Azadeh Akbari is the founder Diversity Series and CEO of Lync Media Group, a unique B2B events company
providing a platform for key industry leaders and decision-makers to connect and solve the most
pressing challenges facing their individual sectors. Additionally, a core element of Azadeh’s
vision and focus for Lync Media Group is to utilise the company’s position to help the wider
community and bridge the gap between private sector and not-for-profits. As such, a
percentage of all projects in 2017 at Lync Media Group are donated to UNHCR (The UN Refugee Agency), given the life changing work they do globally.
Prior to founding Lync Media Group, Azadeh has worked across a range of industries and
markets including media, technology, renewable energies, oil and gas, CSR in mining and
metals, and healthcare in Europe, Australia, U.S. and MENA region. Throughout her career,
Azadeh has held various roles in senior management, training, and mentoring, content and
commercial strategy and implementation, portfolio launch and development, P&L and strategic
business management. Azadeh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology
from the University of Sydney. She is also an aspiring novelist and passionate about human rights activism.