Shervin Pishevar is the co-founder and Managing Director of Sherpa Ventures. Shervin Pishevar has previously worked with Menlo Ventures, Wens.com, Social Gaming Network and HyperOffices.
Pishevar graduated from the University of California where he gained a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies. He was voted Vice President Pro Tempore of the Montgomery County Board of Education in Maryland, where he was in charge of the education over over one-hundred thousand students and nearly 20,000 teaching staff.
In 2005, Shervin Pishevar began a six year run as COO of Webs Inc.
In 2011, Shervin Pishevar became the Managing Director and Venture Adviser of Menlo Ventures, a capital fund with over 4 billion dollars in account holdings. Pishevar assisted Menlo to form the Menlo Talent Fund during his time spent with the company. As Managing Director and Venture Adviser at Menlo Ventures, Pishevar worked with many popular brands and companies including Uber, Machine Zone, Fab, Warby Parker and Tumblr.
Pishevar, in addition to his successful run at Menlo, held several positions at Ionside Interactive, a company that he co-founded in 2001.
The entrepreneur also assisted in founding several other companies including Application Corporation, Seges Capital and WebOS.
Shervin Pishevar does not devote all of his time to business though. He divides his time between making money and assisting his country.
Pishevar has spent considerable time working for the United Nations Global Entrepreneurs Council. Under this position he has spent time all over the world as a representative of the United States. He served as the Entrepreneurial Ambassador during state delegations to the Middle East and Russia. His time spent working with the United Nations, on behalf of the United States only shows that Pishevar is a proud patriot as well as a very successful businessman and entrepreneur. See This Page for related information.
The Outstanding American by Choice award is given to naturalized United States citizens who have shown strong American values since becoming citizens. The award is given to those who show strong civic participation or have achieved a very high position within their industry. Pishevar is one of only one-hundred individuals to receive the award.
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