Farhad Mohit is the founder and CEO of Flipagram, inc.
Flipagram makes it easy for anyone to tell fun short video stories with the pictures, videos and music on their phone. Flipagrams are fun to create, easy to share and have as many uses as there are stories to tell.
Prior Farhad founded Shopzilla and helped manage it through the bubble of 2000, to profitability by 2003, and a successful acquisition for $569MM by EW Scripps (SSP) in 2005. In the process Shopzilla became and remains one of the largest, fastest growing and most successful shopping search engines in the world.
In 1996 he founded BizRate, based on his grad school thesis, which has since become the largest customer feedback network in the world. The sites has garnered millions of customer ratings each month and helped tens of thousands of online stores establish trust with new customers, by display of the BizRate Certified medals.
In addition to his entrepreneurial activities Farhad leads an active social and philanthropic life. He is a TED Patron, sits on the board of the Soliya.net, is a board member at the Iranian Scholarship Foundation, and is a founding trustee of The Farhang Foundation.
Farhad holds an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School, and a double Bachelor of Science in Mathematics/Applied Science and Economics with a specialization in Computing from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Founder & CEO
Oct 16, 2013 - Current (about 3 years)
|Jun 23, 2016||The Drum - VidCon 2016: Boasting 200 million users, Flipagram helps creators ‘face the music’|
|Apr 21, 2016||Business Wire - Flips with No Fuss - Flipagram Launches In-App “Ephemeral” Camera|
|Feb 15, 2016||SoCal - Tech - Flipagram Adds Direct Messaging|
|Feb 12, 2016||TechCrunch - Flipagram Adds Direct Messaging To Share Photo Stories Privately|
|Feb 12, 2016||Business Wire - Flipagram Prepares to Launch Direct Messaging for Private and Group Sharing of Flips|
|Jan 19, 2016||SoCal - Tech - Flipagram Goes Full Screen|
|Dec 31, 2015||SoCal - Tech - Flipagram: More Than 1,000 Verified Musicians Added In 2015|
|Dec 30, 2015||Business Wire - Flipagram Adds More Than 1,000 “Verified” Musical Artists in 2015|