Silicon Valley - San Fransisco

A list of successful Iranians in the Silicon Valley.

• Pierre Omidyar: Founder of

• Sean Rad: Founder of

• Bob Miner: co-founder of

• Arash Ferdowsi: co-founder of

• Salar Kamangar: ex-CEO of and 7th employee to join

I was homeless in Silicon Valley.

Persia was a power house of academic knowledge in ancient times. They were leaders in astronomy, medicine, mathematics, literature and philosophy. Throughout the millenniums of invasions and conquests, Persians have been tough enough to live through it and repel the invaders. Even during Middle Ages Persia produced the best scholars in the world in all fields of science.