Bardia Dejban, Chief Operating Officer, has combined entrepreneurial, consumer product and enterprise software experiences that have helped him shape a philosophy of autonomy, transparency and simplicity. These traits serve as a catalyst and opportunity to create the best possible products for Volusion LLC customers by fueling a drive towards high-quality digital experiences that get shipped to market quickly and seamlessly.
He programmed his first commerce sites and founded his first web design company when he was 17. Bardia successfully founded and bootstrapped a multi-million dollar creative agency: Lolay. More recently, he started a data-driven workforce science/analytics company: Codalytics. He is on the advisory board of several startups in Los Angeles and San Francisco, including Seedling, and has served as a mentor to entrepreneurs at Pepperdine and Cal Lutheran Universities.
His professional experience includes time at companies such as eHarmony, Intuit and IAC. He's directly helped launch over 150 software and SaaS products, collectively totaling $3b+ in annual revenue, for companies such as Alibaba, Gifts.com, OpenTable, Hearst Corporation, Citrix, Evite, Kaiser Permanente, Thomson Reuters, eHarmony, Intuit, and IAC. He is also a named inventor on several design and utility patents (approved by USPTO).
Bardia is extremely passionate about driving positive change in organizations and fundamentally believes that people should always be the number one priority in every case; customers, employees and shareholders alike. Bardia holds an MBA from Pepperdine University.
In his free time he likes to be with his family, visit new local spots, travel, go outdoors (hike, bike, walk), and solve problems he encountered during the week.