Meet our team of Hospitality Marketing experts
Milestone Internet Marketing, Inc. is comprised of a dynamic and multi-talented team of Internet marketing, technology, business development and social media experts. By harnessing our collective experiences and passion for what we do, we achieve far-reaching success for our hospitality clients and partners.
Our Hospitality Marketing Team Members
Founder and PresidentMilestone Internet Marketing, IncEducation: CornellBenu Aggarwal is the Founder and President of Milestone Internet Marketing, a leading provider and pioneer of Internet marketing and social media solutions for the hospitality industry and business around the world. A highly respected expert in Internet Marketing strategies, Benu manages product development and technology for Milestone. Under her leadership, the company has launched several award-winning websites and software products that help clients achieve success and profitability. Benu has written several articles on Search Engine Marketing and coauthored the Internet marketing book "Hotels to HTMLs." Benu often speaks at search and lodging industry conferences. Prior to Milestone, Benu worked in sales and revenue management in select service and upscale hotels in the US and abroad. Benu has a BS degree, MBA, CHME, and Cornell GMP program certification. View Speaker's Profile
CEOMilestone Internet Marketing, IncEducation: University of GeorgiaAnil brings an extensive management and technology marketing background to Milestone. He oversees sales and marketing activities and is responsible for developing the technology roadmap for the company. Anil has conducted several educational training sessions for the lodging and technology industries, including HITEC and Wyndham Worldwide. Prior to Milestone, Anil was Co-Founder and CEO of Zeevo, a leading wireless connectivity solution provider in Silicon Valley. 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. Anil has a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay, a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Hawaii, and an MBA Degree from the University of Georgia. View Speaker's Profile
Sr. VP of Operations & TechnologyMilestone Internet Marketing, IncEducation: Golden Gate UniversityResponsible for worldwide operations for Milestone, Kchitiz Regmi manages Milestone's development and promotion process for the client base. Kchitiz joined Milestone in its early stages and has been instrumental in growing the company to its present impact. Kchitiz is highly regarded in the industry by clients and partners alike. Kchitiz has spoken at various Search Engine and Technology Conferences, including SMX West, and state association hospitality conferences. He holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California.
Sr. VP of SalesMilestone Internet Marketing, IncEducation: Bridgewater State CollegeHeading up Milestone's Sales team, Christopher Rockett, also known as Chris, brings an extensive management and travel technology background to Milestone. Prior to joining Milestone, Chris has been Senior Vice President of Global Sales at Thing5 L.L.C. Chris is an accomplished sales executive with more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality and travel industry. He served as an Executive Vice President of Americas at Travelclick, Inc and was responsible for directing TravelCLICK's overall direct sales activities in Eastern North America and Latin America. Chris has also served as senior vice-president of business development of REZsolutions, Inc., where he was responsible for the sale of REZsolutions, Inc.'s portfolio of reservation, technology and marketing products to the hotel industry. He also held positions with The Hertz Corporation, TWA, Loews Hotels and Anasazi, Inc. Chris holds degrees in English and History from Bridgewater State College in Massachusetts.
VP of Finance and AdministrationMilestone Internet Marketing, IncEducation: San Jose StateHeading up Milestone's Finance and HR team, Asad Cochinwala is our Vice President Finance and Administration. Asad is also a member of the company's executive committee, helping to drive Milestone's overall global strategy. Asad has significant background working with the operations and development teams as well as the sales and marketing organization both in large public companies as well as venture backed start-ups. Prior to Milestone, Asad was VP Finance, Admin, and Treasurer for Summit Microelectronics, venture backed start-up acquired by Qualcomm [QCOM] in a very successful exit. Before Summit, Asad was Director Finance at National Semiconductor, where he held several leadership roles including Sales and Marketing controller, Division controller and Sr. Financial Planning and Analysis Manager. Asad currently serves on the board of Almaden Energy Group and has an M.B.A. in finance and economics.
VP of Client ServicesMilestone Internet Marketing, IncEducation: Hospitality Sales & Marketing AdministrationHeidi brings more than 20 years of hotel industry experience to the Milestone team, where she manages client services and relationships and leads our Chicago office. An integral asset to Milestone, she draws on 15 years of experience in developing ecommerce strategies for hotels, including organic and social media strategies. Heidi holds the Certified Hotel Administrator designation from the American Hotel and Lodging Association, and the Certified Hospitality Digital Marketer designation from Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI).
Sr. Director of Product ManagementMilestone Internet Marketing, IncEducation: Wesleyan UniversityPart of the Milestone executive team for five years, Mike Supple oversees local search and social media product development across three offices. Mike is the product manager for NAPtune™, Milestone's local search and listing software, MediaConnect360™, our social media management dashboard, and eBuzz Connect™, our online reputation management application. Mike has been a speaker at various search engine, local and social media industry conferences, including EyeforTravel and Local Search Association. Prior to Milestone, he created and led the sales team for JJ Buckley Fine Wines, an online wine retailer, using web, email and social marketing. With his marketing leadership, JJ Buckley Fine Wines was named the 35th fastest growing private company in America and number 1 in the San Francisco Bay Area by Inc 500 magazine.
Sr. Director of Client ServicesMilestone Internet Marketing, IncZulema Romero offers 10+ years of experience in the hospitality industry. She is responsible for fostering strategic brand relationships, as well as brand strategy development and implementation. Prior to Milestone, she served as a Market Manager for Expedia handling the Nevada markets. At Expedia, she worked with hotels directly, helping them sell and market their hotel rooms online. In addition to online travel agency experience she boasts extensive hotel experience, including General Manager positions.