Heidi E. Lehmann is a mobile technology and media entrepreneur now focused on wearable technology, which she views as the next phase of mobile computing.
Currently, Heidi is the Chief Commercial Officer for Kenzen, a new wearable diagnostic and precision health company as well as Producer of Fashion Geeks, a digital series featuring female founders of hot new smart jewelry, clothing and fitness companies (wearabletech)
Heidi also advises and consults with venture capital firms, start-ups and brands to launch wearable technology /connected device companies including Trellie (smart jewelry company backed by Ron LeMay, former CEO of Sprint PCS) Manufacture New York (incubator for smart textiles and recipient of $75m MIT innovation grant), Anser Innovation (internet based consumer electronics/robotics company) Healthy You Now a mobile centric subscription health and wellness company founded by Tonya Lewis Lee that recently launched it’s own private label vitamin line, and Responsive Ads where she is extending the Responsive creative ad platform to reach the wearable screen (smart watches, fitness trackers and smart jewelry).
Heidi holds advisory roles at Women In Wireless, a new AI venture capital firm Glasswing VC, and LGBT start up organization StartOut. She is an investor and with Gaingels a New York angel syndicate.
Previously, Heidi was founder of one of the first mobile advertising platforms, Third Screen Media, acquired by AOL for $100m+ and early employee and head of sales for automotive research company Autosite acquired by Autoweb for $20m. Heidi was also co-founder and CEO of MoxieQ a mobile first influencer platform with distribution across all US mobile carriers and a video and social media partnership with BravoTV. She has led business development at venture-backed start-ups including Kaon Interactive (3D object capture technology) and Artificial Life (AI bot technology).
Heidi is also the Founder of a media company (SWSI “smart women, smart ideas”) which sold it’s first show to BET after a successful digital run on OraTV, a joint venture between Larry King + Carlos Slim. SWSI just received funding for it’s second show “Fashion Geeks” featuring female founders of wearable technology
Heidi has been featured and quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Ad Age, Adweek, Mediapost, ClickZ, The Daily Dot, The Advocate, SheWired, The Kansas City Business Journal, Curve Magazine and in multiple Mobile Marketing publications and spoken on and moderated panels at events such as M1 Summit, SXSW, 3GSM Mobile World Congress, CTIA, Product Innovation Apparel, AdTech, OMMA, World Future Society, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, New York Economic Development Council, New York Times Innovation Day, Reuters Media Day, Start-Out, iMedia Summit and Digital Hollywood.
She was a keynote speaker at the 2016 National NGLCC conference.
Heidi was voted a 2015 Woman of Influence by The New York Business Journal, 2014 Most Influential Woman in Tech, 2011 Female Founder to Watch by Women 2.0, a 2011 Most Influential Woman in Wireless by Fierce Wireless, and a 2010 Woman to Watch by Mobile Marketer.