FORA.tv Speaker - Ali Rowghani
Ali Rowghani is the Chief Operating Officer for Twitter, Inc., the world’s preeminent real-time information network. Among other functions, Ali currently oversees Twitter’s media partnerships, mobile carrier and OEM relationships, and developer platform. He previously served as Twitter’s first CFO and helped guide the company’s monetization and fund-raising strategy from 2010 – 2012.
Before joining Twitter, Ali spent nine years at Pixar Animation Studios, where he served as the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning from 2006-2010. Before Pixar, Ali spent four years at McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. During his time at McKinsey, Ali was based for nine months in Germany. He later spent one year in Japan with McKinsey Global Institute, the Firm’s renowned economics think tank.
Ali holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Business Administration degree, both from Stanford University. He was awarded a Fulbright scholarship and spent a year studying at the University of Bonn in Germany. Born in Iran, Ali moved to Dallas, TX with his family when he was five years old. He remains a huge fan of the Dallas Cowboys.
06.10.13 | 01:08:12 min
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