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  • Bobby Yazdani is the driving force behind the Saba vision, products, and market direction. He founded Saba in 1997 and took the company public in 2000. Today, Saba, headquartered in Redwood Shores, Calif., is the leading provider of Human Capital Development and Management solutions. Among the Global 2000, Saba customers include Allianz Group, DaimlerChrysler, EDS, Procter Gamble, Medtronic, Anheuser-Busch, Ford Motor Company, Continental Airlines, Cisco Systems, EMC Corp., and VERITAS Software. In 2001, Yazdani was named a finalist for the Ernst Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Based on his leadership and vision, InformationWeek ranked Saba #27 on its Innovation 100 list and Computerworld named Saba to its list of 100 Emerging Companies to Watch in 2001. Yazdani is a frequent spokesperson at industry events held by such prestigious organizations as the United Nations and The Economist. He has written numerous technical and business papers including: "Human Capital Development and Management: The Next Generation of Virtual Integration Across the Extended Enterprise." Prior to founding Saba, Yazdani served as Senior Director at Oracle Corporation. Previously, he held various senior management positions leading the product development teams for Oracle Context and numerous generations of Oracle's core database products. Yazdani has a BA in Applied Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley.
  • Bobby Yazdani is an Iranian-American entrepreneur and angel investor. He is the founder of Saba Software. Yazdani founded Saba in 1997 and took the company public in 2000. Yazdani grew Saba into a US$100+ million business, making Saba Software one of the fastest growing software companies in the world. Yazdani holds a bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley and has over 25 years of entrepreneurial experience and venture capitalist in Silicon Valley.

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