Keith Washo lives in Virginia near RDU airport where for the last two decades has worked in sales, marketing, and partnerships for leading technology companies in Silicon Valley like Creative Labs, SanDisk, Qualcomm, and WiSA Technologies,Inc. In addition, leadership roles at consumer electronic and gaming component startups with offices in California like Adaptive Sound Technologies and Bigfoot Networks Inc.
Washo also led enterprise sales for retailers and brands while at Netsertive in Research Triangle Park and was Director of B2C Sales for Optoma Technologies the global leader in 4K and DLP projectors. Washo is currently Senior Director of Sales for award winning and top global brand in PC Gaming Hardware, Fractal Design.
Washo is an entrepreneur founding consumer products company Purebuds Earphones, Cofounding Startup Summit providing events and conferences to support entrepreneurs, and Producer of The Love Show.
Active member of RTP Capital as angel investor and investor in startups with VentureSouth.
Washo is a guest lecturer at Duke University teaching marketing ,sales, leadership, and business management. Plus guest speaker at NC STATE with the American Marketing Association program.
He is a member of ToastMasters International and an award winning contest speaker and author of the books, "The Heart Of Success", sharing wisdom on growing your professional and personal life the right way and "Good Things Come From Hard Times", sharing advice on overcoming adversity. You can learn more about these books by clicking here or hear his podcast on marketing & sales success @The Winning Combo.
Washo holds an Executive MBA from Saint Mary's College of California, A Master's in Music Business & Entertainment Industries from University of Miami, and a B.A. In Broadcasting & Music from the State University of New York at Oswego. Most recently completed Duke University executive program for "Communication Leadership", a leadership series at NC State with "Influencing Without Authority", and "Professional Presence" program at UNC Chapel Hill.
Washo on his spare time also serves as a Knight in the Knights of Columbus alongside coaching soccer, tennis, & teaching music
You can check out his music and wisdom blogs here:
To contact Keith you can email: KeithWasho@gmail.com