Bassam is the creator of a motivational framework called Colipera, which utilizes the notion of collective inspiration and personal accountability and he conducts goal-setting classes, group Colipera sessions, and one on one coaching through his 5-9 Maximization program. Additionally, he is the author of The Accountability Effect, the creator of the online goal-setting course called: Ready. Set. Finish, a co-founder of the Brooklyn-based Nomading Film Festival, and the co-creator of Magnet, a networking event that creates relationships and connects ideas. Bassam has been to 43 countries, has worked as a nuclear engineer at Pearl Harbor, holds a Mechanical Engineering Degree and a Green MBA, is a LEED AP, a certified Carbon Reduction Manager and used to be the Director of Operations of Omnibuild.