Liz Heller is a tech and media innovator, entrepreneur, investor, and producer.
With a career in cultural creation, global brand marketing, and social good, Liz is a digital alchemist working at the nexus of tech, culture, brand, community, and purpose. Recognized by USA Today as the “godmother” of the women’s cyber movement in Hollywood, Liz’s award-winning career spans technology, entertainment, film, and music. She’s architected growth and engagement for clients such as TOMS, Product(RED), and early-stage startups and projects such as Tim Kring’s Conspiracy For Good. She has brought her brand marketing and strategic visioning to companies and organizations ranging from Microsoft, Intel, Apple, Value Retail to the LA Tech Council and LA Clean Energy Incubator.
Her music career includes leadership roles at MCA, Island Records and as an EVP of Capitol Records, at the time when music, audio and the Internet converged. She oversaw artist development and shaped industry-first issues for multimedia content around monetization, legal protections, and strategic partnerships with tech and entertainment companies. Her producing credits include the feature film The Basketball Diaries, TV and concert films including New Orleans Live! and the soundtrack for Good Will Hunting.
Liz is currently a managing partner at memBrain where she leads teams in marketing innovation and creative, strategic advisory, and incubates and invests in early-stage startups and products. Liz is a life-long connector of people, who is proud to call a global constellation of change agents and industry leaders her friends. Committed to manifesting positive impact, Liz is a sought after keynote speaker, and moderator and produces and co-hosts weekly private and public industry webinars and conversation series around the world.