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Dara Khosrowshahi

American,  Businessman
Total Quotes : 26
Innovation Drives

Desperation sometimes drives innovation.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Embrace Some Going

Any time there's significant change, there's going to be some people who embrace the change and others who are against the change.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Car Buying May

Consumers may put off buying a car, but they don't put off buying a vacation.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Pharmaceutical Other Iran

My family owned a bunch of pharmaceutical manufacturing plants and other consumer-goods manufacturing plants. We would license Western goods and manufacture them in Iran and distribute them throughout the Middle East.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Think Over Move

As we move over to more of a mobile device-centric world... I think the interaction model with devices is going to be much more voice-based.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

You Dead Optimize

If you don't optimize for the consumer on the Internet, you're dead.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Rest Product Falls

If you get the product and technology right, then the rest usually falls into place.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Think Lucky Country

I think a lot of Americans don't appreciate just what an incredible country this is, how lucky they are, how safe they are, how empowered they are.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

United States Been Having

Having a United States passport has been an incredible asset, and I hope that will continue to be the case.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

City Maybe Very

It was a choice between a paint factory in Indianapolis - a management training program to maybe run the paint factory one day - or go to New York City and become an investment banker. It wasn't a very difficult decision.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Business Product Will

When you let travelers vote with their clicks, and you put that at the center of your decision-making, you build the product they want, and ultimately, their business will follow.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Doing Lawyers I Remember

I remember my father taking us to meeting with lawyers, interviews with immigration officers, doing everything he could to get us that treasured Green Card - and the happiness, the sense of relief, when he finally did - we knew that we were welcome now, and we would be welcome tomorrow.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Work Work Hard Learned

When I was in my 20s, I learned not only how to work hard but about the importance of focus.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Think I Think Trump

I think where Trump just has it dead wrong is this is a world of us versus them.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Trust Own Will

You have to empower your employees to make their own choices and trust that they will make the right choices.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Medical I Think Very

I think I wanted to be a doctor. In Iran, the engineering and medical professions are worshipped. My father very much wanted me to be a doctor. I was certainly eager to please as a young man - as a kid, I should say.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Work Constitution Here

The American dream is you come here, you believe in democracy, you believe in the Constitution, you work hard, you can make it.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Bad Away Maybe

When you go to a voice-based interaction, you can't tell people, 'Ask me this question and structure it in this way.' And if they ask a question, and you have a bad answer, first time, maybe they'll be okay with it. Third time, they're going to say, 'This is a complete waste of time. I'm going away.'

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Behind Here Rebuild

We sure didn't feel like refugees, but in hindsight, I guess we were - my father and mother left everything behind to come here - to be safe and give their boys a chance to rebuild a life.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Believe World Them

We don't believe in a world of us versus them; we look at the world as all of us together.

- Dara Khosrowshahi