Episode 41: Creative Maven Hedda Newman

Episode 41 of the Mavens Do It Better Podcast features our host Heather Newman, recently back from travels, talking about some morning machinations and giving a shout out to our guests and listeners.  

Recorded this morning from Creative Maven HQ in Marina del Rey, CA.  

Listen in as Heather talks about: 

  • Travels and learning about different cultures, where she has been and where she is going 

  • Working in diversity and inclusion and how to navigate some of the slippery slope that is about making change in our world 

  • A whole lot of thank you and gratitude for all of our guests and listeners who have been on and support this podcast. You all are wonderful. Truly thank you.  

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Heather is a Microsoft MVP for Office Servers and Services and is also the Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of  Content Panda, a high tech business dedicated to creating products that deliver a superior user experience that drive value to businesses. Heather is also the founder and CEO of  Creative Maven, a marketing consulting firm accelerates marketing dollars through clarity, consistency and experience to marketing teams, startups, enterprise businesses, and individual artists. She has produced thousands of events, campaigns, and experiences in the high-tech and entertainment industries and is also the host of the Mavens Do It Better Podcast, that features interviews with extraordinary everyday experts who light a spark in our world.  


Heather lives in Marina del Rey, California and enjoys traveling the world speaking about Office 365, SharePoint, and Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging. She is a published playwright and graduate of the University of Washington School of Drama, Seattle WA. Catch Heather on Medium where she is a top writer in Inspiration. Full disclosure on LinkedIn

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.