Shervin BakhtiariTMT Innovation, Strategy & Investment Consultant

With experience from both the technical and business sides, Shervin is a TMT professional who has spent 20 years leading emerging technology innovation, development and adoption. He has been involved in the full innovation life cycle from strategy, development & deployment, B2B/B2C market launch, global sales & business development, strategic partnership, and M&A across telecom/mobile, digital media, digital health, and Financial/Fintech verticals. He is active in startup, innovation advisory, growth, and early stage investments.

Currently based in Shanghai, Shervin has extensive international work and project experience in the U.S. (Silicon Valley), Canada, Europe, Middle East, and Asia Pacific/China in numerous MNCs and startups. He has held senior positions at Actel Consulting, iMediHome, eMotive Communications, Avaya, Cisco, Ubiquity Software, and Brooks Automation/Samsung Electronics JV.

He holds both a Bachelors and Masters of Engineering from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

Favorite quote: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky.