Our Company

Q4 Global Enterprise Managed Solutions Inc. (Q4 GEMS) is a Management & Technology Consulting firm that has delivered a variety of effective and productive solutions to organizations that span several Disciplines and Industries. Founded in Toronto, Canada, Q4 GEMS has seen itself grow into an international company having served its partners and clients for over 10 years across the globe.

Team
Q4 Global - Q4 Solutions has developed a highly proven group of consultants with diverse backgrounds from all walks of life. From aggressive engagements to multi-platform multi-national solutions, our team brings a Results Oriented skill set unique to the times we live in.

Values
Q4 Solutions is built on the principle that consultants should deliver Business Results - not just reports and recommendations to their clients.

We engage in assignments that we believe will deliver true business Value to our clients rather than conventional deliverables where the approach is to prepare today and expect results in the future.

Q4 Global - Q4 Solutions is a Management & Technology Consulting firm that has delivered a variety of effective and productive solutions to organizations that span several Disciplines and Industries. Founded in Toronto, Canada, Q4 Global - Q4 Solutions has seen itself grow into an international company having served its partners and clients for over 10 years across the globe.

Team
Q4 Global - Q4 Solutions has developed a highly proven group of consultants with diverse backgrounds from all walks of life. From aggressive engagements to multi-platform multi-national solutions, our team brings a Results Oriented skill set unique to the times we live in.

Values
Q4 Solutions is built on the principle that consultants should deliver Business Results - not just reports and recommendations to their clients.

We engage in assignments that we believe will deliver true business Value to our clients rather than conventional deliverables where the approach is to prepare today and expect results in the future.

Traditional consulting model is not enough anymore ...

Q4 Solutions, Toronto, Canada was founded in 2004 on the philosophy that client need business results - not just reports and recommendations from their consultants.

Based on High Impact and Value Driven Collaborative Consulting principles, we create management, technology and investment solutions that deliver business value to our clients in addition to conventional deliverables. That is why even in Technology engagements we focus on business results rather than only implementations and roll outs.

When you commit to achieve RESULTS that make positive impact all the way to your Quarter IV (Q4) bottom line, we can be your partner.

From North America to Middle East, major corporations to small companies, government agencies to not-for-profit groups, we have worked on varied initiatives and achieved significant results in shortest possible time. In 2005, regional office, Jeddah is established to serve businesses embracing the challenges to be the best in their class by adopting latest technology & management solutions.

We will be proud to show you what your team, using our approach, can achieve.

At Q4 Solutions; we convert inefficiencies into productivity to grow client's business by providing practical solutions and knowledge growing activities to people doing the work ...
Right solution is right only if the organization can make it work. Without Implementation capacity at every level-from the grass roots on up large-scale changes and innovations have little chance for success. Our all engagements develop this vital capability across the organization. Our projects produce results quickly, introduce new work patterns, build capacity and enable participants to learn a variety of lessons.

Our Consulting Practice is woven around three key drivers for business growth: Process, People and Technology - that are seamlessly integrated through an effective Change Management framework. We collaborate with our clients to deliver assured benefits.

At first glance, all top-level consultants may seem similar. Their resumes, presentations and fees don't differ much - but they can be very different to work with. They also have very different track records. Since Q4's founding, our passion for achieving results for our clients has driven our firm.

So, what do we believe? We believe in the achievement of short-term results that scale into major improvements; more specifically, the quarter based projects Q1, Q2, Q3 & Q4 with specific business Value brings the long term organizational change because this is how companies measure and control their Business PERFORMANCE. This approach generates real-time insights about long-term goals and strategies that build front line capacity to make change happen. This approach has practically delivered results to fuel organic growth, rapidly integrate acquisitions, and convert strategies into action and results.
Founding Partners came together to build Q4 Solutions as a Result focused consulting firm bringing over 30 years of combine business & technology experience. Each of us shares a passion for translating strategy into value adding solutions and profound results in a way that develops sustained improvements and growth.

Salman Arain
Salman is a Founding Partner and President at Q4 Solutions. By profession he is a Business Transformation facilitator who works with organizations internationally. He has more than 17 years experience helping organizations to develop practical solutions to achieve desired business results.

Salman specializes in the areas of Business Transformation, Change Management, Organization Development, Business Process Improvement, Post Acquisition Integrations, KAIZEN Methodology, IT Effectiveness, Project Management and Business Applications Implementations.

Salman has helped many organizations to achieve dramatic step-ups in performance while also developing stronger leadership and management processes. He is a frequent advisor to CEOs and other senior executives who want to take their organizations to the next level. Salman also has worked extensively with corporate staff specialists and internal consultants to help them improve the bottom-line impact of their professional contributions.

His experiences are at the senior management level and include extensive work across Canada, the United States, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Pakistan. Salman's approach is always simple, pragmatic, yet innovative, and designed to the specific needs of the organization. Consequently, he has brought significant improvement for his clients through capacity building projects and capability enhancement exercises.

Salman has primarily worked with companies like Intercontinental, Crown Plaza, Holiday Inn Hotels, HP Professional Services, Transcontinental Printing & Publishing in North America and Arabian Cement Company, Pepsi International, ULKER Foods, Al-Rajhi Industries and Savola Group of Saudi Arabia.

He holds an MBA with specialization on Management Information Systems. Salman has certifications and affiliations from KAIZEN Institute, Information Systems Audit & Control Association (ISACA), Business Process Management Group (BPMG), Project Management Institute (PMI) and Certified Management Accountants (CMA) of Ontario. He has studied at York University and University of Toronto, Canada.

Mian Aziz
Mian has been delivering quality information technology and security solutions for various high-profile clients. A career consultant, he has an established reputation of delivering insightful and measurable client benefits through his get-involved participation in their various initiatives. He maintains a current understanding of the IT and operational issues confronting businesses today and the skills with which to address them. Whether through identifying enhanced processes or sharing his insights for new product and service opportunities, his suggestions invariably result in welcome bottom line client benefits.

A problem solver, Mian is often called upon to discover and resolve issues of inefficiency or inoperability in business or information systems processes. He has managed large complex businesses and IS integration projects, designed complex network infrastructures, and helped many companies improve their internal service-delivery processes.

Gerald McGroarty
For over 20 years, Gerald McGroarty has been an exceptional leader, coach and business strategist in the Canadian sports and media industry. He uses his coaching and facilitation skills to help organizations hone their people management expertise. He creates a comfortable, collaborative and positive learning environment, which allows individuals and teams to reach their full potential.
Gerald helps customers achieve superior results. He takes a facilitative approach, provides solid, astute recommendations, and sees them through to successful implementation. His Areas of expertise are;
  • Organization design
  • Job Evaluation & Employee Assessment
  • Strategy development and implementation
  • Management practices and systems
As the former Publisher of The Hockey News, he led one of sport’s most respected magazines into the digital era and developed it into a global brand. The award-winning magazine has subscribers in over 44 countries and is still recognized as the authoritative voice in the world of hockey.

Prior to transitioning into the publishing industry, he was National Program Director for CHUM Radio’s TEAM Sports Radio Network and was instrumental in the success of TEAM 990 Montreal, Team 1040 Vancouver and The FAN 960 in Calgary. Before joining CHUM, he was General Manager of Radio for The Score Television Network, one of Canada’s most innovative sports channels, and he began his career with Telemedia Network Radio and The Fan 590. During his 12-year tenure, he was a multiple international award-winning writer/producer and held a number of positions including Creative Director.
His legacy as a leader is in building teams and empowering a workforce to excel and exceed. Two decades of experiences at the highest level of sports and media has made the move to a leadership and branding consultant, performance management trainer, executive coach and motivational speaker.
Gerald is a graduate of The University of Toronto’s Strategic Leadership Program and is also a leadership instructor at the prestigious institution. He is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) and a Leadership Coach at the Leadership Action Centre in Toronto.

 

Syed Farman Iqbal
Syed Farman is an Engineering graduate with MBA, having overall 15 years of diversified experience, dedicated 8 years exposure for SAP implementation and support services globally. He has gone through variety of challenges successfully. The spirit of achievement, leadership and teamwork are manifested in all assignments - marked by string of awards throughout. Syed has successfully implemented SAP solutions across various industries in Asia, Middle and Far Eastas a Project Manager.

His excellent knowledge & project experience in the area of FICO & supply Chain Management (logistic) modules help him in providing industry best practices, functionalities & turnkey solutions for achieving targets during tight schedule time lines in cost effective manner.
Syed is a team player capable of leading multiple projects & teams. He managed projects with Client/customer-focused approach, having stringent scope control methods and formalized documentation Standards & controls. Ruthless his controls and documentation standards enable him effectively managed enhancement projects; outsource teams in the ICT environment within budget, on time with customer’s satisfaction. His area of Expertise includes:

  • Project Management
  • Change management
  • Business Process Optimization
  • Quality assurance
  • Bidding & Project Proposals
  • SAP Hands on exposure in:
  • SCM Planning & manufacturing
  • PP- PI, Discrete, Repetitive
  • Controlling - with excellent expertise in COPC & COPA
  • Materials Management
  • Plant Maintenance
  • Project Systems

Farman’s PMP & SAP certifications prove his solution architect ability & Project Management skills. He is calm, assertive, yet energetic, self-motivated, self-starter, hard working and sees every task as a challenge.He has SAP implementation exposure of the following industries and companies:

  • Cable manufacturing
  • Fire & safety equipment
  • Chemicals
  • Petrochemicals
  • Distribution
  • Automotive
  • Utilities Provider
  • Textiles
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • FMCG
  • Power Generations

 

Ammar Al-Madni
Ammar has over 7 years experience in the private sector. His strong Human Resources knowledge and operational background prepared him for consulting roles in a wide variety of fields. He successfully combines business, operating and technical requirements into solutions that make direct contributions to his customers' businesses. Ammar is bilingual (Arabic / English).
Areas of expertise
  • Human Resource Management Systems
  • Job Re-design
  • Employee Assessment
  • Interviews
  • Business process reviews
  • Saudi Labor Law

Testimonials

"So, in closing, I thank Q4 GEMS for their wisdom and guidance in shaping my IT decisions, and always available for support. With confidence and without wavering, I highly recommend Q4 GEMS, as they will provide the same high level of responsive service and support to others as they have provided to my office."

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