During his career, Mr. Mousavi has repeatedly demonstrated his ability to lead complicated projects from inception to success. In his latest endeavor prior to OCG, Mr. Mousavi was a partner and the CEO of the Aero-Pioneer Group (APG), an airborne logistics company operating in Africa.
During Mr. Mousavi's tenure, APG becamce one of the fastest growing logistics humanitarain aid and logistics companies, owned and operated fixed wing and rotary aircraft, and delivered cargo in austere environments such as Djibouti, Somalia, Afghanistan, and South Sudan for NGOs, international relief organizations, and western governments, and under contracts funded by the United Nations, the World Food Programme, UNICEF, and the U.S. Dept. of State, among others.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Mousavi served as the CEO of a leading US telecommunications company in Seattle acquired by NASDAQ-listed TNS, at Microsoft as a senior manager directing the company's e-commerce solution, as the CEO and co-founder mPoria - a mobile commerce company partly purchased by Sega-Sami of Japan, as a key member of the executive team at the AskMe.com – one of the largest early online companies, and as the cofounder of eCentives, an early internet start-up company that was subsequently taken public.
Mr. Mousavi holds two undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from the University of Rhode Island, and an MBA from Darden at the University of Virginia.