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Pardis Sabeti

Pardis Sabeti is an Iranian-American computational biologist, medical geneticist and evolutionary geneticist, who developed a bioinformatic statistical method which identifies sections of the genome that have been subject to natural selection and an algorithm which explains the effects of genetics on the evolution of disease. Sabeti is an Associate Professor in the Center for Systems ...
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Anousheh Ansari

Anousheh Ansari born September in Mashhad, Iran is an engineer and the Iranian-American co-founder and chairwoman of Prodea Systems. Her previous business accomplishments include serving as co-founder and CEO of Telecom Technologies, Inc. On September 18, 2006, a few days after her 40th birthday, she became the first Iranian in space. Ansari was the fourth ...
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Salar Kamangar

Salar Kamangar was born in tehran in 1977 and is a graduate of Stanford University. He is a senior executive at Google and the former CEO of Google’s YouTube brand. Kamangar holds a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences with honors from Stanford University and was the 9th employee to join Google. He joined after graduating from Stanford in 1998. ...
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Pierre Omidyar

Pierre Morad Omidyar is a French-born Iranian American entrepreneur and philanthropist, who is the founder and chairman of the eBay auction site. Omidyar and his wife Pam are well-known philanthropists who founded Omidyar Network in 2004 in order to expand their efforts beyond non-profits to include for-profits and public policy. Growing up in Washington, D.C., ...
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