Benu Aggarwal,Founder and President
Benu Aggarwal, founder and president of Milestone Internet Marketing, is a recognized expert in internet marketing strategies for the travel industry. She offers her vast experience in conceptualizing and implementing comprehensive online marketing programs for the lodging industry. As a hospitality management veteran, Benu holds a B.S. and MBA degrees in Marketing, is a Certified Hospitality Management Executive (CHME), received a GMP Certification in Hotel Management from Cornell University, and is certified in Search Engine Optimization. Prior to starting Milestone, Benu worked as a director of sales, general manager and sales and marketing trainer for the lodging industry. Benu is responsible for overseeing the entire production team including team of e-strategists, search engine specialists, designers, programmers, content writers, PPC specialist etc. Benu is an author of the widely-used Internet marketing handbook - Hotels to HTMLs™. Benu has also written several articles on Internet marketing and website development and has been a speaker at several lodging industry conferences and workshops. Benu has lectured at several trade associations including AAHOA, CLIA, the Western Lodging Show, Eye For Travel, HFTP, AHLA, Best Western International, Phocuswright, SES (Search Engine Strategies), SMX and many more.
Anil Aggarwal is a CEO at Milestone Internet Marketing. Anil brings an extensive management and technology marketing background to Milestone. He is responsible for sales and marketing activities and for developing the technology roadmap for the company. Anil has conducted several educational and training sessions for the lodging industry including those for HITEC, Wyndham Worldwide and several other major lodging associations. Prior to joining Milestone, he was the Co-Founder and CEO of Zeevo, a wireless connectivity solution provider based in Silicon Valley, which was sold to Broadcom [NSDQ: BRCM], a publicly traded corporation. The company is recognized as a market leader worldwide in wireless connectivity space. He took the company from start to a $14M annual revenue run-rate with over 80 employees. As CEO of Zeevo, he raised more than $65M in venture capital financing from premier Venture Capital firms like Sequoia Capital (Google, Yahoo) and from strategic corporations such as Dell, Inc. Prior to Zeevo, Anil served in engineering and marketing management roles in several technology companies. Anil has won several awards including FSA's Best Financially Managed Private Company award. Anil has Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India, a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Hawaii, and an MBA Degree from University of Georgia. He also holds a Real Estate Agent license from the State of California.
Kchitiz Regmi,Sr. Vice President of Operations & Technology
Kchitiz Regmi is responsible for worldwide operations for Milestone. In this capacity, Kchitiz manages Milestone's development and promotion process for Milestone's client base. Kchitiz joined Milestone in its early stages and has been instrumental in growing the company into its current stage. Kchitiz is highly regarded in the industry by clients and partners alike. Kchitiz has also spoken at various Search Engine and Technology Conferences including SMX West and various State Associations hospitality conferences. He has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California.
Zulema Romero,Director of Client Services
Zulema Romero has worked in the hospitality industry for over 10 years. Having first worked at hotels with various roles and experiences, including GM, Zulema went on to work for Expedia as a Market Manager before finding a home at Milestone. Her complete understanding of the hospitality industry gives her the skills to be able to understand client needs and assist in delivering products that exceed client expectations.
Lyena Solomon,Director of Search
As the Director of Search, Lyena leads the SEO and analytics teams providing strategy, overseeing processes, facilitating and carrying out training and testing latest strategies to improve conversion and revenue. Lyena Solomon started her web development career in 1995 as a webmaster at Motorola. Since then, she has added Perl, PHP, ASP, and several proprietary languages to her HTML skills. Lyena has managed development teams, coordinated inter-departmental training, and facilitated integration of SEO, analytics and usability into web development process. In 2008, Lyena started her own consulting company catering to small and medium businesses helping them increase returns from their websites. Through website audits and marketing strategies, Lyena designs tactical steps to optimize websites, digital content, and search marketing processes with one goal in mind - revenue. Her expertise is in PPC, analytics, SEO and usability.
Kamal Koraitem,VP of Client Services
As the VP of Client Services, Kamal is responsible for leading an organization of talented Client Services Directors and Team Leads, and bright Account Managers. Located in Chicago and Santa Clara, the Client Services team delivers superior support services to their clientele throughout the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East. Kamal Koraitem joins Milestone from the Hi-Tech industry with extensive experience in customer service. Kamal received his Bachelors and Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California. He started his career in 1991 as an Applications Engineer at Actel. In 1995, Kamal joined Xilinx Inc. as an Applications Engineering manager. Over the next 16 years at Xilinx, Kamal developed integrated support programs and processes, and delivered superior technical support to premium and standard clients alike. Between 2005 and 2008 Kamal added 2 support centers in Shanghai, China and Hyderabad, India. By 2008, Kamal was leading a 260- person global Technical Sales & Support organization consisting of Specialist & Strategic FAEs, and Technical Support Engineers, in 6 major cities and several sales offices. Kamal's passion is in recruiting and developing top talent resulting in high performing, customer focus, and solution oriented organization.