Episode 12: Music Maven - Lírica León

Episode 12 of the Maven Do It Better Podcast features Graciela (aka Lírica León) student, musician, singer, poet, freestyler, and aspiring producer and music label owner.

Graciela and Heather caught up at The Poets Passage in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  Heather met Graciela after walking into The Poets Passage when Graciela asked her to shake a maraca along to a song she was singing.

Listen in as Heather Newman talks with Lírica León about:

  • Working and performing at the beautiful Poet’s Passage, a living museum of poetry and local art, owned by the phenomenal Lady Lee Andrews

  • Aspirations of a poet and musician growing up in Puerto Rico

  • Diversity, culture, music and art in San Juan

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

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.