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Farhang (Frank) Zamani
Founder, CEO and President, Caspio

CSU Chico

Computer Science (1994)
  • Hired a smuggler in 1986 to help him escape from Iran (his birthplace) to Pakistan, where he lived for two years. He then ended up with his brother in San Francisco with $70 between them.
  • Following graduation, founded Autoweb which went public in 1999. Left Autoweb to found Caspio, Inc., which empowers end-users to quickly create online databases, Web applications and Web forms—all without writing code.
  • Caspio's clients include Capital One, ESPN, UPS, Deloitte and Century 21.
  • Caspio earned a place in the top 1,000 companies on the 2010 Inc.com 5,000 list at No. 779, thanks to an extraordinary three-year growth rate of over 388 percent.
  • Caspio is a self-funded company owned by its employees and is a certified green business.

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