New chief executive peer advisory group launched in San Jose by Vistage Chair Nader Vasseghi

San Diego, October 24, 2016 — Vistage Chair Nader Vasseghi has announced the formation of the newest chief executive group, for CEOs and business owners in San Jose, CA.  As one of more than 800 Vistage Chairs in the US, Vasseghi will help his group members get results using a proprietary issue processing method to tackle their most challenging business questions. More than 45,000 Vistage member executives, business owners, and CEOs around the world rely on local peer advisory groups to get the most out of their businesses.

Regional Executive Craig Stevenson said, “Nader brings a special touch to Vistage and his members, based on his strong entrepreneurial spirit and experience, along with his passion to bring out the best in everyone he engages.”

Nader Vasseghi is Founder & CEO of SelfOptima. He is an entrepreneur at heart who has held executive roles at public and private companies, with a proven track record in building high performing teams, and scaling business value. He was the CEO and Cofounder of AuroraNetics, which was acquired by Cisco in 2001, where he started and led a business unit and took it to $700M revenue. Nader holds an MS in Electronics from University of Southampton, England; and a BSEE from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

About Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
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