Ellen Leanse has worked in Silicon Valley for more than 30 years, spanning Apple, Google, Facebook app development, entrepreneurship, user experience, and strategic communication. A digital pioneer, she built Apple's first online presence in 1985 and has continued her work in innovation, community-building, and leadership since that time. Her work with entrepreneurs in the US, Europe, Africa, and Latin America informs her views on tech’s role in driving global change.
Named one of technology’s top five marketers and a Silicon Valley Woman of Influence, Ellen is currently advising a range of early-stage companies. Follow her on Twitter at @chep2m
Dawn broke quietly that morning near Eregi, in Western Kenya, apricot light chasing the indigo of night, birdcalls and soft footsteps sounding outside my farm room’s door. I shared that room... Read more »