A favorite description for Shervin Pishevar includes the following titles: Visionary Entrepreneur for Technology, Researcher, Startup Mentor, Angel Investor, and Incubation Specialist. The chairman and co-founder of Hyperloop technologies as well as managing director and co-founder of Sherpa Capital own the distinction of belonging to the 2015 J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
Education at the University of California
Shervin Pishevar completed his degree in Bachelor of Arts (Interdisciplinary Studies) at the University of California (Berkeley). He served as an officer and Vice President of Maryland’s Board of Education for Montgomery. In fact, he helped oversee one of the largest and highest-quality school systems in the USA with more than 120,000 students and 15,000 educators with a yearly funding of more than $1 billion. Shervin Pishevar earned the title of published researcher for the Neuroscience Letters as well as the Journal of American Medical Association.
Shervin Pishevar occupied the position of Menlo Ventures Managing Director and Venture Advisor from 2011 until 2014. Menlo Ventures owns a fund with around $4 billion under management. He served on the board and worked with working groups that focus on Uber, Fab, Machine Zone, Fab, Warby Parker, and Tumblr. Shervin Pishevar helped unveil the Menlo Talent Fund in the year 2011.
Thinker Shervin Pishevar sits as a member of the United Nation Foundation’s Global Entrepreneurs Council. Likewise, he acted as Entrepreneurial Ambassador for different United States Department of State missions to the Russian Federation and the Middle East. He delivered the keynote speech during the Entrepreneurship Summit in Algeria. He belonged to the working group for policy formulation of the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications that created the so-called Instanbul Protocol.
2008 Technology and Innovation Plan.
In 2012, the Department of Homeland Security honored Pishevar as the “Outstanding American by Choice.” His achievements included functioning as co-author of the Journal of the American Medical Association article that helped in the formulation of the Istanbul Protocol which provided the preliminary set of global guidelines for the documentation of torture. It turned out as an official paper of the United Nations in 1999.
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