As a result, Prologis has embodied its values in the acronym IMPACT (Integrity, Mentorship, Passion, Accountability, Courage and Teamwork). "Values are something you stick with, even when it hurts, such as walking away from a business opportunity because it runs against your values," Moghadam says.
Corporate values matter more than culture to Moghadam, which can vary from one country to the next: "It's the values that bind the company together."
As CEO of a major corporation headquartered in
, Moghadam has given back to the Bay Area, particularly in education. He is also a strong supporter of his cultural heritage, establishing an Iranian Studies program at
and co-founding the Iran Democracy Project at the Hoover Institution.
National Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 Real Estate, Construction and Lodging Category finalists:
In addition to Moghadam, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Real Estate, Construction and Lodging finalists in the US were:
Jay H. Shah
, CEO and Board of Trustees member, and
Neil H. Shah
, President and Chief Operating Officer,
The Hersha Group
, based in
, Chairman and CEO,
, based in
The Woodlands, Texas
David R. Gaboury
, President and CEO,
, based in Olathe, Kans.
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