Just to name a few notable Iranian-Americans who are REALLY MAKING AMERICA GREAT!
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• Salar Kamangar, CEO of YouTube, VP of Google’s web applications
• Pierre Omidyar, Founder of e-Bay
• Dara Khosrowshahi, President and CEO of Expedia, Inc.
• Sean Rad, Founder & CEO of Tinder
• Farzad Nazem, CTO of Yahoo!
• Ali Rowghani, COO of Twitter
• Ali Partovi & Mehdi Partovi, Founders of Code.org
• Omid Kordestani, Senior Vice President of Google
• Hamid Akhavan, CEO of Siemens Enterprise Communications
• Arash Ferdowsi, Co-Founder & CTO of Dropbox
• Goldy Kamali, Founder & CEO of FedScoop
• Dr Firouz Naderi, NASA director of Mars project
• Lotfi A. Zadeh, mathematician at the University of California, Berkeley and Father of Fuzzy Logic
• Gholam A. Peyman, Inventor of LASIK eye surgery
• Anousheh Ansari, the world’s first female space tourist, co-founder and chairman of Prodea Systems, Inc., co-founder and former CEO of Telecom Technologies, Inc. (TTI)
• Mark Zandi, economist and co-founder of Economy.com.
• Christiane Amanpour, anchor of ABC Sunday morning political affairs program, former CNN chief international correspondent
• Shahram Dabiri, video game producer, lead producer of World of Warcraft
• Davar Ardalan, NPR producer of Tell Me More
• Azita Raji, United States Ambassador to Sweden
• Leila Vaziri, The current world record holder of the 50 m women’s backstroke
• Andre Agassi, professional Tennis player
• Cyrus Habib, 16th Lieutenant Governor of Washington, first and so far only Iranian-American elected to state office
• Sina Tamaddon, Senior Vice President of Applications for Apple Computer
• Hamid Dabashi, Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York City
• Pardis Sabeti, world-renowned computational geneticist, Associate Professor at Harvard University
• Homayoun Seraji, Senior Research Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
• Nouriel Roubini, one of the leading economists of our age, professor of economics at the Stern School of Business, New York University and chairman of RGE Monitor
• Ghavam Shahidi, IBM Fellow, Director of Silicon Technology
• Babak Hassibi, Gordon M. Binder/AMGEN Professor of Electrical Engineering, Caltech
• Payam Heydari, Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Irvine
• Hamid Jafarkhani, leading communication theorist University of California, Irvine
• Ali Khademhosseini, Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School,
• Abbas Milani, Director of Iranian Studies Program, Stanford University
• Ray Aghayan, Emmy Award winning costume designer
• Shohreh Aghdashloo Academy Award-nominated film/television actress
• Mayor Jimmy Delshad, Mayor of Beverly Hills, California
• Ross Mirkarimi, Former Member of San Francisco City Council and current San Francisco Sheriff
• Shayan Modarres – Civil Rights Lawyer and Activist, 2014 Democratic primary candidate for the U.S. House from the 10th district of Florida
• Faryar Shirzad, former Deputy National Security Advisor and White House Deputy Assistant for International Economic Affairs to President George W. Bush
• Maz Jobrani, comedian and actor
• Max Amini, comedian and actor
• Antonio Esfandiari OFFICIAL FAN PAGE, champion poker player
Iranian-Americans Reported Among Most Highly Educated in U.S.
Iranian-Americans also contribute substantially to the U.S. economy
When you sit and wonder who these people are, read this list.