Category Archives: Business and entrepreneurship

Omid R. Kordestani was named one of Time’s “100 People who shape our world”

  Omid R. Kordestani (Persian: امید کردستانی‎) is an Iranian-American businessman who works as senior advisor to the Office of the CEO and Founders at Google He graduated with an electrical engineering degree from San Jose State University.he entered Stanford … Continue reading

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Dr. Siavash Mahdavi inventor and entrepreneur – His inventions are used in multiple fields : Orthopaedics, Aerospace, Formula one, …

Siavash Mahdavi was born in Tehran, Iran on 18 February 1980. is an inventor and entrepreneur living and based in London. His work in the fields of Engineering and Design have revolutionized many products and design paradigms. His work in … Continue reading

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Navid Khonsari Iranian–Canadian video game, film and graphic novel writer, director and producer

Navid Khonsari (Persian: نوید خونساری‎) Born 1970 is an Iranian–Canadian video game, film and graphic novel writer, director and producer. He left for Canada after the 1979 Revolution with his family. He graduated from the University of British Columbia and … Continue reading

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Salar Kamangar – Senior executive at Google and former CEO of YouTube

Salar Kamangar (Persian: سالار کمانگر‎; born 1977 in Tehran) is a senior executive at Google and former CEO of Google’s YouTube brand. He was the 9th employee to join Google. He joined after graduating from Stanford in 1998. Kamangar created … Continue reading

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Nima Behnoud, the designer of the Nimany brand

Perhaps only a few people imagined that imprinting Persian alphabet letters or verses from Persian poets on articles of clothing would generate interest among young people. The various designs that Iranian born Nima Behnoud, the designer of the Nimany brand, … Continue reading

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Arash Ferdowsi – Dropbox co-founder

Pars Equality Center (PEC) and more than 800 guests celebrated its 4th Annual Nowruz Gala in honor of the Persian New Year at San Francisco’s Marriott Waterfront Burlingame Hotel. … A special highlight at this year’s gala was Uber investor and PEC advisory board member Shervin Pishevar (Sherpa Ventures) awarding … Continue reading

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Kamran Elahian – Philathropist and holder of the Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award

Kamran Elahian (born 1954) is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Global Catalyst Partners, an international, multistage, technology-oriented venture capital firm. GCP has invested in leading-edge technology companies in the U.S., China, Japan and Israel. Kamran serves on the boards of … Continue reading

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