Frank Bistrian - CEO
As the former Head of Domestic Development at wework, Frank is uniquely qualified to oversee and guide work well win through all aspects of our proposed 90 location, 5-year expansion plan. Prior to wework Frank was a leader on the JP Morgan Chase Global Real Estate team in charge of large construction initiatives, Retail operations as well as Energy and Sustainability for the firm’s 100 million square foot portfolio. Prior to JPMC Frank was the Head of Construction at Goldman Properties, a multi city mixed use development and hospitality firm.
Lisa Brennan - CFO
Lisa brings over 20 years of experience in dynamic, growth-oriented companies in the retail, technology and wholesale industries. Prior to work well win , Lisa served as VP Financial Planning and Operations for the Merchant Customer Exchange, where she was responsible for developing the finance function for the mobile payment company. She also held various senior positions in Financial Planning and Operations at public and private companies including Laura Ashley. She holds a MS in Management from MIT Sloan School, a MA in Mathematics from Brandeis University, and a BA in Math and Economics from Wellesley College.
Katie O'Neill Bistrian - CMO
Katie is a global marketing executive with an eye for and love of brands. Katie is currently a consultant with Enlightened Brand Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm as well as a managing partner of Kenzo Takada. Prior to this, Katie was the Global Head of Strategic Alliances at Avon Products. Katie was also founder and CEO of ko co, a marketing and management company representing companies and brands including ESPN, Vogue, Avon, Derek Jeter, Muhammad Ali in their promotional, sponsorship, licensing, event and brand development. Katie began her career at IMG, where she became Vice President and Director of Client Marketing Group securing tens of millions of dollars of marketing deals.
Song Kyu Park - CTO/CRO
Song has worked in technology for 20 years, at start-ups as well as Fortune 500 companies, with extensive experience in designing and building multi-billion-dollar transactional systems, digital platforms, real time analytics and complex B2B integration. He has worked in various roles from software engineer, designer and architect to an organizational leader responsible for development teams composed of hundreds of engineers and various other roles required in software development. In addition, Song has been responsible for strategic thought leadership on how to leverage and monetize technology through new business models as well as ensuring user adoption through change management.
Cecilia Walker - Head of Design
Cecilia has been designing residential and commercial interiors for the past eleven years and launched a textile and wallpaper line in 2015. Prior to interior design, Cecilia spent fourteen years of her career on both sides of the fashion industry in manufacturing and retail for Keds , Levi's, Ann Taylor and Laura Ashley. She brings her classically edgy style, self defined as "New York black meets California surf" into her modern aesthetic. Cecilia’s work has been featured on Domino and in New England Home , The Boston Globe Magazine, The Sunday Globe's G-Style, Design New England, as well as her her fabric seen in Modern Luxury’s Interiors Boston, Hingham Magazine and Southern New England Home. Cecilia is an Associate member of ASID.