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Chief Product and Experience Officer | WeWork
Hamid Hashemi currently serves as the Chief Product and Experience Officer at WeWork. Over the past three decades, Hashemi has developed and launched three innovative companies involved in motion picture exhibition, multiple restaurant brands, and an aviation company. He also has vast experience in real estate development, combining his direct expertise with pioneering concepts for consumer engagement. In 2006, he founded IPIC Entertainment, a pioneer in luxury entertainment, building and operating award winning Dine-in theaters and multiple restaurant brands, bars, and event spaces, before selling the company in the fall of 2019. Prior to IPIC, Hashemi founded Muvico Theater in 1984, growing the company statewide in Florida before selling the successful business to Regal Cinema in 1995. From 1995 to 2005 he went on to build a new generation of highly thematic megaplexes, with never before seen amenities such as, childcare, restaurants and bars, including some of the highest-attended theaters across the country. Hashemi serves on the Board of Trustees of Pine Crest School and has served on various boards in the past, including the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale and the Board of Trustees of the Carl DeSantis Business and Economic Center for the Study and Development of the Motion Picture and Entertainment Industry at Florida Atlantic University.