Heather Leonard



Heather began her career in the Global Investment Research department for Internet and New Media at Goldman, Sachs & Co as Anthony Noto’s rst analyst hire. She was quickly promoted to Associate and moved to the Enterprise Application and Infrastructure Software group under Rick Sherlund. She went on to liaise part-time with the Venture Capital and private technology company communities in fostering lasting relationships for the Tech Research department. While doing so, she was also writing TV pilots and going to acting school while helping Henry Blodget startup the video vertical of Business Insider and contributing to Business Insider Intelligence, their subscription service. Heather has consulted at NFL Enterprises working with the head of corporate development to build the NFL's presence in the mobile application market as well as advising on the NFL Venture Fund endeavor. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from University of California, Berkeley.


Throwing Fruit is an app building platform that gives any media influencer or content creator an affordable and easy way to build mobile apps for broadcasting, with better audience insight and monetization opportunities.