Natala Menezes is the former Director of Product Management at TeachStreet - a locally focused vertical search engine connecting teachers with new students. In this role she focuses on taking new products to market, defining a customer-centric product strategy and overall search experience. Previously, Natala was at Microsoft where she launched the self-serve ad platform (adCenter) and their contextual advertising offering, Content Ads.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Natala was a member of the Strategic Partnerships group at Google managing a variety of their syndication partnerships. Before she jumped into Technology, Natala worked in non-profits for the AIDS Memorial Quilt and Silicon Valley based non-profit start-up Kids in Common.
A recognized leader in the Search industry, Natala is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, where she received a BA in Philosophy. Natala splits her time between the foggy airports of San Francisco and Seattle.
Director, Product & Partnerships
Feb, 2010 - Sep, 2012
Director, Product Marketing
Aug 1, 2011 - Feb 1, 2012
Sr. Product Manger, Mechanical Turk
Jul 26, 2010 - Jul, 2011
Director, Product Development
Oct 6, 2008 - Jan 20, 2010
Lead Product Manager
2004 - Jan, 2008
Strategic Partner Manager
2001 - Jan, 2004