Javan Taherkhani is an entertainment, media, and technology professional based in Los Angeles. He has experience leading teams, hiring, analyzing and developing scripted content, and has worked in several international territories, including England, France, Singapore, and Indonesia.
Prior to joining Riot Games, Javan facilitated the opening of a new Los Angeles office for CINIME—an emerging international mobile technology development company. Later when CINIME was acquired by ULab, Javan was tapped to serve as Director of Business Development to leverage his skills in leadership, content development, and B2B relations. In his time at ULab, Javan forged strategic partnerships and grew the company’s Los Angeles staff by 150%.
Earlier in his career, Javan was an entertainment and media professional for 7 years. He worked primarily in the television industry from New York to Los Angeles at Comedy Central, Creative Artists Agency, Media Rights Capital, Entertainment One Entertainment, and Lawrence Bender Productions.
Javan earned a BA in Psychology and Media & Film Studies at Claremont McKenna College where he served as a resident assistant during his senior year. Before Claremont McKenna, he graduated from Palisades Charter High School where he was awarded a merit-based, full-tuition leadership scholarship to attend college.