Wael “L” Abou-Zaki is a connector, director, producer, story teller, creative mind and entrepreneur. Abou-Zaki spent his early career in radio as a creative director and on-air personality under iHeart Media. Wael “L” was the spark that started Zaki Rose and continues to guide it into new directions as co-founder and Creative Director. His experience in film, agency, radio, concert and music platforms keep him on the pulse of influencers across a variety of entertainment and creative industries.
Ricardo is a pioneer of music business in Seattle, co-founder of Zaki Rose Media, manager to Sir Mix A Lot, multi theatre group board member and long time entrepreneur. He has worked in conjunction with Universal Music Group, Sony Music, Warner Bros., and Rick Rubin, as well as the Seattle Arts Commission and the Seattle Theater Group. He is a member of the Tukwila school board and a voice in the economic development of the city of Seattle. BA, MBA, Father of 3.