Our Team

 

We are a group of passionate individuals who represent 6 countries and 5 languages across 3 timezones with a shared vision of giving everyone around the world an equal chance to be seen and heard.

 
 
  Shiva Farrokhi  Founder  Shiva is an Iranian designer, strategist and social entrepreneur currently living in Portland, Oregon. She is passionate about using the power of design and innovation to help spread justice and fairness to everyday people. She holds a Master's Degree in Industrial design from Art Center College of Design. Her experience includes designing physical and digital products for brands and startups including Twitter, Nike Girl Effect, Launch forth and Local Motors. In her free time she enjoys painting, calligraphy and seeing new people and places around the world.

Shiva Farrokhi
Founder

Shiva is an Iranian designer, strategist and social entrepreneur currently living in Portland, Oregon. She is passionate about using the power of design and innovation to help spread justice and fairness to everyday people. She holds a Master's Degree in Industrial design from Art Center College of Design. Her experience includes designing physical and digital products for brands and startups including Twitter, Nike Girl Effect, Launch forth and Local Motors. In her free time she enjoys painting, calligraphy and seeing new people and places around the world.

  Sina Sadeghian  Tech Lead  Sina has more than 10 years of experience in software engineering and leads the technology at in-it. He has a masters degree in computer science from university of Waterloo, won various medals and awards in programming competitions, including a Silver medal in International Olympiad in Informatics, has built and led high performing software development teams, previously co-founded a successful tech startup and worked as a software engineering in various companies including IBM.

Sina Sadeghian
Tech Lead

Sina has more than 10 years of experience in software engineering and leads the technology at in-it. He has a masters degree in computer science from university of Waterloo, won various medals and awards in programming competitions, including a Silver medal in International Olympiad in Informatics, has built and led high performing software development teams, previously co-founded a successful tech startup and worked as a software engineering in various companies including IBM.

  Hakha Mashayekhi  Experience Lead  Hakha is an innovative designer who has been a part of the intersection of many design and technology projects at R/GA for major brands including Nike, Google, and Uber. His ultimate goal is to create meaningful experiences for brands to advance their business and delight their users. Outside of work, Hakha can be found either playing or watching soccer. He's been involved with in-it from day 1.  

Hakha Mashayekhi
Experience Lead

Hakha is an innovative designer who has been a part of the intersection of many design and technology projects at R/GA for major brands including Nike, Google, and Uber. His ultimate goal is to create meaningful experiences for brands to advance their business and delight their users. Outside of work, Hakha can be found either playing or watching soccer. He's been involved with in-it from day 1.  

 
  Marjan Riazi  Content & communication   Marjan is a journalist, filmmaker, and social media enthusiast. She hopes to use these mediums to elevate voices that are often silenced or marginalized. She is currently located in New York City where she studies News and Documentary Film Production at NYU. With a background in Environmental Studies and Educational Studies, Marjan sees video journalism and documentaries as the next frontier of accessible education. 

Marjan Riazi
Content & communication 

Marjan is a journalist, filmmaker, and social media enthusiast. She hopes to use these mediums to elevate voices that are often silenced or marginalized. She is currently located in New York City where she studies News and Documentary Film Production at NYU. With a background in Environmental Studies and Educational Studies, Marjan sees video journalism and documentaries as the next frontier of accessible education. 

  Andre Herculano  Full-stack developer  Andre is a computer engineer originally from Brazil, currently based in Berlin, Germany. He has over 6 years of experience working as a Full-stack web developer, both remotely and on site. His expertise lies in implementing solutions that are reliable and easy to use. His main tools are Ruby and Ruby on Rails, Elixir and Phoenix, Javascript with React and Flux/Redux architecture. His passion are biking and sunshine.

Andre Herculano
Full-stack developer

Andre is a computer engineer originally from Brazil, currently based in Berlin, Germany. He has over 6 years of experience working as a Full-stack web developer, both remotely and on site. His expertise lies in implementing solutions that are reliable and easy to use. His main tools are Ruby and Ruby on Rails, Elixir and Phoenix, Javascript with React and Flux/Redux architecture. His passion are biking and sunshine.

 

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