Massih Tayebi "is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Skyriver Communications. Massih is currently the Chairman and CEO of BridgeWest LLC, a private equity investment company focused on emerging wireless technologies. Prior to BridgeWest, Massih was co-founder and Chairman of Wireless Facilities, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFII), a global leader in telecommunications outsourcing. In 2000, Massih, along with his brother Masood, was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in San Diego." 
"Born in Iran, Dr. Tayebi moved to Great Britain when he was a teenager. He earned his M.S. in Computer Integrated Manufacturing and his Ph.D. in the Integration of Design and Process Planning at the University of Strathclyde, and held a senior faculty position in the Engineering Department at the University of Paisley. Dr. Tayebi immigrated to San Diego in the mid 1990s with the dream of establishing his own business, which he successfully did many times over.
"Today, Dr. Tayebi is the Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of BridgeWest, LLC, an investment firm specializing in the development of emerging technology companies, primarily in the telecommunications industry in North America. He is also the Co-founder and former Chairman of several businesses including Business Corporation International (BCI), Quantum Think Group, Inc.; and MIR3 and Wireless Facilities Inc. (WFI).
"Along with his wife Haleh, Massih has also become a discreet but important cornerstone of San Diego's philanthropic and Iranian community. They funded the Massih & Haleh Tayebi Annual Scholarship of the Iranian American Scholarship Fund and have generously donated to local cultural centers. Of particular note, Dr. Tayebi was instrumental in the placing of a reproduction of the Cyrus Cylinder, the ancient Persian artifact that has been called the first declaration of human rights, in front of San Diego's Iran House." 
His brother is Masood Tayebi.
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Related Sourcewatch articles
- Massih Tayebi, Ph.D., Skyriver Communications, accessed December 5, 2008.
- Dr. Massih Tayebi: Global Philanthropy and High-Tech Innovation, PARSA Community Foundation, accessed December 5, 2008.