Shervin Pishevar

Shervin Pishevar
President, Social Gaming Network


Shervin Pishevar is president of, one of the world’s largest web publishers with more than 14 million members. Mr. Pishevar is responsible for leading overall strategy, business development, alliances, mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Pishevar founded his first company, WebOS in 1997 when he was 23 years old and raised more than $10 million. WebOS created the first distributed operating system of on-demand Windows-like web applications with APIs for developers.

Mr. Pishevar’s previous accomplishments include creating CNET’s Top 5 Web Application in 2000 (Hyperoffice), winning Computer Shopper’s Top 100 Technology Products of 2002 (Argentum), and he has raised millions in financing for companies that he co-founded or led. He is a holder of numerous patents, and is a published researcher with peer-reviewed articles published in JAMA and Neuroscience Letters.

Mr. Pishevar received his B.A (Interdisciplinary Studies) from the University of California at Berkeley, and completed more than a year of graduate course work in Health Economics at Berkeley School of Public Health.

You can visit Shervin’s Freewebs site at Feel free to leave a guestbook comment or become his friend.


Location: San Diego Ballroom B Level: Novice
Jeremy Liew (Lightspeed Venture Patners), Mark Pincus (Zynga), Shervin Pishevar (Social Gaming Network), Michael Lazerow (Buddy Media), John Hwang (Tripmonger)
Social Games are a new category of fun, simple applications that operate on social platforms. Find out more about how Social Games are driving a new wave of user activity and developer innovation. Read more.

Platinum Sponsor

  • Yahoo! Inc.

Gold Sponsors

  • CollegeNET
  • Friendster
  • Google
  • introNetworks
  • RockYou
  • Userplane

AppNite Sponsors

  • Charles River Venture
  • Facebook
  • SocialMedia

Premier Media Partner

  • BNet