Dariush bases his work with Googol partially on his experience as an intrapreneur (intra-organizational entrepreneur) at various large companies prior to founding Googol. He is the principal business architect within Googol, assisting a host of corporations in developing their businesses strategically, tactically and action-oriented. Dariush thrives on creating, accelerating and realizing value and growth. He holds a bachelor of science (BSc) from the University of Uppsala and a business administration and economics degree, with advanced studies in accounting from the University of Stockholm and have as well completed post-graduate studies at Harvard Business School in Boston, MA, USA. Before founding Googol, Dariush worked in various positions within the Kinnevik group, mostly on the European and American markets within finance and telecommunications. He has also worked within the international banking and finance sector. Dariush founded his first company in 1988 and have since co-founded and advised numerous company start-ups and change-processes in blue-chips. Dariush also lectures about innovation management and entrepreneurship and have been active at institutions such as Tokyo Institute of Technology (TITO), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) executive school, Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship, IHM Business School, SIME and IAC in Daejeong Korea.