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Ali Kiassat

Ali Kiassat

Expert-in-Residence
Sales and Business Development.

About Ali Kiassat

Areas of Specialization:

  • Sales (process, deal lifecycle, competitive research)
  • Business Development (demand gen, lead nurturing, cadence)
  • Monetization and Strategy
  • Product

Ali Kiassat is a founder, business development executive and management consultant. He is keen on helping DMZ founders identify the persona of their customers, make their first sale, develop & scale a sales playbook, find product market fit and identify focused strategies. Previously, Ali was a founding member of a PropTech startup, a consultant in the blockchain space, and a people leader at a top Silicon Valley SaaS company. Before that, he helped scale a Toronto-based startup to 170+ employees from 40. With a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and 10 years of sales and leadership experience in the tech world, Ali is passionate about giving back to the startup ecosystem.