|Stanford University, Masters||1984|
Mohsen Moazami is the Founder and General Partner of Seif Capital, LLC, an early stage, global venture capital firm focused on mobile, social, cloud computing, health and bio-sciences. Moazami was an early investor in Webs.com, acquired by Vistaprint, Powerset, acquired by Microsoft, ParAllyle, acquired by Affymetrix, Social Gaming Network, acquired by Mindjolt and many others.
Moazami currently serves on the Boards of Global Capacity, Graphdive and Think Big Analytics.
Previous to Seif Capital, Moazami was a member of the Cisco executive staff from 2000 to 2011. His last tenure at Cisco was on the senior leadership teams of the Emerging Markets (Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Russia, CIS countries, and Africa) and Cisco Globalization Centre in Bangalore, India responsible for Cisco’s strategy, operations and financial results across Emerging Markets and Cisco country boards for Brazil, Mexico, and Russia. Emerging Markets has been Cisco’s fastest growing theatre generating in excess of $5 Bil in revenue in fiscal year 2011.
Additonally, Moazami led Cisco’s Strategic Consulting Group across Emerging Markets. Moazami and his team worked with senior government and business leaders to help drive digital broadband based country transformation, improve national competitiveness, and advance the lives of citizens. Moazami a member of the Investment Advisory Council of the Turkish Prime Minister and served as a member of the Strategy Council of the Global Alliance for ICT and the Development of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA-GAID).
Before joining Cisco, Moazami was a vice president/senior partner at Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA), in charge of the global e-business practice. Prior to KSA, Moazami founded and oversaw the growth of Stanford Business Systems, an ICT software and systems integration firm, later acquired by KSA. Moazami recently received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor for outstanding achievement and noteworthy U.S. citizenship. Moazami completed his graduate studies at Stanford University. Moazami has been regularly featured on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Financial Times and World Economic Forum.