Mahbod Moghadam (Ma-h-Bode Mow-Gha-Damn) is an Iranian-American internet entrepreneur and investor.  He is a cofounder of Everipedia. Mahbod was formerly a cofounder of Rap Genius (now Genius), which he started in 2009 with Yale University classmate and friend Tom Lehman. Mahbod graduated
Moghadam attended Birmingham High in Van Nuys, Calif. before attending Yale University. He attended Stanford Law and graduated in 2008 with a J.D. He was also a Fulbright Scholar to France. Mahbod is an avid pianist having played since he was 15.
Moghadam resigned from Genius in 2014 after receiving negative media attention for writing annotations on maniacal shooter Elliot Rodger's manifesto on his own website. After leaving Genius, Mahbod received substantial media attention for writing an article in Thought Catalog about stealing from Whole Foods chains predominantly in the Bay Area and Southern California. The article was entitled "How To Steal From Whole Foods". In 2016, he switched his loyalty to Ralphs.
Moghadam currently works full-time on Everipedia. He met Sam Kazemian in 2015 when he was giving a talk at UCLA and was immediately captivated by the earliest version of Everipedia. Sam showed Mahbod his Everipedia page and Mahbod was super excited because he had always wanted a Wikipedia page, and several people had made him one, but Wikipedia kept deleting it.