Meet Aki Hashmi
Aki is helping allvoices with Marketing while he is the CEO of Kalat. Aki brings over 20 years of management experience in consumer and business services. As President and COO of Nextdoor Networks he was responsible for all of the operations, with a focus on sales, business and corporate development, product marketing, and customer implementations. Previously, he was the Executive Vice President of Terra Lycos Quote.com and Vice President of Reuters America. His career spans 20 years working in a variety of senior management roles in start-ups, and global fortune 500 organizations including Quote.com, Knight Ridder and Morgan Stanley. Aki has worked with small and large teams to develop business from their early stages through to market leadership.
Beth Laing is the project manager for iFOCOS, which organizes the We Media conferences, awards and community. Prior to working with We Media she worked in a variety of new media roles with Knight Ridder, Infonautics and Access Atlanta. She is currently on the board of the Atlanta Women’s Alliance (AWA), Community Advisory Board for Junior League Dekalb and a Leadership Dekalb 2010 class member.