District Director’s Report
am happy to introduce you to Bahar Gidwani, who will become the new
CEO of the ACBL on July 1st, replacing Robert Hartman, who has resigned
in order to take over a family business in Florida.
Bahar is currently the CEO and Co-Founder of CSRHub, a tech business
which has built the world's largest database of sustainability information.
Bahar designed CSRHub's patented data aggregation system and leads the
company's business development and marketing activities.
a link to a video of Bahar on TV talking about his company.
to that he was the CEO & Founder of Index Stock Imagery. Bahar launched
the first on-line stock photo agency. With the support of three major
venture capital firms, Bahar acquired fourteen companies and built Index
into one of the largest companies in the photo industry.
Bahar is a person who really understands technology since he has founded,
built and grown tech-based businesses for more than 25 years.
was also a Vice President and Partner at Kidder, Peabody and is a certified
has played the game of bridge since the age of eight and has an understanding
of what is needed to bring the ACBL forward. He will be relocating from
New York City to Memphis to head operations at the ACBL.
has an undergraduate degree (magna cum laude) from Amherst College and
an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker scholar.
We are excited to have him head our organization.