Leslie GrandyDateline: The Consumer Matters
First Published: Nov 21, 2009 / Last Published: Nov 13, 2012
Leslie Grandy is the VP of Product & Design at Gerson Lehrman Group. Grandy, who was named one of the 15 most influential women in social media by Technorati in the 2010 State of the Blogosphere report, served recently as Chief Marketing Officer for R2integrated. As the author of the blog "The Consumer Matters" under her Gearhead Gal brand, Ms. Grandy's insights are syndicated through websites including MocoNews, Newstex, Alltop, and Technorati. Recently, Ms. Grandy was named to TechFlash's Puget Sound Top 100 Women in Technology list, and she has served as a GLG Educator on the Telecom, Media and Entertainment Council for the Gerson Lehman Group. Previously, Ms. Grandy was the vice president of product development at T-Mobile, where she led the launch of T-Mobile G1 and the company's iconic Sidekick device. Prior to T-Mobile, she was Apple's online store director for the Americas. Leslie came to Apple from consulting roles for Forward Consulting, providing ecommerce guidance to companies like Turner Broadcasting System, Microsoft, and DivX. She also served as Vice President, Product Management at Infospace and GM of consumer marketing in RealNetworks' consumer division. Ms Grandy launched the first 1M customer online video subscription service, SuperPass. Grandy is a member of the Director's Guild of America and earned a Bachelor's degree in TV and Film from Northwestern University, as well as a Master's of Business Administration from the University of Washington.
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May 24, 2010
Will Google TV Change The Way You Enjoy The Web?
Google announces a new way to connect the web to your television at its annual developer conference.
May 18, 2010
Google To Close Nexus One Online Store
Google admits selling phones is harder than expected
May 11, 2010
Will Audi Get Its Money's Worth From Iron Man 2 Promotion?
A social media contest extends Audi's product placement in Iron Man 2.in Advertising
Getting Comfortable With The iPhone XXL
The iPad's challenging ergonomics may take some getting used to.
May 10, 2010
Bonding With My New 3G iPad
Can a girl and an always-connected touchscreen tablet find true love on the road?
April 29, 2010
Microsoft: We're Killing The Courier, Not The Messenger
The highly awaited Microsoft tablet won't see the light of day.
April 28, 2010
Better Living Through Technology: The Tony Stark Innovation Challenge
A video contest sponsored by Audi tries to uncover the next Tony Stark and save the planet through technology.in Videos
April 26, 2010
Israel Blesses iPad Saying, "Let The Tablets Go!"
Tablet now considered kosher for travelers to carry into Israel, but please only one per person.
April 24, 2010
Law Enforcement Investigating Criminal Charges in Lost iPhone Case
Apple has aske d local law enforcement to investigate whether any laws, like California Penal Code 485, were broken during the lost iPhone saga.
Leave Your Smartphone In A Bar? There's An App For That!
Keeping your personal information secure on your smartphone makes good sense. Just ask the lost iPhone guy.