Heather Wilde

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Heather Wilde
File:Heather Wilde Scottsdale EWF 2016.jpg Heather_Wilde_Scottsdale_EWF_2016.jpg
Wilde in October 2016
BornHeather Richardson
🏳️ NationalityAmerican
🎓 Alma materSt. John's College, Annapolis[1]
💼 Occupation
Software Engineer, Author, Speaker, Coach, Consultant
Female CTO. Expertise in growth, distributed teams, community engagement and digital innovation.
👩 Spouse(s)Leon (m. 2001 d. 2016)[2]
🌐 Websitewww.heathriel.com
www.heathriel.com/blog

Heather Richardson Wilde (born November 20, 1976) is an American speaker, author, Executive Coach, entrepreneur, software trends and innovation engineer.[3][4][5]

Education[edit]

Wilde graduated from St. John's College, Annapolis in 1999. She also attended Cambridge University.[6]

Career[edit]

After college, Wilde was a Flight Attendant for Spirit Airlines,[7][8][9][10][11] and later began working with Phil Libin at his second Company, CoreStreet.[12]

She spent multiple years working in the online and game industry, including time at Floodgate Entertainment working with Steve Meretzky. [13]

She later joined Phil Libin again at his third company, Evernote while working from her sailboat.[14]

Wilde moved to Las Vegas, Nevada in 2012 to explore Tony Hsieh's Downtown Project.[15] After leaving Evernote, she became the Chief Technology Officer of ROCeteer[16] as well as joined the board of productivity software firm Centrallo.[17][18][19]

Wilde also is the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of a travel technology company, TWIP - Travel With Interesting People.[20]

Early life[edit]

As an adolescent, Wilde was involved in an accident that would affect her the rest of her life. When walking across the crosswalk in front of her school, a distracted driver hit Wilde at upwards of 35MPH.[21] This accident provided the inspiration for the company Text Safe Teens .

While attending College, Wilde twice participated as a contestant in College Jeopardy after becoming a finalist in their online tournament, winning a $10,000 scholarship from Pontiac.[22]

Community work[edit]

Wilde serves on the GWIB IT Sector Council of Nevada,[23] the UNLV Howard R. Hughes School of Engineering Advisory Board,[24] and the Nevada Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Task Force.[25][26]

Writing[edit]

Wilde is the author of the guide "Fundamentals of Evernote[27] and the children’s book “Morgan’s Christmas Wish”.[28] She is an online columnist for Inc Magazine.

Speaking[edit]

She is a TEDx Speaker.[29]

Coaching[edit]

Wilde was named 2015 Mentor/Coach of the Year[30] and 2016 Las Vegas High Tech Woman Mentor.

Published works[edit]

  • Wilde, Heather. Fundamentals of Evernote. Amazon. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png

Video games[edit]

Game Name First Released Wilde's Role(s)
Galactic MUD 1994 Writer and Designer
Chron X 1997 Community Engineer, then Director
Star Trek: Conquest 2001 Community Engineer and Designer
WWF With Authority! 2001 Community Engineer
Pirates of the Caribbean Multiplayer Mobile 2005 Community Engineer
MoPets 2005 Community Engineer

References[edit]

  1. "St. John's College, "The College, Winter 2010"". St. John's College Digital Archives. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  2. "St. John's College, "The College, Fall 2010"". St. John's College Digital Archives. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  3. "Entrepreneur Coaching: It's Not Just for Athletes!". Tech.Co. 2015-10-06. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  4. "Industry Angel Podcast by Ian Farrar on iTunes". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  5. Lukas, Ivo (2014-10-24). "The Future of Information Is Here: The Internet of Things". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  6. Totten, Kristy (2015-05-14). "Degree of Risk". Las Vegas Weekly. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
  7. "Flight attendants reveal their weirdest moments on the job". Mail Online. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  8. "Why many flight attendants actually prefer working in Economy to Business Class". The Sun. 2017-02-21. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  9. "Assuming there is no difference in pay and prestige, would flight attendants prefer to work in the economy, business class or first class section of the plane? - Quora". www.quora.com. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  10. "Why flight attendants prefer economy class service". NewsComAu. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  11. "11 insider facts most flight attendants know — and you probably don't". The Independent. 2017-02-20. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  12. Journal, Steve Stecklow Staff Reporter of The Wall Street (2005-11-19). "Obsessive Coupon Disorder". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  13. Quora. "4 Neat Startup Culture Hacks That Promote Teamwork". Inc. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  14. 정보라. "[직장人] 365일 바다 위 요트에서 일해요". www.bloter.net (in 한국어). Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  15. Raz, Nicole. "Las Vegas Technology Boom Sputtering But Still Alive". Las Vegas Review Journal. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  16. F_464. "Les développeurs du monde entier se rencontrent pour la première fois au Maroc (PAPIER GENERAL)". french.peopledaily.com.cn. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  17. "Award" (PDF).
  18. "How This Teenager Turned a $500 Ad Into $7 Million Overnight". Inc.com. 2017-02-23. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  19. Mysoor, Alexandra. "The Science Behind Intuition And How You Can Use It To Get Ahead At Work". Forbes. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  20. Blog, Gigster. "This startup will change how you travel". Gigster. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  21. "Putting Teen Drivers In "Safe Mode"". Inc. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  22. ""Jeopardy Winner"". The Capital. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  23. "IT Sector Council Members" (PDF).
  24. "University Advisory Board" (PDF).
  25. "Task Force Meeting Minutes" (PDF).
  26. "Mark Hutchison Announces Creation of Southern Nevada Entrepreneurship Task Force".
  27. Wilde, Heather. Fundamentals of Evernote: Everything you need to get started with Evernote in just one hour. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  28. Wilde, Heather. Morgan's Christmas Wish: A Very Bengal Christmas. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  29. "Speakers | TEDxUNLV | University of Nevada, Las Vegas". www.unlv.edu. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  30. "Coach of the Year" (PDF).

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