Since co-founding yOOnew, Hagos Mehreteab has worked to develop the company’s brand and “live” proof of concept. In addition to working on research and development, Hagos leads yOOnew’s business development efforts. A graduate of the MIT Sloan School of Management, Hagos was recently nominated to serve on the MIT Corporation’s Board of Trustees.Prior to MIT, Hagos co-founded World2Nite Promotions, a marketing firm specializing in national grassroots marketing and event promotions. Some of his clients included Verizon Wireless, Universal Pictures, and Microsoft. In 1998 he launched LA2Nite.com, one of Los Angeles’ most popular online guides to nightlife and entertainment. Hagos holds a BSE in Computer Science Engineering from Princeton University.