Reza is a startup entrepreneur, product manager, and marketing director. His first personal website, which he made while he was just a sophomore in high school, received several awards including the most popular personal homepage of the year award. Later that year he developed and launched an online music community which became featured on the Excite search engine as the hottest entertainment site of the month, with over 120,000 active visitors. Before attending college, he launched a software information website that generated over 350,000 unique daily visits, making it the #64 most popular website in the world, ranking higher than Disney and MTV. In college he co-founded a web development and Internet marketing firm from his basement and grew it to a 25 employee company with over $450,000 in revenues, ranking first for the keyword “Internet marketing Los Angeles” on Google. He has raised $750,000 for his startup projects and partnerships. He lived in New York City for two years, launched a telemedicine startup project and then sold it for over 55,000% ROI. He taught himself software development and started an open-source blockchain project to help people in highly oppressed and censored countries use blockchain technology to communicate privately and freely. He earned his B.S. in Business Administration with an option in International Business from the David Nazarian College of Business & Economics at California State University, Northridge (CSUN).