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|Alma mater||University of California, Berkeley|
|Occupation||Founder and CEO of Saba Software|
Bobby Yazdani is the founder and CEO of Saba Software. Yazdani founded Saba in 1997 and took the company public in 2000. Since [becoming CEO], Yazdani has grown Saba into a US$100+ million business.
Yazdani is an angel investor whose portfolio includes Clearspring, Dropbox, Google, Sociocast, Shelby TV, Klout, Kissmetrics, Medialets, Webs.com, Salesforce, Cleversense, HotPrints, Qwiki, 1000memories.com, Bonobos, Masimo, Boticca, Nextbio and SoundHound.
Yazdani holds a B.A. in Applied Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley.
Yazdani started Saba in 1997. Saba Learning was the first product; since then, the product line has integrated and expanded into a unified suite of People Cloud Applications delivered as software-as-a-service. Under his leadership, Saba acquired THINQ Learning Solutions in May 2005, Centra Software in 2006 and Pedagogue Solutions and Comartis in June 2011.
Articles mentioning Yazdani 
- Newton, Casey. “Salesforce Abuzz Over Social Networking Software.” San Francisco Chronicle. 29 August 2011.
- Carr, David.Social Collaboration: Building a ‘People Cloud.’” InformationWeek “The BrainYard.” 19 August 2011.
- King, Rachel. “Hiring Like It’s 1999.” BusinessWeek. 1 August 2011.
- Hull, Blake. “Radio Show #73: Bobby Yazdani, Founder, Chairman, & CEO, Saba.” Bill Kutik Radio Show Documents. KI OnDemand. Retrieved 5 April 2011.
Articles relating to Yazdani’s investments 
- Rusli, Evelyn M. “Moving Into Social Web, Menlo Ventures Adds Partner.” New York Times’ DealBook. 13 June 2011.
- Kincaid, Jason. “Shelby.tv Raises $1.5 Million to Give You Personalized Channels of Online Video.” TechCrunch. 14 July 2011.
- Schonfeld, Erick. “Facebook Billionaire Eduardo Saverin leads Qwiki’s $8 Million Round.” TechCrunch. 20 January 2011.
- Rao, Leena. “Klout Lands $8.5 Million from Kleiner Perkins and Greycroft to Measure Social Influence.” TechCrunch. 10 January 2011.
- Siegler, MG. “Medialets’ Big Bet on the iPhone Pays Off with a $4 Million Round.” TechCrunch. 12 May 2009.