Natalie MacNeil

Natalie MacNeil

Emmy Award-Winning Media Producer, #1 Amazon Bestselling Author, CEO at She Takes on the World Inc.

Location
Kitchener, Canada Area
Industry
Online Media

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Natalie MacNeil's Overview

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Natalie MacNeil's Summary

I want to live on purpose, inspire people, and change the world. Crazy, I know. But as the Apple ad said, "the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”

Specialties

Interactive media development and production, social media, online marketing, project management, customer service, cross cultural communications

Natalie MacNeil's Experience

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Online Media industry

March 2008Present (6 years 7 months)

• Provide women with exceptional articles, advice, and resources to start or grow a business
• Awards and Recognition includes Forbes' Ten Best Career Sites for Women, ForbesWoman's Top 100 Resources for Women, 2010 Stevie Award winner for Blog of the Year

Co-Founder and Media Producer

Imaginarius

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Online Media industry

June 2010Present (4 years 4 months)

Imaginarius is an award winning digital media company known internationally for groundbreaking work in interactive innovations, games, and creative online marketing strategies.

• Emmy award winning co-producers on the interactive documentary, Out My Window, with the National Film Board of Canada (NFB)
• Online marketing campaign management for Out My Window

Production Manager, MI High interactive experience

My Pet Skeleton Productions

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Media Production industry

October 2009March 2010 (6 months)

• Managed a team to design and develop an interactive, online game that syncs with BBC's television show, MI High, a children's drama series about undercover agents in an inner-city high school.

Production Manager, Hana's Suitcase Online

My Pet Skeleton Productions

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Media Production industry

April 2009October 2009 (7 months)

• Coordinated the development of Hana's Suitcase Online (http://www.insidehanassuitcase.ca), an interactive experience that complements the book, Hana's Suitcase, and the film, Inside Hana's Suitcase.
• Nominated for an Emmy Award

Customer Service Consultant

Natalie MacNeil Customer Service Auditing

March 2006March 2009 (3 years 1 month)

• Evaluated top business brands on overall customer experience.
• Coached companies on improving customer service processes.

Project Manager, The Listener Online

My Pet Skeleton Productions

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Media Production industry

November 2008February 2009 (4 months)

• Organized and led a team to design assets for The Listener Online, at http://listener.ctv.ca, the official website of The Listener television series on CTV and NBC.

Project Manager, Inside Hana's Suitcase

My Pet Skeleton Productions

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Media Production industry

July 2008September 2008 (3 months)

• Coordinated the completion of seven animated scenes for the documentary, Inside Hana's Suitcase, produced by Rhombus Media Inc.

Natalie MacNeil's Skills & Expertise

  1. Online Advertising
  2. Social Media
  3. Project Management
  4. Blogging
  5. Social Media Marketing
  6. Digital Media
  7. Content Development
  8. Facebook
  9. Online Marketing
  10. Social Networking
  11. Wordpress
  12. Cross-cultural Teams
  13. WordPress
  14. Leadership
  15. Entrepreneurship

Natalie MacNeil's Organizations

  • Young Entrepreneur Council

    Co-Founder, YEC Women
    • November 2010 to Present

    Co-Founded by Natalie MacNeil and Scott Geber, Y.E.C. Women is an initiative of the Young Entrepreneur Council and is made up of successful female business owners, entrepreneurs and thought leaders.

    • The mission of Y.E.C. is to provide young entrepreneurs with access to tools, mentoring, community and educational resources
    to support each stage of their business’s development and growth

  • University of Waterloo

    Strategist in Residence, Research Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program (REAP)
    • January 2011 to December 2011

    REAP brings creative academic and private sector experts to explore new technologies –especially those involving interactivity, responsiveness, and digital display environments. To turn creativity into prosperity, REAP is designing a “digital sandbox for serious play,” where students, faculty, and industry experts work on funded projects that open up new markets.

Natalie MacNeil's Education

University of Waterloo

Honours BA, Business & Political Science

20042008

Activities and Societies: Impact Apprentice, Impact Student Leadership Conference, Happening Marketing Competition

Natalie MacNeil's Additional Information

Websites:
Interests:

New Media, Entrepreneurship, Travel, Fashion, World Politics, Film

Groups and Associations:

Forbes Insights Advisory Panel, Ontario Small Business Centres, Summer Company, Junior Achievement, Business & Education Partnership of Waterloo Region Speakers Bureau, Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest

Honors and Awards:

• EMMY Award Winner for Out My Window, 2011

• 40 Under 40 Recipient, The Record 2010

• Forbes 20 Women to Follow on Twitter, 2010

• Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Impact Organization 2010

• Blog of the Year Winner, Stevie Awards 2010

• America's Next Inspiration: 50 Most Inspiring Young Women, 2010

• ForbesWoman 100 Best Websites for Women

• Forbes.com Top 10 Career Sites for Women

• Blog of the Year finalist, Stevie Awards 2009

• Top 25 Young Entrepreneurs in Canada, Impact Organization 2009

• Member of winning business team for Impact Apprentice, a national business competition, 2007

• Top 30 Students in Canada, 2006

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