CEO & Founder
Mom of three, Linsly brings decades of experience building teams, products, brands and businesses. She is a start-up veteran (co-founder and C.O.O. Joann.com, C.M.O. Wine.com, Mission Control Red.com, co-founder and GM – YogaLoftMB), strategist (Bain & Company, Coca Cola USA, Kraft GF), family advocate (author – Happy Go Local: Smart Mom’s Guide to Living the Good (and Sustainable Life), advisor (LAs BEST – After School enrichment), and PTA President. Linsly, her husband and 3 kids live in the Bay Area.
Consumer Insights & Business Development - Co-Founder
Mom of two, internet veteran (XO Media), and consumer products manager (P&G), Didi has spent the past two decades leading teams in business development and eCommerce and building dozens of strategic partnerships with companies such as Target, Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Macy’s. Her greatest passions, however, are her family and raising her 8 and 10 year old boys.
Mom of two (three if you count the dog) and tech start up veteran, Susan George is a marketing strategist with more than two decades of experience in branding and communications. She’s helped create and refine the brands for dozens of start-up technology companies, including Danger, Placecast, Skyfire and more, and has also worked with major brands such as Visa and Intel on targeted marketing initiatives.
Perfect developer and team leader. Master of Applied Math and Informatics. Certified e-commerce developer with dozens of finished solutions. Mad skills in electronics and cars. Keen on new technologies and effective solutions.
The Curator Team
We have a dedicated team of curators that comb through thousands of titles to ensure they represent the best of kids’ media. They range from librarians to developers to teachers and span from California to Massachusetts! We are grateful for the “human touch” they bring to our database.
Walnut Creek, CA
The Advisory Board
Our Advisory Board, Technical Advisors, Parent Panel and loads of curious kids have helped shape SmartFeed since the very beginning. We appreciate their ongoing wisdom and support.
Crista Bailey – CEO, Andrew Harper Travel
Rich Bergsund – CEO, Wine.com
Chris Donnelly – EVP Product and Design, Oakley
Jon Funk – Partner, Founder Ocean Road Partners
David Sanderson – Managing Partner, Global Media, Bain & Company
Jan Swartz – President Princess Cruiselines
Paula Truong Ocheltree – CEO, Peeka Foods, Zentrum Motors
Jocelyn Mangan – CPO Snag A Job
Kristy McKnight – VP Product Development Intuit, Match.com, ABC Learning
Geoff Smalling – CTO 500 Friends
Scott San Filippo – Gracenote, EA, Liquid