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Shahrzad Rafati

Founder & CEO of BroadbandTV Corp; Entrepreneur and Thought Leader in the Media and Technology Spheres

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 Shahrzad Rafati Biography

Shahrzad Rafati is the Founder and CEO of BroadbandTV, a leading global digital entertainment company, and the third-largest video property worldwide. Recognized by Fast Company as one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business and widely known as a visionary in the online video space, Rafati is credited with pioneering the model that made peace between major media companies and their fans, uploading premium content online. Representing the top creative talent in online video, BroadbandTV is changing the face of entertainment and empowering a vibrant community of thousands of storytellers, trailblazers, and inspirers from around the globe to reach billions of views each month.

She is also co-founder and advisory board member, of the Chopra Yoga Centers. Co-founded by Dr. Deepak Chopra the centers are rooted in the spiritual leader's philosophy of the Seven Spiritual Laws of Success.

Socially driven, Rafati is outspoken in her passion for creating jobs and fostering entrepreneurship amongst the "YouTube generation." Rafati is also an advocate for women entering into technology and entrepreneurship and is the founder of Make Change, an organization committed to alleviating human suffering in disadvantaged areas. She has also been involved with fundraising campaigns for Mission Possible, United Way, and World Cancer Day.

In 2009, FWE Forum for Women Entrepreneurs named Rafati one of the Top 5 Women Entrepreneurs in Media and Entertainment alongside Sarah McLachlan. In 2011, she was the only Canadian named on Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business list. She was also featured on the cover of Canadian Business in an editorial piece called "Meet Your Next Boss," in which she was included on a list of 20 women shaking up corporate Canada. In 2018, Rafati was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the Pacific technology category.

Rafati is a very active public speaker who has spoken at events such as TEDx Vancouver, and Dreamforce alongside Marc Benioff, Mark Cuban, Chris Sacca, will.i.am, and Brian Moynihan. In September 2018, it was announced that Rafati was appointed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to represent Canada on the Business Women Leaders task force as part of the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

She has also spoken at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, VidCon, Web Summit, CES, Newfronts, Financial Times Digital Media, DMEXCO, Business Insider's IGNITION, and Collision.

Rafati is also a known thought leader in the entrepreneurship and media and technology space, having regularly contributed to Fortune Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and Wired.

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Shahrzad Rafati

Founder & CEO of BroadbandTV Corp; Entrepreneur and Thought Leader in the Media and Technology Spheres

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Shahrzad Rafati Biography

Shahrzad Rafati is the Founder and CEO of BroadbandTV, a leading global digital entertainment company, and the third-largest video property worldwide. Recognized by Fast Company as one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business and widely known as a visionary in the online video space, Rafati is credited with pioneering the model that made peace between major media companies and their fans, uploading premium content online. Representing the top creative talent in online video, BroadbandTV is changing the face of entertainment and empowering a vibrant community of thousands of storytellers, trailblazers, and inspirers from around the globe to reach billions of views each month.

She is also co-founder and advisory board member, of the Chopra Yoga Centers. Co-founded by Dr. Deepak Chopra the centers are rooted in the spiritual leader's philosophy of the Seven Spiritual Laws of Success.

Socially driven, Rafati is outspoken in her passion for creating jobs and fostering entrepreneurship amongst the "YouTube generation." Rafati is also an advocate for women entering into technology and entrepreneurship and is the founder of Make Change, an organization committed to alleviating human suffering in disadvantaged areas. She has also been involved with fundraising campaigns for Mission Possible, United Way, and World Cancer Day.

In 2009, FWE Forum for Women Entrepreneurs named Rafati one of the Top 5 Women Entrepreneurs in Media and Entertainment alongside Sarah McLachlan. In 2011, she was the only Canadian named on Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business list. She was also featured on the cover of Canadian Business in an editorial piece called "Meet Your Next Boss," in which she was included on a list of 20 women shaking up corporate Canada. In 2018, Rafati was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the Pacific technology category.

Rafati is a very active public speaker who has spoken at events such as TEDx Vancouver, and Dreamforce alongside Marc Benioff, Mark Cuban, Chris Sacca, will.i.am, and Brian Moynihan. In September 2018, it was announced that Rafati was appointed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to represent Canada on the Business Women Leaders task force as part of the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

She has also spoken at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, VidCon, Web Summit, CES, Newfronts, Financial Times Digital Media, DMEXCO, Business Insider's IGNITION, and Collision.

Rafati is also a known thought leader in the entrepreneurship and media and technology space, having regularly contributed to Fortune Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and Wired.

Shahrzad Rafati Videos

  • A New Age of Storytelling — Shahrzad Rafati & Arianna Huffington ...
    Hear Shahrzad Rafati's amazing life story and how she empowers others to tell theirs.
  • Inspiring stories in online video - Shahrzad Rafati, BroadbandTV ...
  • TEDxVancouver - Shahrzad Rafati - You are what you watch ...

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  • How to book Shahrzad Rafati?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Shahrzad Rafati for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Shahrzad Rafati, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Shahrzad Rafati or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Shahrzad Rafati?

    Booking fees for Shahrzad Rafati, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Shahrzad Rafati, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Shahrzad Rafati?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Shahrzad Rafati for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Shahrzad Rafati for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Shahrzad Rafati or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Shahrzad Rafati or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Shahrzad Rafati is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Shahrzad Rafati for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Shahrzad Rafati generally travels from VancouverCanada and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Fran Hauser, Nicole Yeary, Carolyn Everson, Esther Dyson and Megan Smith. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Shahrzad Rafati for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Shahrzad Rafati Speaker Videos

  • A New Age of Storytelling — Shahrzad Rafati & Arianna Huffington ...
    Hear Shahrzad Rafati's amazing life story and how she empowers others to tell theirs.
    Inspiring stories in online video - Shahrzad Rafati, BroadbandTV ...
  • TEDxVancouver - Shahrzad Rafati - You are what you watch ...
    Interview with: Shahrzad Rafati, CEO, BroadbandTV Corp
    Shahrzad Rafati, Founder and CEO, BroadbandTV Corp. on entrepreneurship, innovation and taking risks.

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