Meet our management
Shahram Seyedin-NoorCo-founder + CEO
Shahram leads GraphDive’s business and strategy and co-heads product development. Shahram co-founded GraphDive with the vision that the explosive growth of social data presents an amazing opportunity for all companies to better serve their customers. Prior to GraphDive, Shahram was on the founding team of NextBio, a “big data” analytics company that is leading the path to personalized medicine and revolutionizing research. He helped grow NextBio into a profitable leader in the life sciences with millions in revenues from top-tier customers. Before NextBio, Shahram was an investment banker and strategic advisor to technology companies at Goldman Sachs & Co. and Bank of America. Earlier in his career, Shahram worked at the leading Silicon Valley law firms of Wilson Sonsini and Cooley Godward.
Shahram has a degree in economics from Pomona College and a JD from the Harvard Law School. While at Harvard, he led a team of 175 editors at the Harvard International Law Journal, spent a summer working at a human rights organization in Argentina, and started an online business. Shahram is an avid tennis player, loves learning new languages, and aspires to perfect his diving technique.
Sina SohangirCo-founder + CTO
Sina leads GraphDive’s technology vision and strategy and co-heads product development. Sina co-founded GraphDive with the vision of personalizing the world around us using social graph data. Sina is the tech guru responsible for GraphDive’s groundbreaking technology and the principal inventor on its patents. He is passionate about devising simple, elegant solutions to big technical problems. Prior to GraphDive, Sina was a senior engineer at Netseer, an online advertising analytics company, where he built the user behavior ad optimization layer. Prior to that, Sina developed advanced algorithms for music and speech recognition at Melodis, later renamed SoundHound, a “Top 10″ app on both the Android and iPhone markets.
Sina received his PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford University, where he focused on applications of information theory in computation complexity. He received his bachelor and masters degrees from Sharif University of Technology, described by the chair of the electrical engineering department of Stanford as one of the finest electrical engineering programs in the world. Sina ranked first in his class in the masters program. When he’s not working, Sina enjoys exploring the great outdoors, traveling, and improving his Spanish.