Before Yahoo!, she was a Design Director at AOL with teams working across community and personalized products including AOL groups, AOL Journal—the first AOL blogging tool—My AOL and You’ve Got Pictures. Prior to AOL she was the Creative Director at AltaVista and launched the AltaVista Live portal and their community offerings. She built first generation entertainment guides and community tools at Zip2 for national newspaper partners including the NY Times, San Jose Mercury News and early websites for AOL greenhouse partners. She began her Silicon Valley life working at Adobe on their first website.
She is the co-author, with Christian Crumlish, of the book Designing Social Interfaces, published by O’Reilly Media.
You can find her on twitter: @emalone