Omid R. Kordestani

Executive Chairman at Twitter, Inc.

Omid R. Kordestani

Omid R. Kordestani

Executive Chairman at Twitter, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Twitter, Inc.
PARSA Community Foundation

RelSci Relationships

4483

Primary Location

Atherton, CA, United States

Number of Boards

6

Birthday

1964 - Tehrān, Iran

Age

55

Number of Awards

5

Estimated Net Worth

$900M

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General Partner at iNovia Capital, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Square, Inc.

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Director, New Business Development for Global Developer Platforms & Emerging Markets at Google, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Sara & Evan Williams Foundation

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Chief Executive Officer & Secretary at 1stdibs.com, Inc.

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President & Chief Product Officer at Salesforce.com, Inc.

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Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth at Threshold Ventures, Inc.

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President, Co-Founder & Director at Alphabet, Inc.

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President at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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Chairman & Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

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Executive Chairman at Twitter, Inc.
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Director, New Business Development for Global Developer Platforms & Emerging Markets at Google, Inc.

Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our company has packed a lot into a relatively young life. Since Google was founded in 1998, we’ve grown to serve hundreds of thousands of users and customers around the world. Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin met at Stanford University in 1995. By 1996, they had built a search engine (initially called BackRub) that used links to determine the importance of individual webpages. Founded 1998 Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin Incorporation September 4, 1998 Initial public offering (NASDAQ) August 19, 2004 Headquarters 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View CA 94043

Ex-Spouse

The mission of Pars Equality Center is to offer and solicit social and legal support for all members of the Iranian American community, including refugees, asylees and immigrants. Our goal is to engage all of our community in the effort to learn and defend our rights and responsibilities as members of the American society.

Education
MBA
Class of 1991

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

BS in Electrical Engineering

San Jose State University is a public university located in San Jose, California, United States. It is the founding school of the 23 campus California State University (CSU) system, and holds the distinction of being the oldest public institution of higher education on the West Coast of the United States.

Career History
Executive Chairman
2015 - Current

Twitter, Inc. is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It provides a network that connects users to people, information, ideas, opinions, and news. The company's services include live commentary, live connections and live conversations. Its application provides social networking services and micro-blogging services through mobile devices and the Internet. The company can also be used as a marketing tool for businesses. Twitter was founded by Jack Dorsey, Christopher Isaac Stone, Noah E. Glass, Jeremy LaTrasse, and Evan Williams on March 21, 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Co-Founder
2006 - ?
Senior Vice President
2015

Alphabet, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the business of acquisition and operation of different companies. It operates through the Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes its main Internet products such as Ads, Android, Chrome, Commerce, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Hardware, Search, and YouTube. The Other Bets segment includes businesses such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo, and X. The company was founded by Lawrence E. Page and Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin on October 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Advisory Board
Prior

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K +
2010

PUBLIC EDUCATION AND ENGAGEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

$500 - $999
2009

Women's Cancer Resource Center creates opportunities for women with cancer to improve their quality of life through education, supportive services, and practical assistance.

$3M
2008

San Jose State University is a public university located in San Jose, California, United States. It is the founding school of the 23 campus California State University (CSU) system, and holds the distinction of being the oldest public institution of higher education on the West Coast of the United States.

Political Donations
$5,000
2011
$35.8K
2011

Former President of United States

$10K
2010

Former Senator from Nevada

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Awards & Honors
Rank #522
2009
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #246
2008
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
2007
Persian Awards - Persian Male of the Year
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