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givelight-children-orphans-team-member-basil-hashem-2020Vice President, Product Development


Basil is currently Vice President, Product Development for Yotascale, a Silicon Valley software startup. Previously, he was Vice President of Strategy and Advanced Development at VMware. He has also held leadership roles at several Silicon Valley technology startups including some where he was the founder. His experience includes a wide mix of product, engineering and strategy roles at Admob, Mozilla, Yahoo, Netscape and KPMG. He started his career as a software engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Basil holds an MBA from the University of Southern California and a BS in Computer Science from UCLA.