Farzad Barkhordari

Farzad Barkhordari, Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Farzad Barkhordari is the founder and CEO of Click 4 Compliance, an online compliance training company with courses translated into over 31 languages.  Farzad spent over 9 years in the Legal Department of Sun Microsystems in California, Washington, D.C., and Geneva, Switzerland, where he was Global Lead for all anti-corruption issues and provided legal advice in a variety of other areas (international sales, distribution, market entry, etc.).

After leaving Sun, Farzad continued to advise clients on international  business operations and the complex compliance issues related to anti-bribery, as well as create compliance programs, including training programs tailored to a variety of job levels, responsibilities and cultures. He has led on-site audits and internal investigations in many countries. Farzad has extensive experience in emerging markets and has worked on issues in China, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America and has lived in Europe and the Former Soviet Union.

Farzad graduated from the UCLA School of Law and is admitted to practice law in California. He received his BA from the University of Michigan and also spent a year at Harvard University as a visiting scholar in International Relations.

Farzad has lectured at Stanford University, Stanford Law School, Georgetown Law School, University of San Francisco School of Law, and the Latvia University Institute for International Relations.

He speaks French, Italian, Persian and beginning Spanish.