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Sahba Sadegh-Vaziri ’82

Sahba Sadegh-Vaziri

Sahba Sadegh-Vaziri ’82

New York, NY

Chief Financial Officer, Safar Partners, LLC
President, Susa Associates, LLC

Sahba earned a BS in Electrical Engineering at MIT and an MBA from the Sloan School of Management at MIT. She is Chief Financial Officer at Safar Partners, LLC, a venture capital fund focused on early to growth stage technology startup companies from MIT, Harvard, and University of Rochester, specializing in clean-tech and materials science, life sciences, and artificial intelligence/information technology. Prior to Safar, she worked as a financial consultant to leading marine hydrokinetic energy company Ocean Renewable Power Company. She has 20 years experience financing power projects at Lehman Brothers, CS First Boston Corporation, and Bechtel Corporation. An Iranian-American who fled her homeland during the Islamic Revolution, Sahba is fluent in Farsi, Kurdish, French and Italian and has a keen understanding of and interest in geopolitical issues concerning Iran and Kurdistan.