Karishma Shah

  • Joined July 2015

Early employee @Airbnb focused on Community Development and Brand. Relevant experience @Tickemaster & @Shopzilla. Proud @Berkeley Bear.

  • San Francisco, CA, United States
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Karishma Shah
San Francisco, CA, United States

Worked with


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours only


  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months



Community Strategy Content Email Marketing



Snail Mail Aficionado at Sweetest Nothing. Formerly Brand Management @Airbnb @Tickemaster & @Shopzilla. Proud @Berkeley Bear. Supporter of @Sumazi. I'm inspired by earlier stage startups that have solid teams and are mission-driven.

Work history

Events, Community, Marketing and Advertising at Airbnb
I was the first hire under our Global Head of Community. I've seen the company grow from 50 to 1500+ and wore many hats over the last 3+ years. My recent experience was under Brand Advertising managing our day to day relationship with our AOR.
Campus Coliving
Community Consultant
- Hired to develop a screening and matching process between applicants and community members/homes - Piloted the introduction of video interviews, batch processes and developed initial workflows for the community team



University of California- Berkeley
Bachelor of Arts-- Political Sciencce



offline community building community management community building project management marketing strategy


Industries I love

Consumer Products Education Health & Wellness Social Enterprise Travel

Side projects

Created a brand, website and a few greeting cards: http://www.sweetestnothing.com

Ideal team

Love working with a trusting cohesive team. CEOs must be patient and willing to take risks.