Sima Alikani is a management consultant with over eighteen years of consulting experience leading global initiatives for startup to Fortune 500 companies. She focuses on technology and business strategy, strategic operations analysis and optimization, business process design and re-engineering and enterprise information systems. In addition to working with companies like Apple, Genentech and Honeywell, she has supported nonprofit organizations including the YWCA and American Red Cross. Sima holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from San Francisco State University with a focus on Operations Management and Information Systems.
The San Francisco Human Services Agency administers social service programs to promote the wellbeing and self-sufficiency of more than 200,000 low-income and vulnerable individuals. The Agency hired Sima to analyze data the agency is collecting through its newly upgraded systems and to integrate that analysis into its strategic planning and business processes. This effort helped tailor the program to fit client needs in real time and equip the agency to make better informed planning and resource allocation decisions to serve the needs of the community in the long-term.