Deepa Salem

Deepa Salem

Founder and CEO
Alltivity, Inc. creator of WotNow app


I founded WotNow, a social events platform - "twitter" for events/dates delivered in calendar itself. Launched in Chicago, crossed 1000 downloads in 3 months. Signed up nearly 100 public and private organizations to announce events on WotNow - major park districts, libraries, museums, etc.
Prior to WotNow, 8 years in senior marketing positions with SAP, engagement manager at McKinsey, MBA from Kellogg School of Management.

I'm up for

Being a co-founder
Discussing growth ideas
Feedback on my startup
Meeting other founders


Founding startups
Growth hacking
Women in tech


Marketing & PR 7+ years
Brand Marketing & Strategy Intermediate
Customer Acquisition Strategy Advanced
Email Marketing Intermediate
Growth Hacking Intermediate
Marketing Operations Advanced
Marketing Research & Strategy Advanced
Mobile Marketing Intermediate
Product Marketing Advanced
Social Media Marketing & Strategy Intermediate
content creation
Content Strategy
customer centric design
product conceptualization
Social Media Strategy


2014 - current
Alltivity, Inc. creator of WotNow app
Founder and CEO
2006 - 2014
Sr. Director, Marketing
2001 - 2005
Engagement Manager


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VIEWS: 355
Deepa Salem
A mobile app that drops critical and fun events and deals into a social calendar
VIEWS: 313
Deepa Salem
A LOT!Let’s say you are on a African safari and see a leopard chasing a deer. To (photo) shoot this fast-moving leopard, you need to increase the shutter speed. If not, as the leopard speeds up, the photo gets blurrier. (see background picture) However, even in the priciest cameras, the shutter...
VIEWS: 253
Deepa Salem
 Think about it. Would you want tweets in your email? Emails in your Facebook wall? Texts in your Twitter feed? Imagine!!No? I assume. You want them to nicely land in their “natural homes”. You want text messages to drop onto your texting app, Facebook posts to land on your...
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