Julia LeStage

Founder and CEO, Weathermob, Inc.

Founder and CEO of Weathermob, Inc., a social weather media company.

LeStage is a 25-year veteran of the media industry and is a former Head of Daytime and Reality at Channel 4 (a UK National TV Broadcaster) and was responsible for commissioning the first series of Big Brother in the UK, which has continued to be the most successful television show in the history of British Television. LeStage’s commissions have won Royal Television Awards, Broadcast Awards, People’s Choice Awards and BAFTAs.

After leaving Channel 4, American-born and Boston-based LeStage founded and ran her own content production company.

Prior to joining Channel 4 (UK), LeStage worked in all aspects of the television development and production at: Thames Television Limited/Pearson Television (UK), Brook Associates (UK), Nickelodeon (UK), WGBH-TV (Boston), WCAX-TV (a CBS affiliate), MTV Europe and McNeil/Lehrer Productions (New York). She was educated at Oxford University, Middlebury College and Harvard Business School.

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