Nadiya Merchant has more than 30 years of experience in the Information Technology industry. Nadiya has a dual MBA from Georgia State University (in Commercial Diplomacy and Executive Business Leadership) and Sorbonne Graduate Business school (in Business Organization and Management) from Paris, France. She has a Bachelors degree in computer science from York University in Toronto, Canada. She has worked for Cap Gemini America and IBM as a business intelligence Consultant/Trainer respectively.  

Nadiya has decades of experience in Human Resource Management, Training and organizational development in U.S, Canada, and India. Since 1994 Nadiya has worked with various clients and has provided consulting in talent management, recruiting, change management, employee development, business development, contract negotiation, client management, start-up businesses, project management, training, instructional design, internet marketing, E-commerce, website design and public speaking.  

Currently, Nadiya is a management/business IT consultant, a trainer, and a mediator. She serves at SCORE Atlanta as a Chairwoman and a Business mentor.