Kourosh Gohar

Kourosh Gohar is the CEO of Pijons, Inc., a technology company. He is also the CEO of Beautify, a local consumer/business app, and Kuyam, a personal assistant app. Gohar started his career in 1994 at Bank of America, leaving in 2005 to found Equitable Companies LLC, an investment company. Pijons, Inc. provides appointment management software through the Pijons app. It is used by professionals, groups, teams, and families to confirm appointments and set reminders. Per Zoom, it has 24 employees with $4.8 million in revenue. Gohar founded the company in 2015. Gohar co-founded Kuyam in 2010 as an online scheduling platform for beauty or fitness services, and as a hub to discover local non-profits. In 2014, he founded Beautify LA (powered by Kuyam) to connect consumers with local businesses via events and discounts. Gohar is also an angel investor in many local start-up companies. As producer and artistic director of Tuesday Laboratory, Gohar produced the plays The Architect and Faust is Dead in the late 1990s.

Gohar was born on September 10, 1969, in Iran and attended high school in Paris and Los Angeles. He earned a BFA in theatre from the School of Dramatic Arts in 1995 and a master’s degree in business from the Marshall School of Business in 2002. Gohar is married to Dr. Vida Yaghmai, a dentist. She earned a DDS from UCLA in 1998. They have two daughters, Jada and Yasmin. They reside in Brentwood, CA.