Hamed Davari holds a BSc degree in Industrial Engineering from Sharif University of Technology and a MSc degree in Technology Foresight from Amirkabir University of Technology. In his graduate period, he was a teaching assistant in a couple of courses including; forecasting methods, data mining, and information technology. Having a rigorous background in engineering and technology, he co-founded a management consulting/financial advisory firm targeting venture capitalists and startup founders, aiding them to raise capital. Meanwhile, he enrolled in the CFA program and successfully passed all the three levels consecutively. To deepen his knowledge and conduct innovative research, he got enrolled in the selective Ph.D. program in Finance at the GESS, Mannheim University.