Mr. Ali Rowghani serves as Partner at Y Combinator. He is a Board Memeber of Mattermost. Previously, he also served as the Chief Operating Officer of Twitter, Inc. from 2012 to 2014 and as Twitter's Chief Financial Officer from 2010 to 2012. For the 8 years prior to his time at Twitter, Ali served in several roles at Pixar Animation Studios, Inc., including as Chief Financial Officer and as Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning. Ali holds a BA and MBA, both from Stanford University.