Shashi Bellamkonda is the Chief Marketing Officer of SurefireLocal.com
Bellamkonda is also the Adjunct faculty member of Georgetown University. After several years of enriching experience in the hospitality industry which also included being a chef, Shashi transformed his hobby of computers and technology to his career working in areas like Customer service, Program Management, Digital marketing and Social Media. Shashi Bellamkonda was honored by the Washington Business Journal's 2012 Washington Minority Business Leader award. he was previously featured in Washingtonian's Top 100 Tech Titans list in the Community and Thought leadership category of the Washington Tech Titans list : http://bit.ly/ttshashi and the Washington Business Journal called him the Social Listener http://bit.ly/wbjshashi. Other media mentions include Washington Post, WUSA9, NY1 TV, Webmaster Radio, BlogTalk Radio, Tech BisNow, Capitol Communicator, and many other digital and media publications. He has co-authored chapters in two books also been featured in 15 Books on marketing and social media.
Shashi is passionate about helping small business and has spoken on Small Business and social media tools at conferences like SXSW, IABC, PRSA, Mid-Atlantic Summit, MarketingProfs and Affiliate Summit. Blogging is a passion and along with www.blog.networksolutions.com he blogs at www.shashi.coo and writes for The Washington Business Journal blog, examiner.com, and for techcocktail.com. Shashi speaks at national and regional small business, communications and marketing conferences. Few examples are SXSW, PRSA Digital Impact 2010, Optimization Summit, Affiliate Summit, Affcon, All Services Social Media Council, New Comm Forum (SNCR.org) 2009, American Independent Writers, NVTC,Tech Council of Maryland, Greater Baltimore Technology Council, DC Chamber of Commerce, and IABC.