Episode 10: Art Maven - Luise Freese

Episode 10 of the Mavens Do It Better Podcast features Luise Freese, digital workplace consultant and Sketchnote artist. Luise was the Chief Community Sketcher at Microsoft Ignite and while recording this episode she also created an amazing Sketchnote about Diversity and Tech.

Listen in as Heather Newman talks with Luise about:

  • Diversity and Tech at Ignite

  • Building community and connections with technology

  • Overcoming your negative inner voice to pursue your passion

  • How Luise uses her art to empower others

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Mavens Do It Better original theme music composed by Jesse Case with voice over by Julia Francis.

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Heather Newman

Heather Newman is an award-winning marketing maven, technology entrepreneur and an epic connector that brings many worlds together. She has extensive experience marketing products and services for Enterprise businesses, startups and emerging markets. Heather builds plans and processes that are nimble, human and different. She is an adept storyteller and is passionate about growth for both employees and the corporate bottom-line. Heather hails from the arts and the bulk of her career has been working with the largest technology companies in the world (Microsoft, Google, Amazon, NetApp, Hewlett Packard, and Dell). Her nineteen years of experience working at technology companies and building global high-tech marketing strategy has driven millions of dollars of revenue and multiple award-winning campaigns. She has led global marketing teams for many technology companies including AvePoint, IT Unity & KnowledgeLake. Heather was a part of the original Microsoft SharePoint Marketing team. During her tenure, she helped launch multiple versions of the product, build the SharePoint Partner Ecosystem and conceived of and produced the first three Microsoft SharePoint Conferences. Creative Maven has produced thousands of global marketing campaigns and events. Currently CM is focusing on go to market strategies for Microsoft and its partners as well as a new site sister site launching in 2015 called Marketingfixer.com. Heather also serves as Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Content Panda, an innovative technology startup looking to actively disrupt how content is delivered inside software.