Payam's an engineering leader passionate about helping mission driven organizations leverage the latest tech to meet their biggest challenges. His experience leading these transformations spans startups, US Congress, National Geographic, Anheuser-Busch, and more. Along the way, he has helped organizations become more diverse and understand how to be more inclusive and forward thinking. In his spare time, he practices martial arts, volunteers on social impact focused open source software, and travels. Payam is Iranian-American and currently based in New York City.