Person Overview

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Primary:
Director, Product Marketing at Gigwalk
Past:
Strategic Partner Manager at Google, Lead Product Manager at Microsoft, See All (5)
Education:
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Detailed Description

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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.

Experience (7)

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    Aggregate Knowledge

    Director, Product & Partnerships
    Mar, 2012
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    Shoestring Agency

    Co-Founder
    Feb, 2010 - Sep, 2012
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    Gigwalk

    Director, Product Marketing
    Aug 1, 2011 - Feb 1, 2012
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    Amazon

    Sr. Product Manger, Mechanical Turk
    Jul 26, 2010 - Jul, 2011
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    TeachStreet

    Director, Product Development
    Oct 6, 2008 - Jan 20, 2010
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    Microsoft

    Lead Product Manager
    2004 - Jan, 2008
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    Google

    Strategic Partner Manager
    2001 - Jan, 2004