The team at Xoobo was founded by two ambitious entrepreneurs and marketing pioneers, Zee Ahmed and Ata Khan. Frustrated with the current state of the marketing industry, and the less than stellar results that agencies are known for providing their clients, Ata and Zee had a vision to build a marketing agency that would bring clarity to a vastly misrepresented and misunderstood field. They partnered up, and as a result, Xoobo was born.
Armed with a combined experience of 20 years in the digital marketing field and hands on expertise spanning nearly all facets of marketing, Ata and Zee have been leading the Xoobo team, ensuring their vision is followed, building Xoobo’s client portfolio, and creating shock waves across the online marketing industry.
Zee founded Xoobo with Ata in early 2015 in order to address the perceived misconceptions of the digital marketing service industry, and to bring light to this misunderstood field. As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Zee leads all aspects of the Xoobo organization, guides its talented group of 20+ individuals, and ensures the business stays true to its core vision.
Zee has proven himself as a strong leader, a creative problem solver, and strategic thinker with 15 years of hands on marketing experience working for large firms such as media giant NBC, and the Mobile World Congress.
Prior to Xoobo, Zee acted as creative lead in various notable advertising firms in the DMV region where he led multiple user-centered initiatives for clients such as Spotify, Microsoft, and Fox (to name a few).
Zee holds a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from University of Maryland. He currently resides in suburbs of Maryland, not far from the Nation’s Capitol, Washington, DC. When Zee isn’t working, surfing the net, or building websites, he can be found spending quality time with his wife and two children.
Ata co-founded Xoobo with Zee in early 2015. As President and Chief Operating Officer, Ata ensures the integrity of the business’ vision, executes on administrative and reporting procedures, and is responsible for effectively growing Xoobo’s client portfolio and introducing its market offerings.
Ata calls on more than 10 years of marketing experience to guide Xoobo on its journey across the industry. Most recently, he led marketing operations at billion dollar tech titan, Ellucian, where he built their entire marketing analytics infrastructure from the ground up, and secured over $30 million in pipeline revenue via marketing campaigns and various efforts. Before that he directed the SEO strategy for one of the nation’s largest home builders, Ryan Homes, where he was responsible for a ~25% year over year growth of search engine traffic.
Ata has managed marketing portfolios for various other multimillion dollar websites such as TopoftheRockNYC.com, RockefellerCenter.com, and StonehengeNYC.com. Most notably, he built the marketing engine for RapidAdvance, one of the nation’s top business lenders. While at RapidAdvance, the company’s marketing efforts went noticed by tech conglomerate Rockbridge Growth Equity, who then went on to purchase majority share of the company.
Ata holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Hawaii (where he learned to surf really big waves). How he transitioned from physics to marketing is something you’ll have to ask him yourself, but we believe it has helped him take a very analytical approach to marketing.
When not in the office Ata likes to spend time with his wife and son touring Washington DC’s many attractions.