Leslie Redd has lived in Seattle for almost 30 years and currently works at Google in Cloud Learning Services. Prior to this Leslie worked in technical and services consulting at Launch Consulting Group, as Co-Founder and CEO of LearnBIG, Director of Educational Programs at Valve Corporation, as a Senior Administrator at The Evergreen School, and earlier in her career at the University of Washington and the Smithsonian Institution. Leslie has a BA in government from Cornell University and an MPA in Public Administration from New York University.
Leslie grew up in New York City where she believes that her access to playgrounds and parks were integral to her childhood physical and emotional growth. Leslie and her husband Tom moved to Seattle because of its mountains for skiing and hiking, and have continued to appreciate our great outdoors. They live by Wallingford Park where they spent countless hours when their two sons were young.