Leslie Nakajima is Mapbox’s Head of Global Communications managing communications, media relations, executive programs, and brand awareness efforts for the company. Leslie brings 20 years of experience positioning new products, new technology, and working with open source communities to the team.
Prior to Mapbox, Leslie was Chief Marketing Officer at Sentient Artificial Intelligence. She has also served as VP of Communications at Mozilla where she led all PR and comms for Mozilla, and also its Firefox products globally including the launch of Firefox OS. Leslie also led Software & Services Communications at Nokia, and held other key leadership roles in developer, partner and product marketing. She also led communications for Sybase (now SAP), BT/O2, Openwave and on the agency side managed mobile and consumer technology accounts at Edelman PR and Ogilvy PR. When not at work, Leslie is a keen surfer and yogi.