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Bay Area Ventures: March 18, 2019

Hosts Sam Brasch, Doug Collom, and Irina Yuen are joined by Kash Mathur (Chief Operating Officer, Chewse), Linda Crawford (Chief Executive Officer, Helpshift), and Owen Thomas (Business Editor, San Francisco Chronicle) on the Monday, March 18, 2019 edition of Bay Area Ventures.

Air Date: Monday, March 18, 2019 on SiriusXM 132

Bay Area Beat

Air Time: 7:00 pm
Featuring: Owen Thomas

Linda Crawford

Air Time: 7:10 pm
Featuring: Linda Crawford

Kash Mathur

Air Time: 8:00 am
Featuring: Kash Mathur

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Kash Mathur

Chief Operating Officer, Chewse

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Kash Mathur is the COO at Chewse, a service delivering family-style meals to offices from the best local restaurants. During his time at Wharton, he started a socially conscious venture to fund clean water infrastructure worldwide. With over a decade in executive leadership roles, he has guided organizations in the food space through substantial periods of scale by focusing on strategy, product, and operational excellence. Kash is passionate about building great companies and brands that deliver authentic experiences. He volunteers his time to mentor entrepreneurs and executives facing technology and operational challenges.

 

Twitter- @chewse
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Linda Crawford

Chief Executive Officer, Helpshift

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Linda Crawford is the Chief Executive Officer of Helpshift, an AI and bot-powered, messaging-based customer service platform. Prior to Helpshift, Crawford held several executive positions at Salesforce and at Siebel Systems, Inc., and has served on the board of directors at Demandware. Crawford has 20+ years experience in CRM and pioneering next-gen customer service.

 

Twitter- @helpshift
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Owen Thomas

Business Editor, San Francisco Chronicle

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Owen Thomas is the business editor of the San Francisco Chronicle. He supervises The Chronicle’s business and technology coverage. Previously, Thomas was the editor-in-chief of ReadWrite, a technology news site. His digital experience includes serving as the West Coast Editor of Business Insider, executive editor at the Daily Dot, and managing editor of Gawker Media’s Valleywag. Before that, he served in various roles at Time Inc.’s Business 2.0 magazine, the Red Herring, and Wired.

Thomas has a bachelor’s degree in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago.
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