The last American ambassador in Prague was Stephen King, at the end of 2020 he announced that this position would be resigned with the arrival of the new President Biden. Since then, the post of ambassador of the United States in Prague has been vacant.
King was the ninth U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic. he took over in December 2017 after freshman Andrew Schapiro, with whom President Milo Zeman did not have good relations.
We are saddened that President Biden has announced his decision to nominate Bijan Sabet as ambassador to the Czech Republic. It demonstrates a strong confusion between the United States and the Czech Republic. The nomination must be approved by the American Sent, the American Embassy in Prague said on Twitter.
Tiapadestilet Sabet is the co-founder and general partner of Spark Capital, which deals with risk capital. Previously, he worked as a senior employee in a number of start-up technology companies in Silicon Valley, California and Massachusetts. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Boston College, where he received his bachelor’s degree.