About Los Angeles Rug Cleaning & Dr. Sobhe!
Dr. Khosrow Sobhe is the founder and C.E.O. of SOBCO International Ltd. (the parent-company of Los Angeles Rug Cleaning).
1- Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from Iran (1975)
2- Master of Business Administration, M.B.A., Northrop University, Los Angeles, California (1978)
3- Master of Science in Education (M.S. Ed.), University of Southern California, (U.S.C.), Los Angeles, California (1979)
4- Ph.D. in Higher Educational Planning, University of Southern California, (U.S.C.)Los Angeles, California (1982)
1- Vice President of Planning, Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology, affiliated to the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology, Tehran, Iran.
2- Deputy Director, National Iranian Commission for UNESCO, Tehran, Iran.
3- Director General, Center for Science and Research Policy, affiliated to the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology, Tehran, Iran.
4- Twenty years of experience in teaching at different Iranian universities and higher educational institutes
5- Ten years of honorary management and membership in "Parents' and Teachers' Associations" in different districts of Tehran
6- Many published articles and delivered speeches in different academic journals and conferences inside and outside of Iran
Jobs and Positions in the Past Decade:
1- Producer and Exporter of Persian carpets. The Exemplary Carpet Exporter of the year 1999-2000, received the Iranian Presidential Award
2- Member of the Board and the Spokesman for the "Iranian Carpet Exporters' Association", Tehran, Iran.
3- Editor in Chief, "Iranian Handmade Carpet" quarterly
4- Member, the Official Irano-German Chamber of Commerce, Tehran, Iran.
5- Member, Irano-British Chamber of Commerce, Tehran, Iran.
6- Member, Representatives Council, Iran Chamber of Commerce, Mines and Industries, Tehran, Iran.
7- Member, Kowsar Boys High School "Parents' and Teachers' Association", District 6, Tehran, Iran.
8- President, Soroush Boys Elementary School "Parents and Teachers' Association", District 3, Tehran, Iran.
9- Vice President, Central Council, "Parents' and Teachers' Association" District 3, Tehran, Iran.
10- Instructor and lecturer in different universities and institutions of higher education in Iran
Recent Activities in the U.S.
1- Member, Parents-Teachers' Association, Hawthorne School, Beverly Hills, California, 2004-2005.
2- Member, U.S. National Parents-Teachers' Association, 2004-2005.
3-President, Sobco International Ltd.; Importer of Persian Rugs Los Angeles, California (July 2004 to the present).
4- Textile Museum Associates of Southern California (TMA/SC) Board Member.
5- Iranian Carpet Exporters' Association, Board Member.
6- Textile Group of Los Angeles, member
7- American Society of Interior Designers, ASID Los Angeles Chapter, Industry Partner
8- Oriental Rug Retailers of America, member
(Notes on Dr. Khosrow Sobhe, Barry O' Connell, Washington
D.C., the moderator of the most visited websites on handmade
rugs www.spongobongo.com & www.persiancarpetguide.com :
"Khosrow Sobhe is to the Western World the voice of the Persian Carpet industry. He is a frequent spokesman for the Iranian Carpet Exporters Association."