It is with profound love and gratitude that we thank and dedicate this site to those people who acted with such selfless kindness and compassion and to that spirit wherever it appears. We believe it is important that the American people understand that the Iranian people — outside of politics, religion or nationality — are extending their hand of friendship. This is a gesture of compassion and humanity from the people of one country to the people of another and we would like to help foster it. If you would like, here’s how you can help.

Adele Freedman and Tobb's sister Tam Dell'Oro are now managing a tax deductible charitable fund to finance the building of a school in Bam, Iran. We hope to have Tobb's name placed on the building. Longer term, the charitable fund will finance activities promoting friendship and peace in the Middle East. For the past 20 years, Tobb was actively involved in efforts to bring about peace between Israelis and Palestinians. This was his dream, as it certainly is of many, and we’d like you to help us do whatever we can. Thank you.

Tam Dell’Oro

Tam Dell’Oro is the founder of Dell’Oro Group, a research and consulting firm that specializes in business planning and strategic competitive analysis in the networking and telecommunications industry. Ms. Dell’Oro covers the Broadband Access market.

Before launching the firm in April 1995, Ms. Dell’Oro was the industry analyst for Local Area Networks at Dataquest. She joined Dataquest from SynOptics (which was acquired by Bay Networks and subsequently became part of Nortel), where she spent four years in Business Planning. While at SynOptics, she developed a competitive analysis program to evaluate the strategic performance of key companies in the networking industry. Prior to SynOptics, Ms. Dell’Oro administered technical contracts at a nuclear generating station with Bechtel Construction Corporation, as well as military aerospace contracts with the General Electric Company.

Ms. Dell’Oro received a B.S. degree in International Business from the University of Santa Clara and an M.B.A. in Strategy and Marketing from the University of Chicago. She also has taken business classes at the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business.

Adele Caryl Freedman

Adele Freedman joined GCA Law Partners LLP as a partner in August 1999.  Ms. Freedman's practice is focused on corporate and securities law, including representation of technology companies in private financings, public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate and intellectual property matters. Prior to joining GCA Law Partners LLP, Ms. Freedman was a Director in the Technology Group at CIBC World Markets, a global investment bank in their Menlo Park office. Previously, Ms. Freedman was an associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, California, and at White & Case in New York and Paris. Ms. Freedman received her B.A. in Government from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York and her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in New York, New York.

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