Maher brings an impressive 26+ year track record of impact across technology, retail, consumer, private equity, and financial services industries. He specializes in growth, AI, innovation, marketing and sales, digital, business building, product development, and solving complex strategic and operational issues. He brings extensive experience working with enterprises to leverage AI and technology to capture growth and productivity and has held multiple operator roles with P&L responsibility.

Recently, he was the President and COO of NAX, an AI-powered software and services company that finds, builds, and runs new businesses and products for corporates. Previously, he held senior roles at Accenture (Senior Managing Director leading North America Growth Strategy), BCG Digital Ventures (Partner & Managing Director leading North America), and McKinsey (co-led Digital & Advanced Analytics Businesses).

Key Engagements and Career Highlights:

  • Delivered incremental $1B in 12 months through various demand generation actions (e.g., marketing, pricing, product, merchandising, etc.) for a global e-commerce brand.
  • First-of-its-kind platform that leverages AI trained by corporate and proprietary data sets for opportunity white space identification, signal processing, and rapid software development where product development cost can be reduced by 50%.
  • Commercialized over 150 disruptive digital businesses and products (example exit: $200M acquisition for the company three years after founding).
  • Drove enterprise-wide synergies across BUs to drive 3-5X market cap growth in five years for a consumer technology company.
  • Private equity turn-arounds for portfolio companies to drive 10-15%  EBIT growth in 6-9 months.
  • In twelve months, increased revenue by 2X and margin by 4X while holding P&L responsibility for the North America region.
  • Prominent music streaming service launch and scaling to first millions of paid subscribers.

Maher's thought leadership extends beyond the boardroom, with publications in prestigious outlets like Harvard Business Review and Forbes. He holds an Engineering degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from the University of Georgia.