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Angela Leaney

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Founder, The Bespoke CMO and Advisory Board Member, Womensphere Interactive Networks, LLC.

Founder, The Bespoke CMO and Advisory Board Member, Womensphere Interactive Networks, LLC.

6 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Growth
  • Marketing
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Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Growth
  • • Marketing

Involved In


The Bespoke CMO


Womensphere Interactive Networks, LLC


Founder The Bespoke CMO May 2015 - present
Advisory Board Member VStar Entertainment Group November 2016 - present
Advisory Board Member Womensphere Interactive Networks, LLC 2010 - present
EVP Brand Marketing Harlem Globetrotters December 2010 - April 2015
Chief Marketing Officer Newsweek June 2008 - September 2010
SVP Creative Director, Nickelodeon Preschool & Parents Business MTV Networks USA May 2006 - June 2008
SVP Brand Communications NOGGIN and The N MTV Networks USA 2000 - 2006
Agency Partner, Planning and Research Ogilvy & Mather Los Angeles February 1999 - June 2000
Account Planner Ogilvy & Mather London 1996 - 1999
Account Director GGT London 1994 - 1996
Account Director Still Price Lintas 1992 - 1994
Account Manager AMV BBDO London 1990 - 1992


University College London, U. of London History, Medieval & Modern 1987 - 1990

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Full Stack Engineering
  • • Fundraising
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Green
  • • Healthcare
  • • Media
  • • Recruiting
  • • Social Impact
  • • Sports

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Branding • Digital marketing • Entertainment • Public relations • Advertising • Brand positioning • Brand Strategy • Business Strategy • Product Launch Strategy • Television • Audience Development • Content creation • Audience Insight

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Greg Palmer
They're my friends  •  Founder, goCoach and Senior Product Manager, Curriculum Associates.
Angela is simply one of the most brilliant professionals I've had the pleasure of knowing. Her analysis of problems and communications of so ... lutions create impactful change that affect the bottom line of huge organizations and startups alike.
Shen-Hsin Hung
We worked together  •  Acting COO/CFO, ?What If! Innovation Partners. Previously Vice President, Strategy & Planning, Condé Nast. Penn State grad.
Angela is one of the most intelligent people I have ever met. She is brand marketer by expertise but she really is a business woman. She i ... s a realist and is always thinking of every angles. She is also very commercially minded and problem solving focused. She welcomes collaboration and works both extremely hard and very smart. She is tenacious, and she is awe inspiring. No one comes away from a meeting with Angela not blown away by her vision, her enthusiasm and her energy.
Nick Grudin
We worked together  •  Director, Partnerships, Facebook. Previously VP, Business Development, Newsweek.
Dan Lyons
We worked together  •  Co-producer, writer, "Silicon Valley", HBO. University of Michigan grad.
I had the honor and pleasure to work with Angela at Newsweek. She's incredibly smart and witty, bursting with big ideas and able to turn tho ... se ideas into reality. Angela is also one of the best human beings I've ever worked with, a person of very high integrity. I think the world of her and can't say enough good things about her.
John Samuels
They're my mentor  •  Member of the Board of Directors, National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants (NAHAC).
Angela Leaney is a rockstar. She is brilliant (and I don't use that term lightly). She has lots of creative marketing and branding ideas. Sh ... e has great strategy and positioning ideas and plans. She can learn and adapt to any type of business. I highly recommend her for any business focused on growth.
Lisa Beebe
We worked together  •  Freelance Writer, Self-Employed. NYU grad.
Angela is one of the most talented, inspiring people I've ever met. She is a never-ending source of creative energy and genius ideas, and al ... so possesses the down-to-earth practicality required to develop a plan and follow through on it. She is a joy to collaborate with, and I hope to work together with her more in the future.

Greg Palmer
We worked together  •  Founder, goCoach and Senior Product Manager, Curriculum Associates.
Greg marries strategy and vision with a hand-on understanding of the day-to-day of the business. He is methodical and purposeful, honest and ... always follows through on his commitments

Ellyn Ito
We worked together  •  Board Chair, Hopewell Valley Youth Chorale and Executive Board Member, Rider Women's Leadership Council.
Proven track record. Deep vertical knowledge. High growth industry.