Barak Kassar
Co-Founder, Partner

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Barak is the BK in BKW. Prior to co-founding BKW with his wife and business/creative partner, Barak founded Rassak Experience which merged into BKW. Before Rassak, he founded and served as CEO of INBOXTV, a pioneering online video entertainment company, was VP Marketing and Business Development for (acquired by CNET/CBS); Senior Marketing Manager at Wink Communications (acquired by Liberty Media) and Marketing Manager at Ferris Research, an email technology research firm.

Kristin Wiederholt
Co-Founder, Partner

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Kristin is the KW in BKW. Prior to co-founding BKW, Kristin spent the better part of a decade as a producer and reporter for KQED FM—the United States’ largest public radio affiliate From there she filed stories for NPR and radio networks around the world. Kristin is fluent in Spanish and German. She serves on the board of Peninsula Food Runners a volunteer organization dedicated to alleviating hunger in the San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.

Emer Kelly
Customer Lead & Creative Strategist

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Emer (E-mer) is a digital marketer and graphic designer from Dublin, Ireland. She emigrated to the USA in 2012, and has never looked back. She likes to keep things interesting by doing a mix of communications, graphic design, advertising, strategy, and social media, and likes to build Wordpress, Squarespace, and Shopify websites and dabble in […]

Julie Kelner
Web Architect and Developer

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Julie spent 12 years at Oracle where she served as a software development director responsible for various aspects of Oracle’s web presence. She knows Drupal and WordPress inside and out. She can tie complex systems together so they appear as one to users. Oh, besides her ability to manipulate CSS, she can also manipulate what might be an even more tricky visual medium: oil paint. That’s her self portrait.

Amy Yoshitsu

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Amy Yoshitsu is an artist currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She investigates infrastructure’s relationship to the needs and habits of the individual as it serves and contorts to the agreements made within the many. Labor and manufacturing, post-consumption and waste – realms that exemplify the tension between systems of power versus singular […]