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Presenter Profile

Darius Mirshahzadeh

Founder of The Real Darius

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Darius Mirshahzadeh is a dad, husband, twin, brother and son who was born and raised in California and now lives in Austin, Texas. He is a serial entrepreneur, author, conscious capitalist, speaker, and entertainer. Darius’s passion is to make the world a better place using his talents and engagement. He is all about the P’s: Passion, Pizza, Puzzles, and Pink Unicorns. If you’re more into traditional braggy vanity metrics around success, he was ranked #40 in Inc 500 CEO’s in 2007 with 2500% plus revenue growth in three years of his business at Twin Capital Mortgage. He was ranked #9 in Glassdoor’s Top Ranked CEOs in America for small to medium businesses. Darius has participated in many prestigious programs including Birthing of Giants at MIT and graduated from the world-renowned Stagen Integral Leadership Program. He was a TEDx curator for the TEDx Golden Gate Park in 2011 and 2012 at the De Young Museum in San Francisco. The theme was The Pursuit of Passion.


Phone: (415) 203-3723

Questions Darius Asks a Prospective Client:

  • Does your company currently have Core Values?

  • If yes, can you say them off the top of your head?

  • Can your employees say them off the top of their head?

  • Do you leverage your Core Values to increase productivity and revenue in your business?

  • On a scale from 1-10 with 1 being the lowest and 10 being the highest, how important is it for you to have an amazing culture for you and your team to work in?

Topics Darius Talks About with Friends/Family:

  • Everything Core Values

  • Living your Passions

  • The 4 P's. Passion, Pizza, Puzzles and Pink Unicorns

Topic/Description of Presentation:

How to build a Core Value Driven Organization. Going from zero to 1000 employees without growing pains.

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