Pejman Makhfi

Pejman Makhfi is a Silicon Valley technology veteran and serial entrepreneur. He has more than 20 years of progressive experience in providing consultancy services and best practices to entrepreneurs, technology investors, and forward-thinking companies.

Widely known as a leader in the field of Business Process Management and Knowledge Modeling, Pejman has an extensive background in the software and management sciences and has been the key architect for several award-winning industry leaders such as FinancialCircuit and Savvion.

His background includes:

Founder and CEO of Uniddo, a business management platform that bridges the strategy and execution gaps by arming each participant with a smart virtual assistant. Powered by OKR methodology and Artificial Intelligence the system helps companies to drastically increase their execution performance.

Chief Architect at Savvion and VP of Solutions at Progress software where he defined the roadmap and manages all product and solution development activities for Telecom, Financial Services and Life Sciences industries.

Venture Development Advisor at Singularity Institute, Managing Director of a private angel group and a member of Venture Mentoring Team where he provides assistance and guidance to several early-stage companies.

CTO at FinancialCircuit, a company recognized as the technological innovator for financial industry and awarded as Silicon Valley's Ninth Fastest-Growing Private Company in 2003. (Acquired by LPL)

COO at TEN (The Enterprise Network), a top Silicon Valley technology incubator hosting more than fifty Start-ups. Pejman managed TEN’s R&D and partnerships, as well as advised startups on the issues and trends affecting early stage and emerging growth companies. TEN has helped launch of many companies, including eBay, iPrint, Xros, Vertical Networks, Right Works, and Intruvert Networks.

Mr. Makhfi holds a B.S./M.S. degree in Computer Science from Dortmund University in Germany and is a Scrum Master (CSM), an internationally licensed Project Manager (PMP) as well as a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (SSBB) in continuous business improvement. He has authored multiple Patents and standards and is an active contributor to organizations such as "IEEE Neural Networks Society", "American Association for Artificial Intelligence" and “American Society for Quality”.

Mr. Makhfi is the author of numerous articles, including Heptalysis A Methodic Approach to Venture Management and NPDI Processes (to manage New Product Development and Introduction).

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