The career of Iranian-American entrepreneur, Shervin Pishevar has rarely moved in a direction which would have been expected by this former medical researcher who made a major splash on the global human rights environment at the age of just 21. Since making the move into business and investing, Shervin Pishevar has become one of the most successful individuals in the world of investments the graduate of the University of California has been involved as a seed or angel investor for more than 60 companies with more than $100 million in funding provided.
As an immigrant to the U.S., Shervin Pishevar has become one of the most awarded and honored individuals in the history of the nation with honors from the Office of the President, Department of Homeland Security, and the United Nations. The success he has achieved as an entrepreneur has seen Pishevar asked to join the United Nations Global Entrepreneur’s Council and to provide the keynote address at President Obama’s Entrepreneur’s Summit in Algeria.
After achieving major success as a researcher in the medical field and as an investment specialist for technology-based sectors, Shervin Pishevar has been given a number of honors from U.S. government agencies including his appointment in 2015 to the board of the William J. Fulbright Global Scholarship Foundation in recognition of his skills in education and business. The Department of Homeland Security has also honored Shervin Pishevar on a number of occasions including his choice as an “Outstanding American By Choice” which is an honor given only to naturalized citizens who have achieved much in terms of their career and education.
Prior to becoming such a well known business investor, it was once thought Picjevar would make a major impact on the world through his impressive early breakthroughs in terms of human rights. The Istanbul Protocol was developed while Pishevar was a student at the University of California with the business professional acting as co-author of the paper published by the Journal of the American Medical Society detailing the first way of recording torture events taking place across the planet.
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