Steven Davidi - CEO
As CEO and founder of Pendari, Steven has dedicated over 10 years creating a productive and friendly environment and nurtured a discipline of long-term client service means. Given his background, has also been responsible for all the technology efforts in the company.
As a computer science graduate from Stony Brook University in New York, he began his career in IT as a software engineer for a number of reputable companies like Database America, InfoUSA and Open-I Media. His vast experience and various positions have made him very knowledgeable in both management and in Information Technology.
Steven brings optimism and energy to the team. One of his famous quotes is “anything is possible”. He really believes that, and he manages the company with that mind-set.
Samira Kordestani - Art Director
With more than 15 years of experience, Samira has produced many admirable design solutions for numerous clienteles such as Conservation International, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Warner Bros. Paramount, Universal, Disney, NBC, Hot Topic, UCLA, Knowledge Adventure, Museum of Tolerance, and Peter G. Peterson Foundation. Her innovative design work includes sophisticated marketing and corporate collateral, annual reports, packaging design, entertainment design, home video, web and interactive design which have received many honorable recognitions, including the award-winning interactive CD-ROM, "Perspectives on Profiling" for Museum of Tolerance.
Her innovative designs are a testament to her niche for story-telling combined with strategic thinking and marketing power . With her prolific approach, she has designed and directed timeless and compelling work in every medium to entice a wide variety of target audiences.
Samira received her Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication Studies from California State University, Long Beach.
Brian Kloefkorn - Lead Developer
Brian has been building websites since the late 1990s while he was a computer science student at the University of Missouri - Columbia. When he moved to Los Angeles in 2005, he put those skills to work professionally. Though gifted at technical development, he really shines at interacting with clients and has a knack for explaining technical issues in a non-intimidating way. He loves seeing projects come together and empowering clients to engage their newly-realized vision.