Shervin Pishevar has filled many roles during his professional career. He has been an entrepreneur and has launched several companies in the technology industry. He has also been an angel investor who has also served a number of startups as a professional advisor. He has also published scientific papers as a researcher. At present he is the chairman of board of Hyperloop Technologies Inc a business he co-founded. He also co-founded another company called Sherpa Capital for which he was the managing director.
After graduating from high school Shervin Pishevar attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned his bachelor’s degree. After graduating he entered the technology industry where he founded a number of companies. These included companies like Social Gaming Network, HyperOffice, and Webs.com. Over the years he has invested in many tech company startups. To date he has invested in more than 60 such companies that include advertising technology firms, mobile, search, media, and social commerce.
WebOS is a firm that Shervin Pishevar established in 1997 and for which he was the Chief Executive Officer. He then cofounded another tech company, Application Corporation, in 2001 along with a financial services company called Seges Capital. In that same year he cofounded Ionside Interactive where he was involved in all aspects of the company. He was this company’s head of product, president, and business development and sales executive.
In 2005, Shervin Pishevar established Webs, Inc. and for six years he was the president and COO. In 2011 he cofounded Menlo Talent Fund which was a financial services company. He also founded a sister company in that year called Menlo Ventures which operated a venture capital fund. He developed this into a business that had more than $4 billion in assets under management.
Shervin Pishevar has been honored by government organizations a number of times. The United States government named him as an Outstanding American by Choice, for example, becoming one out of the 100 naturalized citizens in America to be so honored. He is also on the UN Foundation’s Global Entrepreneurs Council membership list.
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