Shervin Pishevar

Shervin Pishevar was born in the year 1974 in Tehran, Iran. He is also a celebrated American-Iran entrepreneur. Shervin Pishevar is a true investor and businessman. So far, he has achieved so much with Silicon Valley heavyweights like Airbnb and Uber. During his tenure as a manager at Menlo Ventures, Shervin led the Series B Uber to a whole new level.

He later decided to leave the company and went on to start his own business. Shervin Pishevar’s company, Investment companys has since shifted its primary focus on demand space and have gathered over $650 million under its management. Pishevar’s much-hyped transportation company Hyperloop One is facing immense pressure. It’s yet awaiting to complete its public demonstration in the coming days. The company recently settled a nasty court battle with its employees. Shervin Pishevar is the co-founder of Hyperloop one. Currently, Shervin serves as its executive chairman. Additionally, Shervin Pishevar is also an investor in Warby Parker, Didi, Dollar shave club, postmasters and slack among others.

Shervin Pishevar migrated to the US while he was still a young boy. He was born to two parents. His father was called Abraham Pishevar, while his mother was Eshrat Pishevar. Abraham Pishevar worked at a local media station in Tehran, Iran. He worked as a radio and television executive manager. Later on, Abraham noticed that his name was placed on Ayatollah Khomeini’s execution document. Abraham, together with his colleagues, was accused of broadcasting content that somehow aided residents of Iran to leave Iran to other foreign nations.

Abraham was very shocked. He had to think of a plan. So Abraham relocated to the US. When he arrived in the States, he worked as a cab driver. He operated at Silver Spring in Maryland. Eighteen months later, Abraham Pishevar was joined by his family in the States.

While still in Tehran, Abraham Pishevar had already completed his masters in Mass Communication. Still working as a cab driver, Abraham managed to cater for his family and also saved some money for his education. He joined the University of Howard where he graduated with a PhD in Mass Communication.