Kashy Khaledi is a creative executive in multimedia and advertising, noted for his achievements bridging culture and branding for clients such as Intel, Google, Microsoft, Virgin Mobile, Universal Music Group, Viacom, Live Nation and Mazda. Khaledi has been nominated for a Webby, and won MTV's Woodie Award for Video of the Year in recognition of his brand-based music video series, Supervideo.
The common thread of Kashy’s work has been to bring brilliant personalities from eclectic backgrounds together to collaborate on new and exciting cultural experiences, be it in advertising, editorial and now, wines. Since launching Ashes & Diamonds in 2017, the winery has been recognized with distinction by Wine & Spirits’ Top 100, the San Francisco Chronicle’s Top 25 Wineries and others, all while bouncing to the beat of its own drum.
A California native, Kashy enjoys going to revival movies with his wife Laura and daughter Vivienne, then fiercely debating over tacos vampiros, horchatas and rosatos.