Dr. Ghazvinian has been part of several venture companies, including Teledesic broadband satellite system, Multivision Media Monitoring, and Avalist Peer-to-Peer engine. For the last four years, he has been President of TRT group, which he founded to provide consulting expertise in the design, development, analysis, and regulation of communications systems.
Dr. Ghazvinian has held many senior management and technical positions. Most recently he was Senior Vice President and CTO of Teledesic where he had overall responsibility for the technical definition, development and deployment of the Teledesic Network. As a member of the founding Teledesic team, he was involved in all aspects of the company’s growth and evolution including formulation and execution of the business plan and international regulatory strategy.
Prior to Teledesic, Farzad was Vice President of Communications Systems at LinCom Corporation, a provider of proprietary engineering analysis of state-of-the-art communications protocols and systems. While at LinCom, Farzad founded the wireless business division and provided engineering services in support of several commercial and NASA communication systems.
Farzad graduated with honors in electrical engineering from the Imperial College of London, holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles and received a doctorate in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California. He is author of many technical papers and holds several patents.