Shervin Pishevar immigrated to the United States when he was young. His family moved from Iran to pursue various economic opportunities.
Shervin is one of the most prominent investors in Silicon Valley. Throughout his career, he has made wise investments in new companies. He was an early investor in both Uber and Airbnb. He made millions of dollars from these investments. His latest success occurred when Unilever purchased Dollar Shave Club. Shervin had a significant investment stake in Dollar Shave Club.
Shervin recently made the news when he predicted various aspects of the future. Most of the predictions were grim. He tweeted for nearly an entire day about various economic issues facing the United States.
Shervin Pishevar believes that the United States is headed for a massive financial crisis. He thinks the primary contributor of the next recession will be the debt levels of the United States government. He tweeted about how much debt the United States adds each year. He has no hope that any politician will make tough decisions to reduce the annual deficit.
Chess, a Drosophila of reasoning.
— Shervin Pishevar (@shervin) December 27, 2018
Consumer debt levels are also rising. After the recession in 2008, many people paid down debt and increased their savings. However, consumers have returned to spending a large percentage of their income.
Another major issue facing the United States is young people moving to other countries in search of jobs. Shervin Pishevar believes that automation will destroy multiple industries in the United States. He concludes that millions of young people will move to other nations in search of jobs. If this prediction starts coming true, it could signal a substantial economic problem in the United States.
Shervin Pishevar thinks that the education system in the United States is ineffective. As a result, he proposed various changes to government leaders. He believes that technology should be a much larger emphasis in schools than it is today. He also suggested making coding classes mandatory for anyone attending high school.