Mike Jani is an international business & management consultant, specializing in the franchising industry. With over 20 years’ background in the IT industry and 10 years in franchising, Mike has extensive experience in business planning, corporate financial planning, financial modeling, business operations, marketing, and venture capital investment.
As a business coach and consultant, Mike Jani has been a strategic advisor to CEOs and business leaders in the United States and internationally.
Mike is a California licensed Real Estate Professional and works with Karen Sunday as a partner in their commercial services division “Fortune Business Services”, which is part of Karen Sunday & Associates, Inc.
For nearly a decade, Mike has helped numerous franchises develop and grow their franchise systems, expand into new markets, build high performance leadership teams, improve productivity, and increase revenue and profitability. To his credit, Mike has helped companies sign more than 100 domestic (US) and international multi-unit franchise agreements, including master franchises in the Middle East (GCC countries), India, Turkey and Germany. These agreements envisage development of more than 200 franchise units.
With a foresight spanning 10 to 20 years on the horizon, Mike has worked with a wide range of franchises, with a focus on food franchises based in the United States. He has extensive knowledge of how franchise systems operate, expand and become highly valued brands. As an expert in strategic planning, Mike has provided consulting services to new & emerging companies in the US food industry. Mike has also advised large operators (franchisees) and helped them acquire new brands for expansion in their regions / countries. He also provides training and coaching in the strategic and operational aspects of management.
An avid entrepreneur, Mike promotes entrepreneurship and is constantly learning and improving to live a better version of his own life, make things work better in business, tackle obstacles and ultimately become a better strategic advisor and coach. He lives in the Los Angeles area and is passionate about everything outdoor including biking, hiking & barbecuing.