both of which he founded and subsequently sold to DST Systems Inc. At Finix, Mike was responsible for the firm’s overall advisory and social networking services and worked directly with asset managers, brokerage firms, financial institutions and Fortune 2000 companies.
His executive leadership positions include serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Information and Operations Officer at Legg Mason and President of Legg Mason Technology Services. Mike has also served in leadership roles with Kidder Peabody, Lehman Brothers, CS First Boston and Bell Laboratories.
Mike holds a master’s degree in Industrial Management and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.