Stefanos Missailidis Co-Founder & CEO@stefanoslm
Ethiopian-born, Virginia-raised technologist. He built his background starting startups while at Virginia Tech and later specialized in backend development and analytics consulting while at Accenture for 4+ years. In his free time he partakes in Crossfit, Yoga, Soccer, and hunting down the best eats of the world (30+ countries).
Nurul Yahya Co-Founder & COO@nuwuls
Oakland-born, Malaysian-raised business strategist. She worked at top financial and consulting firms (Goldman Sachs, Accenture, and Barclays Capital) after graduating from the University of Illinois, but found her true passion in the event world after starting her first company, Project Greeting. She is an explorer at heart and has already visited 50+ countries and has tried enough extreme sports to be featured in a Red Bull commercial.
Designer X Design Director
An award winning user experience designer that works at one of New York’s fastest growing startups during the day and parties with Fiestah on nights and weekends. He brings his 6+ years of UX, visual design, and branding experience to the team.
Ketan Patel UI Designer@definestheline
A designer of digital products from New Jersey currently living Alameda, California. He studied Interaction Design the hard way by serving desperate and hungry PhD’s at NJIT. He is facinated by computer history and folklore and has personally met many of the people behind the phones, interfaces, and core technologies we use everyday. Ketan brings that long culture of user-centered design to Fiestah.
Kelsey Silver and Amanda Drewek are both fun and ambitious women from Wisconsin who made their way to NYC. Over the past several years, they have mastered the art of event design working for companies such as Facebook, Twitter, and Vine. Together, they craft the best events you’d ever attend.