Ashkan Karbasfrooshan | CEO and co-founder, WatchMojo
Lucky enough to have been involved with Mamma and AskMen. Started WatchMojo online video content survivor/leader. Regularly slays Goliath.Words to live by
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent, Genius, Education will not; Persistence/determination is omnipotent/Coolidge
More information about Ashkan Karbasfrooshan
Ashkan started his career at Mamma and joined AskMen in its infancy, growing sales from $0 to $5M and 10M unique users, closing large advertising deals with marketers and ad agencies. In 2005 IGN bought AskMen and today the site is part of News Corp. He also wrote 500+ articles, was published on AOL and MSN, and interviewed Joe Montana, Hugh Hefner… In 2006, Ashkan set up WatchMojo a video content company with 7,500 premium videos and 600MM video views. The company is profitable and has never raised money, counting media companies as licensing clients and marketers as advertising clients. Throughout, Ashkan has blogged about the experience on HipMojo.com and been published on MediaPost, PaidContent, TechCrunch, GigaOm, Yahoo! Finance, Washington Post, SeekingAlpha. He has been quoted in Business Week, CNET, Forbes and appeared on many television and radio shows. He is the author of Course To Success and The Confessions of Alexander the Great. He holds a degree in Finance.