Amra Tareen is the CEO of LittleCast
Prior to LittleCast, Amra founded AllVoices, a citizen news site. Prior to AllVoices, she was a partner at Sevin Rosen Funds from 2000-2006 to focus on investment opportunities in communications infrastructure and next generation carriers. Prior to joining Sevin Rosen, Amra was a product marketing director at Ascend Communications. She was instrumental in growing the DSL business. She was also responsible for product positioning, competitive analysis and outbound marketing for the remote access business. Earlier she worked as the product manager for Ascend’s SS7 gateway.
Before Ascend, Amra worked at Lucent Technologies in sales and business development positions. She was a sales manager responsible for selling Lucent VoIP and data solutions to carrier customers. Amra began her career in Telecom working as an engineer and a C programmer for Telstra Australia. Amra has an MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelors of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from University of New South Wales, Australia.
Amra grew up in Pakistan and Australia and moved to the USA for her MBA. Amra is married and is a mother of two young boys.