Kiyan Foroughi

CEO & Founder of global fashion accessories marketplace Boticca

I am an entrepreneur, investor and advisor. Currently the CEO and Founder of Boticca, a content-led, global curated marketplace that allows you to connect with independent designers of fashion accessories around the world, discover their stories and shop directly from their studios. I am third generation in my family to work in the luxury and jewellery industry after starting my career in investment banking and private equity. I am also an active angel investor and advisor in such companies as Boppl, PayPlug, Watsi, Ometria, Fotolia and AVG Technologies. I studied at Tufts University in Boston, grew up between Paris and Dubai and have also lived Boston, New York and London. I speak fluent French, English, Italian and Farsi and am currently learning Japanese.