Outpost Redwood Forum Interview: Farzad Sharif

Outpost Redwood Forum Interview: Farzad Sharif

Around the Globe We Go: Airbnb Experiences Provide the Ultimate Adventure. Farzad Sharif, Airbnb’s Senior Marketing Manager & Outpost Community Member, has helped launch, develop, and grow several products and brands throughout his career. His latest enterprise, Airbnb Experiences, hit the ground running in 2016. The new platform is designed to combine where you stay, what you do, and the people you meet along the way. Farzad creates an identity for each experience by creating an immersive, experiential full or multi-day adventure. A few of his favorite “experiences” include bar crawls or speakeasy tours to connect with likeminded people. It was Farzad’s job to introduce Trips to the world by producing the reveal film shown in CEO Brian Chesky’s Airbnb Open keynote at the historic Orpheum Theater in downtown Los Angeles. The company has ambitious endeavors to add car rentals, grocery deliveries, and flights to its platform to make it a seasoned travel company. Podcast Co-Hosts Marcus V Colombano, Pineapple Red Rainey, Raconteur About The Outpost Redwood Forum For Outpost's 2018 flagship event, Pineapple produced and hosted the Redwood Forum. As the business track for the event, Pineapple led an open discussion with industry insiders who shed light on business growth, market risks, and brand partnerships. They contributed anecdotal tales of past experience and broader insights from their current positions. As a forum, the panel and Outpost attendees joined in an interactive conversation to discuss key themes and related insights.

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