Ellen Leanse has advised more than forty technology companies, including Facebook, Microsoft, NeXT, Oracle, Intuit, Samsung, and Google. A member of the Macintosh launch team, Ellen served as Apple’s first User Evangelist and forged the company’s first steps into online communities. She has worked with entrepreneurs in Africa, Asia, India, Latin America, Europe, and across the US. Today she coaches startup teams, teaches Innovation at Stanford, and writes on entrepreneurship, leadership, and product design. PandoDaily named her one of technology’s “Top Five Marketers” (2012) and Silicon Valley Business Journal recognized her as a “Silicon Valley Woman of Influence” (2012). She spoke on “Happiness by Design” at TEDxBerkeley 2016.