Lisa Weeks

TEDx Speaker | Brand Engagemancer | Developer Docent

Lisa Weeks is a cyborg composite of 20 years marketing experience in the retail/entertainment/digital media industries. She recently served as the Chief Marketing Geek for GeekWire, serves on the advisory board for several startups, including Fizzmint and PhotoPad, both SaaS startup companies. She also serves as a Committee Vice-Chair with Keiretsu Forum, which funded Telltale Games to $1.4 million in 2006. Prior to her work in the Seattle startup community, Lisa has worked with Nordstrom, Lucas Arts, Cartoon Network, Disney, Mattel and Microsoft. She enthusiastically applies her own “relatively weird” approach to marketing; combining her interests of gaming and technology with her experience of creative branding, design and sales. Lisa’s award-winning product development, merchandising and costume design work have been featured in Vogue, Lucky, and InStyle magazines. She is an accomplished speaker and presenter, most notably "The Economy of Weird" from TEDxSeattle 2013, and is currently the organizer for the Seattle Game Developers Meetup.