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Laney Whitcanack

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Advisory Board Member, Maybrooks. University of California, Los Angeles grad.

Advisory Board Member, Maybrooks. University of California, Los Angeles grad.

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Involved In

Founder

The Princess Project
Big Tent Design, Inc. - Acquired 11/10 by Federated Media, Acquired 7/13 by Care.Com (NYSE: CRCM)

Advisor

Newborn R
Maybrooks

Positions

Advisory Board Member Maybrooks 2014 - present
Executive Vice President, Employee Experience Federated Media Publishing, Inc. - Acquired 1/14 by LIN Media (NYSE: LIN)) July 2013 - January 2014
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Content Marketing Federated Media Publishing, LLC October 2012 - July 2013
Chief Community Officer and Head of Publisher Development Federated Media Publishing, Inc. December 2010 - October 2012
Founder The Princess Project January 2002 - July 2012
Co-Founder and COO Big Tent Design, Inc. - Acquired 11/10 by Federated Media, Acquired 7/13 by Care.Com (NYSE: CRCM) March 2006 - October 2010
Director of Community Programs Coro Center for Civic Leadership December 2000 - July 2003
Special Assistant to the City Attorney City and County of San Francisco December 1998 - December 2000
Coro Fellow in Public Affairs Coro Center for Public Leadership October 1997 - August 1998
Program Coordinator Partners In Hope, Mexico City, Mexico August 1995 - August 1997

Education

Simmons College - Simmons School of Management Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 2004 - 2005
Harvard Graduate School of Education Adult Leadership Development 2003 - 2004
University of California, Los Angeles English/World Literature 1991 - 1995
University of Granada, Granada Spain Department of Letters and Sciences 1993 - 1994

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Local
  • • Advertising
  • • Media
  • • Social Impact
  • • Education
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)

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Diane (Bisgeier) Tate
Program Manager, Mozilla and Program Manager, WebFWD Open Innovation Program, Mozilla Corporation. Stanford grad.
The ultimate definition of creative leader, Laney is a tireless advocate for the projects she takes on. She sets a vision and mobilizes her ... teams. And she has no fear!
Heather Brown Natsch
Co-Founder & President, RaynaVi, LLC and Owner, Mission Potrero Properties LLC.
Laney is truly amazing. She has a keen business sense, a strategic mindset, and a strong operational capability. She is also a fantastic le ... ader; people want to work with her, and her charisma is unmatched. She has built both successful businesses and nonprofits, and her energy and passion is unparalleled. Not only is she an incredible entrepreneur, but she is also a wonderful person and a great advisor. I cannot say enough positive things about her!
Fergus Mellon
Head of Creative Services & Strategic Initiatives (Partnerships), Criteo.

Heather Brown Natsch
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder & President, RaynaVi, LLC and Owner, Mission Potrero Properties LLC.
Experience, extremely intelligent, strong market sensor, flexible, focused, enjoys the experience of building something

Karmi Soder
They're my advisor  •  Co-Founder, NewboRN Solutions, A Registered Nursing Corporation. Previously Director Operations, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation.
Karmi is really clear on the problem she is trying to solve. She is fearless in building relationships and connections in service of her vi ... sion. She is self-aware enough to continue evolving her idea as she gets more information