Lani Rosales is the Chief Operating Officer of AGBeat.com, a business editor, and a Texas native with a BA in English from the University of Texas. Prior to AG, Lani was the Marketing Director at an independent real estate brokerage, designing the brand from scratch. As a digital native, she has closely studied advanced technolgoies and new media, and has been named one of Real Estate's 100 Most Influential, and one of the 12 Most Influential Web Writers. Lani co-founded BASHH (the Big Ass Social Happy Hour), and co-organizes the Ignite Austin speaker series.
My writing was first published
when I was ten (when my favorite song was "Good Vibrations" by a guy in
undies who traveled with a funky bunch) and I've written competitively
ever since (yeah, I lettered in UIL journalism in high school, so
I enjoy bread but don't eat it, have an annoying affinity for UT
football, have an irrational fear of sea creatures and at the core, I am a
laid back Austinite that will knock back a Blue Moon with just about