Abe Nasser, the founder of Rumi Awards, is a San Francisco-based software solution architect and entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in technology across industries.
Rumi Awards founded based on the core principles of Rumi to bring unity & love to the world community through a universal theme based on the principles of humanism, arts, media, literature, business, music, fashion and love itself.
With a software engineering background, he has founded international multi-million dollar businesses to make the world a better place.
Abe Nasser worked for high-profile technology companies such as Cisco, Intel, Google, Verizon, Lockheed Martin, Fastly, Lumen, and IBM among others, where he was responsible for software engineering, system development, systems integration and sales/training enablement for multi-billion dollar technology partner companies around the globe.
Abe’s Super Bowl video streaming project at Fastly in 2019 was a success story for all those millions of viewers who watched the game as well as for the entire Fastly & CBS team.
Abe has a proven track record of success in real estate where he was ranked #2 in sales in the State of Nevada in 2005/2006 within one of the largest real estate companies in the world, RE/MAX. He is the founder of an array of real estate marketplace platforms including goHighrise.com, DubaiHighrises.com and VegasCityCenter.com. His real estate marketplace solution is one of the first AI enabled real estate platforms with end-end workflow automation.
Abe launched Rumi Awards in 2013 to promote love and diversity in the center of world’s entertainment, Las Vegas. Rumi Awards has held over 20 world-class and high-caliber events including business awards, music awards, media awards and fashion awards with close to a million social media followers in 50+ countries. Rumi’s message of love resonates with every background and way of life.
Nasser’s passion in developing AI enabled marketplaces and automating business workflows across industries using artificial intelligence for IT automation and custom business automation solutions are experienced across his ventures around the world. He has achieved over 20 badges and 100s of industry certifications from IBM, Google, Azure, AWS and Salesforce, mostly related to AI & Automation, in the past 1 1/2 years alone. Abe was on the 1.5% top IBM learners 2022/2023 and is followed by over a million social media members!
He is the author of Ten Thousands Prayers, and innovator of an array of fast growing AI enabled news & media platforms with 7 million monthly web hits and growing rapidly.
Pam Phan, Rumi Awards VP APAC Relation, is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, investor and Vietnamese community leader in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is holding a number of positions including current title holder as Ms. Senior Vietnam Universe.
Former Ms. Global Nations Ambassador 2018.
Her mission is to provide extraordinary women around the world whether they are single, married, separated, divorced or widowed, a path to showcase their accomplishments and talents, make new friends and enjoy the experience and challenges of a beautiful life.
Her success stories include:
– Vice President American Asian Pacific Islander at Rumi Awards
-Founder/CEO of American Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce. Her job is to connect with the Vietnamese from all over the countries to promote their business through the Chamber of Commerce and to give back to the community and becoming recognized philanthropists is one of the most important goals.
-Charter President at Las Vegas Vietnamese-American Lions Club to Empower Volunteers to serve their communities from Our Lady of Lavang church to Buddhist Temples in Las Vegas, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions Clubs.
Las Vegas Vietnamese-American Lions Club is the only one Vietnamese Lions Club upholds their foundation’s mission to provide services and resources that enhance the quality of life to those who live, learn, work and play in our city and around the world and it’s member of Lion Clubs International was Charter on July 21, 2017. She has served more than 50,000 people from the City of Las Vegas, Vietnam and the Philippines.
-Culture Ambassador of CNY in the Desert.
For 12 years in Las Vegas She has helped to keep the
Vietnamese Culture through CNY in the Desert.
-She joined Asian Pacific Islander Council (APIC) and immensely proud to serve as Head Chair (2022-2024).
The Mission is to create, provide and operate a Las Vegas based nonprofit organization that serves, helps, supports and shares valuable data and resources. It includes local, county, state, national website links for educational, health care, civil, small businesses,
corporations and government information and resources that benefits the needs of the APIC communities with opportunities and results.
She was recognized and received an award from the City of Las Vegas as PAM PHAN DAY in 2019 and is recipient of the David Chow Humanitarian Foundation Award 2021 and 10 Asian Pacific Islander Outstanding Mothers of the year 2022.
“Nicole Duffel, is honored to be the Rumi World Ambassador!”
She is a recognized community leader for her fundraising support to our Veterans, Seniors and “special needs” children.
She has served as the Vice President and President of the International Culture Connections Club providing cultural productions honoring the diversity of our community!
She has the legacy of 8 consecutive pageant titles, and is the reigning Regency International Classic North America 2023!
She is a pageant coach, choreographer and judge for various national and international pageants!
She has contributed to the Foundation Assisting Seniors, the Disabled American Veterans and the Lifelong Dreams Performing Arts Program for special needs children.
She is the Dance Division Director for the Nevada Senior Games which awards gold, silver and bronze medals for competition in dance performance.
She holds 3 Gold Master level fitness certifications from the American Council on Exercise specializing in Group Fitness, Personal Training and Health and Lifestyle Management!
As a writer, director and choreographer of musical productions she has shared her talents to benefit many communities. She is the recipient of the Barry Friedman Performing Arts Award for her contributions to theater arts.
As the founder of the Anthem Jazz Dancers in 2002, Nicole directs and choreographs performances for the “Spotlight Spectacular”, a Las Vegas community senior benefit extravaganza, the Aging Wellness Expo and many other benefit events!
She has been invited to sing the national anthem at many international and cultural events in Las Vegas!
Rane Rose, Rumi Awards Sr. Strategic Advisor, is a multi-talented individual with a passion for performing arts, business, and music. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, a Master’s in Communication Research, a black belt certification in Six Sigma, and is currently pursuing graduate studies in Business and Management at Harvard Division of Continuing Education.
With years of experience in corporate sales and leadership across diverse industries, Rane has worked at an executive senior level in media sales, publishing, fintech, telco, and business process outsourcing. She is currently one of the partners at RMG, a New York-based (and registered) BPO company specializing in digital marketing and virtual assistant services, brands Sam & Co Pets, SERAPHIM, plie.style – more HERE.
In addition to her business ventures, Rane is also an entertainment personality. She is set to co-host Beyond the Influence TV show starting this May 2023 on one of the top 3 broadcasting networks in the US.
Previously, she was the main TV host of the business & politics segment of Vegas Unlimited TV aired on The CW channel 29, co-anchored a Sunday morning news show, and co-hosted a family-oriented cultural and performing arts TV show, both aired on Vegas TV KTUD 25.
She is an editorial model, gracing the front covers of fashion magazines (Parlay and AVANT Garde Magazine), voted as one of the Top 100 Women of Influence by MyVEGAS Magazine four years in a row, and was featured in RealVegas Magazine as one of the Top 50 Business Leaders in Las Vegas (2022), and consistently a part of Top 100 Women Who Wow.
Rane has appeared in several local TV commercials representing and endorsing cosmetic brands, skincare, health, and wellness products, and clothing lines.
Rane Rose is also a classical crossover singer with a soprano vocal range of 4 1/2 octaves. She has performed LIVE with world-class tenors and just released her fourth album, Un-Angel (March 2023). Prior to this latest album, Angel of Music (her third) features 13 classical crossover songs in 5 languages; Latin, French, Italian, Spanish, and English. All songs are available on Spotify, iTunes/Apple Music, Amazon and all major music distribution.
Rane Rose is a collaborator and values sharing and learning from others. She is open to new projects and ventures and encourages collaboration to achieve personal and professional growth.