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Kamran Elahian
Chairman of Advisory Board

Kamran Elahian has co-founded more than ten high-tech companies and two nonprofit organizations (see list below), in addition to co-founding Global Catalyst Partners. He serves as chairman of the board for the Global Catalyst Foundation and is Chairman Emeritus of Relief International-Schools Online, and serves on the board of SoundHound.

He also served as co-chair of UNDESA-GAID, The Global Alliance for Information and Communication Technologies and Development is a United Nations global forum that promotes the use of information and communication technologies in developing countries.

In December 2006, Mr. Elahian was presented The Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award, in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the development, innovation, growth and long-term opportunities of the fabless semiconductor industry.

Mr. Elahian received his BS in computer science, BS in mathematics, and masters of engineering in computer graphics from the University of Utah.