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Nilou Ghazizadeh

Nilou Ghazizadeh

Director of Strategic Partnerships







Director of Strategic Partnerships

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Golnar Inc


Launched a specialty cookware line while in business school. The first few products are now available in William-Sonoma stores worldwide and online.

Check out for products, store events, and updates!


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Business Development Consultant

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McDonald's Corporation

Strategic Business Development and Marketing

Admitted as a global scholar to Marshall's International Summer Internship Program in Jakarta, Indonesia-- funded through Marshall's Business School.

Researched and developed strategic road maps to improve Indonesian marketing campaigns (emphasis on digital).

Oversaw the execution of the Happy Meal campaign, introduction of cash-less payment options (VISA), and building McDonald's first mobile application.

Corresponded with agency partners and aided in commercial shoots.

Worked closely with Director of Operations, Director of Marketing, and Consumer Business Intelligence team to develop Go-To-Market strategies through targeted campaigns/promotions and in-store implementation, focused on family marketing

Successfully adopted an understanding for Indonesia's unique culture and McDonald's market demographics

Delivered a presentation to the Director of Marketing to share growth opportunities and cost effective marketing strategies-- resulted in re-prioritizing the McDonald's marketing initiatives.


Draftfcb an IPG Company

Account Executive Intern

Supported the Del Monte Senior Account Executives, Account Executives, Project Manager, Planner, and Digital Strategist by constructing internal status reports, project briefs and directing client meetings.

Implemented a digital status report.

Led the Annual Competitive Review for 30+ pet food brands and redesigned the template for the yearly presentation

Planned,  coordinated  and  executed  the  creative  development  of  collateral  for  Milk  Bone’s  new  product,  Dental  Chews.

Assisted in development of new business under the direction of the president, the chief strategist, and the head of media production.

Clients: Del Monte, Levi's, Air New Zealand, Kikoman etc.

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USC Marshall School of Business

Marshall ExCEL Cuba

Explored the communist  country’s  social, political and economic conditions. Visits with key government officials, and economic leaders in the industries of healthcare, foreign investments, domestic products, and agriculture.


William Morris Endeavor Entertainment

Business Affairs

Synchronized, and redesigned the client/agent database and various international projects in a fast-paced work environment.

Drafted and revised corporate emails and legal documents.

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Keiretsu Forum

Angel Investment

Assisted the coordination of the 2011 bi-annual Angel Capital Expo with 850+ members.

Networked with industry leaders, private equity investors, and entrepreneurs in industries of Real Estate, Technology, CPG, Healthcare and Biotech


Stanford University

Ideation: The History and Theory of Design

University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, emphasis in Entrepreneurship & Marketing