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Houman Shafiezadeh

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Houman Shafiezadeh February 18, 1965- September 24, 2016

Houman Shafiezadeh, was born February 18, 1965 in Tehran, Iran. He married the love of his life, as he called her, Sylvia Maciá, on December 26, 1992, in Miami, Florida. He passed away at his dream-house-by-the-sea in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, on Saturday, September 24, 2016, after a short but hard fought campaign against the rare, and extremely aggressive, cholingial cancer.

Houman graduated with degrees in electrical engineering and software design and was recognized with multiple awards in the technology field. He authored two patents in the telecommunications industry which were secure mobility trailblazers allowing movie and music streaming. He founded two privately held companies which helped create jobs and improved everyone's lifestyle at home and work. Houman is remembered by many friends, colleagues, and family, as an influential, and beloved, part of their lives.

Houman was most recently the Chief Information Officer of Deluxe Entertainment Services, Hollywood, California, where he modernized and reinvented technology services not only for Deluxe's customers, but also for their staff. As Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Celltrust, Inc., he lead the charge for secure mobile services. While at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Houman created solutions to the most complex business problems brought before him. Houman was an Executive who was a problem solver who handled technology and business needs equally well.

He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Maciá Shafiezadeh; daughters, Roxanne Marisa and Zoe Margot; parents, Amir and Homa Shafiezadeh; sisters, Haleh and Laleh; uncles and aunts, Dr. Vahdat and Mrs. Mina Amirpour, and Mr. Hooshang and Mrs. Sima Ziaie. Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 3-8pm at Green HIlls Mortuary. Please sign guestbook at dailybreeze.com/obits
Published in Daily Breeze on Oct. 13, 2016
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