Speaker Presentation: Amra Tareen

Amra Tareen is founder and CEO of Allvoices, the largest global community offering local to global news and perspectives in one place. Launched in July of 2008, Allvoices is the fastest growing open media site with over 11.6M unique users per month and 440,000 citizen reporters from over 180 countries. Prior to Allvoices, Amra was a partner at Sevin Rosen Funds focusing on investment opportunities in the communications infrastructure and next-generation carriers. Before joining Sevin Rosen, Amra was a product marketing director at Ascend Communications (acquired by Lucent Technologies in 1999) where she was instrumental in growing the DSL business. She was also responsible for product positioning, competitive analysis and outbound marketing for the remote access business. Earlier she worked as the product manager for Ascend’s SS7 gateway. Amra received a MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from University of New South Wales, Australia.