About Anousheh Ansari

Anousheh is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder and chairman of Prodea Systems, a company that will unleash the power of the Internet to all consumers and dramatically alter and simplify consumer’s digital living experience. Prior to founding Prodea Systems, Anousheh served as co-founder, CEO and chairman of Telecom Technologies, Inc.  The company successfully merged with Sonus Networks, Inc., in 2000.

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This is an amazing story of accomplishment.  It appears from her Prodea Systems website the company sells home automation and now Internet of Things which is a popular buzzword nowadays.  This company made her enough money so she could  buy a trip to ISS in 2006.