Based in Los Angeles, California, Amir Pirnia is currently vice president of engineering at Hixme Insurance Solutions, an online health insurance broker. Amir Pirnia’s primary responsibilities at Hixme are the development and implementation of the technology necessary for a seamless customer experience. In addition to providing the company with technological expertise, he is a hands-on manager who makes himself available to his employees for coaching.
Prior to his work with Hixme, Mr. Pirnia held the position of VP of engineering at the online children’s educational platform developer Age of Learning. In this role, he created and led the team that launched the ABC Mouse app. He also held a leadership position at LegalZoom, overseeing teams responsible for creating new products to be used on ecommerce, social media, and mobile platforms.
An engineer with over 15 years of experience building and developing software, Amir Pirnia also holds an Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. This combination of technological skills and leadership training allows to him to bridge the gap between business and IT.