Natala Menezes leads Product Management & Marketing efforts for Amazon Mechanical Turk, an outsourcing in the cloud solution. Previously, she managed strategic partnerships at Google, led Go-To-Market efforts and product planning for Microsoft Advertising's adCenter and was the Director of Product Development at TeachStreet. A recognized leader in the Tech industry and a Silicon Valley native, Natala is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities where she received a BA in Philosophy. Her current areas of interest include technologies related to real-time information, crowdsourcing, local business marketing and social gaming. She can often be found splitting her time between her Kindle and iPad.