Writer. Traveler. Localist. | Homelessly Home: Wandering
Lisa writes about travel, small business, mini living, buying local, technology, and media. She developed film, television, and new media content for over 10 years in Hollywood.
She worked with Madonna's Maverick Films, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon's LivePlanet, and the broadband entertainment channels Atom Films and ManiaTV. Lisa worked on films with Joel Silver, Paul Thomas Anderson, Adam Sandler, Sam Raimi, and Stan Lee, and with photographers Helmut Lang and Taryn Simon, and she was also a finalist in the Sony Pictures and Atom Films' 2002 Make Your Mark Competition.
A digital marketing pioneer, she has reshaped digital strategies for brands like MSN.com, Boost Mobile, Gatorade, Pepsi, FOX TV Studios, XBOX, H2O Africa (Water.org), MTV, and Toyota.
Lisa's digital projects have included partnerships with the UN Millennium Project, Sony Pictures International, and National Geographic. She's developed content and game play for a number of "firsts", including; Sprint’s first multiplayer location-based game, PhoneTag, XBOX360's first original content, Gears of War: Race to E3, Nerd Kingdom's TUG a procedurally-generated, sandbox, role-playing game, and the first "in-world" news for the virtual world SecondLife.
She is a contributing writer to The Mill Magazine, contributing author to LinkedIn for Business and Social Media Marketing: Write Up Your Tweet, and featured in AmericanExpress Open Forum, Intuit Small Business Blog, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, and on NPR.
Lisa studied Entrepreneurship and Marketing through the MIT Sloan School of Management OCW Project and received her B.A. in Radio/Television from the University of Central Florida.
Current Location: Montenegro
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