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Reza Bavar is the founder of Kaloud, a company researching and developing innovative products for smokers. A consummate inventor, Reza is always conceiving new products, methods, and projects. His company holds utility patents around the world for products they have developed. He writes for various publications including the Huffington Post. In addition to his articles, Reza is a Fellow at the Aspen Institute’s Middle East Leadership Initiative and a past Fellow at the NewGround Fellowship. He served on the Board of the Entrepreneurs Organization from 2008 – 2012 and the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans from 2013 – 2014. Reza enjoys public speaking and regularly gives talks on Entrepreneurship and Personal Development. Reza’s passions include writing, photography, cooking, reading, and anything involving mystery, mysticism, and/or adventure. Reza holds a B.A. in Anthropology from California State University at Northridge and a Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School.