Kaleem Clarkson

Chief Operating Officer

Blend Me

Kaleem is a husband, father, remote work advocate, people operations professional, and speaker. He is the Chief Operating Officer of Blend Me, Inc a remote employee experience consultancy that helps startups and small businesses onboard, engage and retain their remote teams.

With nearly 20 years of strategic operations and event planning experience, he helps leadership implement people operations solutions that increase productivity and engagement for both internal and external stakeholders. He is passionate about work-life integration and maximizing The Remote Employee Experience (TREE).

Kaleem was born and raised in Bangor, Maine, the home of Stephen King. He is a graduate of Worcester State University, has been featured in Harvard Business Review, and named one of the top 15 Remote Work Advocates and Leaders by the All American Speakers Bureau. Kaleem has presented alongside leadership from companies such as Google, United Airlines, Visa, Facebook, Netflix, AirBnB, Association of Legal Administrators, and Meeting Professionals International.

Kaleem currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his family. When he is not working, you can find him mountain biking on the trails of Georgia with his headphones, blasting a little hard rock music.