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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 CHOW.com (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 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 (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 […]
Chany is a vital member of the BKW team. She brings an incredible work ethic to projects — along with powerful positivity and proactivity.
Ray is the quintessential BKW person: experienced and technically skilled at his craft (in his case videography and editing) and proactive and great with people. Ray works in corporate video but also makes amazing wedding and music videos.
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.
Sven Wiederholt is a commercial photographer and videographer. He has worked for Clorox, Quaker Oats, Sprint, Microsoft and many others. He is a renaissance man beyond belief… besides his photos and videos, he is reviving an historic family brand of beer and created the truly gorgeous line of OW Socks.
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 […]
Adrian is a graphic designer based in the beautiful city of San Francisco which also is his hometown.
He enjoys creating visuals whether its taking a photo or creating an interface. His goal is to help deliver products that will not only solve a problem…but the right problem. Adrian believes good design equates to increased ROI, revenue and sales which ultimately leads to the success of a company.
Dan is a video editor, producer, and motion designer. Since 2004, he has been working with ad agencies, production houses and clients on a variety of commercial campaigns and videos for traditional and new media. Editing, shooting, producing, concepting, directing, designing, animating, dvd authoring, project managing, and problem solving are all things Dan enjoys.
Kathryn is a designer and illustrator working in Los Angeles and New York. Formerly an advertising art director, she loves creating new brands for awesome ideas and products. She earned her B.F.A. from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena with honors. Check Kathryn out on Instagram.
Colleen is a social media strategist, writer, editor, blogger, and avid list-maker. She has nearly 20 years of professional experience across a number of industries including public relations, non-profits, communications, government, and tech. Colleen has a degree in print journalism from the University of Southern California, and lives in the East Bay Area with her […]
Keanu is a content and media producer, entrepreneur, and communications specialist. In 2014, he co-founded Bonaloop, a web-based platform connecting college students with paid opportunities on the North Shore of Boston and beyond. Keanu lives in East Somerville, MA loves it, and enjoys traveling mostly anywhere. He strives to find effective and unique solutions for […]
Peter is a videographer, journalist, and low-fi animator living in Boston. He began his career at age six with a groundbreaking documentary about his family’s Thanksgiving rituals. Met with forced enthusiasm from his parents, his passion was cemented and he’s never looked back. Outside of his work, Peter is a cellist, composer, underground event organizer, […]