Saeed is the President and CEO of the Plug and Play Tech Center in Silicon Valley. He is a serial entrepreneur and a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience in founding, operating, and growing successful companies. In 1996 he co-founded Amidzad Partners, a seed and early-stage investment firm focused on investing in emerging growth companies. He has been closely involved with more than twenty new emerging growth companies including PayPal and Preview Systems. Saeed co-founded the Amidi Group in 1980, a conglomerate of privately-held business enterprises consisting of several domestic and international entities with significant manufacturing, distribution, trading, retail, and real estate holdings. For the past 23 years, he has chaired and spearheaded the operations and management of a number of the Amidi Group entities, growing the aggregate value of its assets under management to over $250M. Saeed is an active member of the technology community and a frequent contributor to numerous charitable foundations. He is also an active member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), a world-class network of Fortune 500 CEOs, accomplished serial entrepreneurs, and veteran financial executives.

President and CEO of the Plug and Play Tech Center in Silicon Valley

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