Meet Oren Michels
Co-founder and CEO, Mashery
Participant: We Media Miami ’10
Prior to co-founding and serving as CEO of Mashery, Oren Michels co-founded WiFinder, an international provider of directory services for public access wi-fi hotspots. He was president of Colt HR, a mid-market benefits administration software and service; and Winebid.com, a online wine auction service. He also served as president and CEO of The Groundlings, a Hollywood-based entertainment production company. Oren worked as vice president of business development at Feedster, where he managed the company’s activities in China and negotiated partnerships with AOL, Real Networks, and Mitsui.
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.