Meet our team of Hospitality Marketing expertsMilestone 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 Inc.Education: CornellBenu Aggarwal is the Founder and President of Milestone Inc. 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 Inc.Education: 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 Inc.Education: 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 Inc.Education: Bridgewater State CollegeChris Rockett has spent his entire career to date in the travel industry, working in the airline, car rental and hotel industries, as well as for several companies that provide sales, marketing and reservation services to hotels and hotel companies of all sizes. Chris has held senior executive sales, marketing and services positions with companies that include Hertz, Loews Hotels, Anasazi Travel Resources, REZSolutions and TravelClick. He joined Milestone Inc. in 2016 and is a resident of Massachusetts. Chris is responsible for leadership of the Milestone hotel and retail sales teams and for the company's global sales efforts.
VP of Finance and AdministrationMilestone Inc.Education: 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 MarketingMilestone Inc.Walter brings more than 25 years of experience in sales and marketing for enterprise software to Milestone. Walter oversees the Marketing organization and is responsible for both product marketing and demand generation functions for Milestone. Walter's background includes experience with both software and hardware vendors and he has worked in six different startups, including 3 successful bootstrap startups. Prior to joining Milestone, Walter was VP of Marketing for Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language provider Quarrio Corp and was also formerly VP of Marketing and Analytics at Emanio Corp. - a leading Business Intelligence SaaS vendor focused on retail, manufacturing and local government. Walter has held executive and leadership positions in both large and startup organizations, including Logitech, Phoenix Technologies and Maxtor Corp.
Sr. Director of Product ManagementMilestone Inc.Education: 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 Inc.Zulema 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.