Dadi Akhavan is Founder and CEO of numberF, an innovative video streaming service for contemporary digital art. 
Dadi is an accomplished entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience with founding startups and growing one into a publicly traded company and industry leader.  He has been at the forefront of innovation and a pioneer in multiple areas of using technology to impact people’s lives.
Most recently, Dadi was the co-founder and President of E-centives, a pioneer of digital marketing technologies, where he helped lead the company to an IPO and several corporate acquisitions. 
He currently serves as an advisor to several technology companies, and is involved with various organizations that promote entrepreneurship and innovation.
Dadi is an avid collector of contemporary art, and a supporter of various contemporary art institutions, galleries and artists.  He has a BA in Economics and an MBA, both from Georgetown University, and speaks five languages.