Paris Blockchain Week 2024


Moodi Mahmoudi


Co-Founder & CEO


Moodi is the Co-Founder and CEO of NEXT — an AI-powered product discovery platform that turns customer calls into product insights. Whether to validate day-to-day product decisions or big-picture ideas, NEXT puts product discovery on autopilot by delivering insights backed by customer reels. Clients include Deloitte, Bosch, PaperCut, Wahi, and hundreds of other organizations that bring customers into every decision. Before NEXT, Moodi was VP for Optimal, a private-equity-backed SAP solutions provider. There, he was part of the management team that raised $100 million to accelerate growth and international expansion, which led to the company’s acquisition by NTT Data Corporation. Moodi joined Optimal after the successful 2008 acquisition of KBMS, a leading provider of SAP-based solutions he founded in 2005. Moodi started his first venture in his McGill dorm room in 1999, building Canada’s first online classified ads company, Moodi studied at McGill University and MIT Sloan, holds an MBA from INSEAD and is a guest lecturer at Product School.