Farsheed Ferdowsi was born and raised in Tehran, Iran. He entered the United States in 1973 to pursue higher education. Mr. Ferdowsi holds a master's degree in structural engineering from U.C. Berkeley and a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Vanderbilt University.
Mr. Ferdowsi is an entrepreneur who has helmed several successful companies and has served on the Board of Directors of several for-profit as well as non-profit organizations in Middle-Tennessee.
He has two children and lives in Brentwood, TN with his wife Aram.