Massoud Abbasi was born in 1982, in Tehran, Iran. His family fled war to Turkey in 1987, where they were refugees, until arriving in Canada in 1989. He holds a Bachelors of Commerce, BA English & Philosophy and an MBA from McMaster University. A successful finance professional turned entrepreneur as the President and Founder of Omega Group, a leading executive lifestyle, events management and marketing company, he is an increasingly influential public figure in Toronto. Upon the death of his father in 2013, a writer and journalist, he became inspired to follow in his footsteps and pursue his own passion and lifelong dream of writing. Mining his father and family’s story, while utilizing his innate passion and capacity for writing, he penned and had published his debut novel, Seeker of Horizons, over a period of one year.