Touraj Parang is a serial entrepreneur and advisor to multiple technology start-up ventures, working in strategy, business development, and marketing. He is currently the Chief Operating Office at UpCounsel.
Previously, he headed up strategy and partnerships for Webs, where he led the strategic transformation of the company to a small business marketing platform and sale to Vistaprint in December 2011.
Prior to Webs, he founded the successful Jaxtr, an Internet mobile phone service which was acquired by Sabse Technologies in 2009.
Before joining the entrepreneurial ranks, he was a corporate attorney and venture capitalist in Silicon Valley. Touraj has been involved with many startups with an active role in financing and M&A transactions totaling over $1 billion.
He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and degrees in Philosophy and Economics from Stanford University.