Past Meetup

From Immigrant to Entrepreneur

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Cross Campus

85 N. Raymond Avenue · Pasadena, CA

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Venue is located on the 2nd floor. Free street parking until 11:00 am; except where valet signs are posted. 90 minutes free parking is also available at nearby parking lots.

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Topic:
From Immigrant to Entrepreneur

Summary:
Amir will share his experience as an immigrant entrepreneur. We'll learn how he overcame the challenge of losing his father as a teen and moving to the US from Iran, and how he became committed to entrepreneurship and solar power.

Bio:
Amir Salahi, CEO and Founder of EnergyAdvisorHub.com and SolarYellowPages.com
Throughout his career, Amir has held a wide variety of key management and business development positions, including Regional Sales Manager, Channel Manager and Sr. Energy Consultant at SolarCity; Territory Sales Manager with PHAT Energy; Application Engineer at Acuity Brands Lighting; CEO of Pars Contractors, Inc. Among his proudest achievements was assuming the contractor duties for the International T. Tower, a 54-story building, which had been delayed by the original contractor. Amir and his team completed the Tower ahead of schedule.

Amir earned his bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering with honors. As part of his studies, he employed sophisticated algorithms to develop efficiencies within electrical systems via computer simulations. He furthered his understanding of the management side of the engineering field at California State University, Northridge, where he earned a master’s in Engineering and Industrial Management. Amir also holds a Six Sigma designation for Quality Control.
Amir dedicated himself to solar after wanting to make a change. With Energy Advisor Hub and SolarYellowPages.com, he is committed to simplifying the process for homeowners to take control over their energy costs while saving this beautiful planet. Amir and his team have successfully managed over 7.5MW ($30M revenue) of residential solar projects.