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Ali Zuashkiani is Chief Executive Officer of the Physical Asset Management Corporation, a consulting company dedicated to improving asset management practices globally, with a focus on the Middle East and Iran. As a global subject matter expert in this field, he is a frequent speaker at international events on topics related to physical asset management, maintenance and reliability. Zuashkiani is also Director of Educational Programs at the University of Toronto Centre for Asset Management. In 2003, he co-founded Knowledge Diffusion Network, an organization that aims to promote collaboration between Iranian academics living abroad with the scientific community in Iran. Later, he became Co-Founder and President of International Association of Iranian Managers, which aims to improve management knowledge and practices in Iran and the Middle East. He was recognized by the President of Iran as the most distinguished student of Iran in 1999.
2004, Founder, Thefacebook.
Internationally recognized executive with unique combination of experience and expertise in strategic impact investment for innovation and scale. Both a donor and a do-er over 17+ years in global development. Funder of rigorous impact evaluation for accountability and innovation; voracious consumer, and practiced creator, of evidence to guide decisionmaking. Serial change-maker and entrepreneur, and a seasoned professional who thrives in ambiguity and creates consensus for reform.