Christine Legg
Coach, Founder & CEO

Alison Hill
Coach, Co-Founder & Creative Director

Nadine Weil
Member, Board of Directors

Salar Kamangar
Member, Advisory Board

Team


CHRISTINE LEGG
Coach, Founder & CEO

Christine founded getInsights in January 2002 to give today’s youth every advantage in developing their unique potential into successful, passionate college and career paths. Prior to founding getInsights, Christine worked with all age groups in career planning and placement. She served as the Vice President of Human Resources for Wingspring, a venture capital firm specializing in early stage technology companies. While at Wingspring, Christine built and managed the Human Resources department to provide coaching, strategic partnerships, HR functions and career services for the firm, its portfolio companies, and its affiliated venture partners. Prior to Wingspring, Christine held key HR positions with several successful private, emerging IPO and public companies including Interim HR Solutions where she partnered with more than 20 hi-tech and biotech clients and Nextel Communications. As the Founder of getInsights, Christine has helped thousands of students identify their core skills and interests, find matching careers and develop action plans for their future. In addition to education and coaching, Christine is passionate about animals, horseback riding, skiing and spending time with friends and family. Christine holds a BA in Psychology and HR Management from CSUC, is a certified coach of the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara, is a member of the International Coaching Federation, is a co-inventor of the 'patent pending' Getinsights Career Profile, teaches the getInsights Program in several Bay Area high schools, has been featured on local radio and television programs, such as Ronn Owens of KGO, is a member of the East Bay Women’s Network, and is a 2005 featured speaker for teens at the Acalanes Adult Center of Education. You can email Christine at christine@getinsights.com.


ALISON HILL
Coach, Co-Founder & Creative Director

Alison Hill leads creative direction for getInsights to ensure that students have access to top quality and enlightening coaching services and products. Alison brings more than 10 years of career counseling experience to getInsights. Most recently, Alison was a career consultant for DBM, one of the leading career transition and outplacement firms in the country. Prior to DBM, Alison served as a career consultant to leading educational institutions including UCSF, San Francisco State University, and UC Berkeley. In addition, Alison has provided career development and transition services to large organizations such as American President Lines and Summit Medical Center. Alison is a frequent speaker on career development topics at the state and local level including the California Career Development Conference. In addition to helping people discover meaningful careers, Alison is passionate about horseback riding and parenting her 2 daughters, a freshman at UC Davis and a senior at the University of Washington. Alison holds a BA from Leeds University, England and a Masters in Career Development from J.F.K. University. She is a certified career counselor, is a member of the National Career Development Association, is a certified getInsights coach, is a co-inventor of the 'patent pending' getInsights Career Profile, teaches the getInsights Potential Reach Program in several Bay Area high schools, and is a 2005 featured speaker for teens at the Acalanes Adult Center of Education. You can email Alison at alison@getinsights.com.


Nadine Weil
Member, Board of Directors

Nadine currently serves on the Board of Directors of getInsights and is passionate about helping students transform their strengths into satisfying college and career paths. Nadine brings over 15 years of noted strategic business and marketing experience to the getInsights team. As Vice-President & CFO of Pathway Ventures, Nadine has provided marketing and strategy services to the portfolio companies of leading VC firms including Benchmark Capital. As the Director of Marketing for OpenTable.com, she increased online transactions 1650%, developed strategic partnerships nationwide, was featured on the Gene Burns KGO Radio Show, and conducted market research published in the SF Chronicle. Nadine was formerly a Manager of the Internet Practice at LEK Consulting, where she advised Inktomi, Infoseek Software, GeoCities, Time Warner, GTE, Disney, PacifiCare, Cable & Wireless and Standa (Italy). Prior to LEK, she was the Product Marketing Manager and Global Intern of the Year at General Motors/Saturn. Nadine has an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BS in Engineering from Stanford University. Nadine is passionate about ballet & hip-hop dancing, saving endangered animals, sports cars, mentoring, gourmet cooking and Italy. She is a certified getInsights coach, volunteers for WildAid and AC Propulsion EVs, is an Officer of the Harvard Business School Alumni Association of Northern California, and is on the Board of the HBSASC Scholarship Fund. You can email Nadine at nadine@getinsights.com.


Salar Kamangar
Member, Advisory Board

Salar is on the Advisory Board of getInsights. Salar is currently the Vice President, Product Management, Google and oversees Google's advertising and monetization products, including the AdWords program. He joined Google in 1999. During his first year, he created the company's first business plan and was responsible for its legal and finance functions. From there, Salar became a founding member of Google's product team, where he worked on consumer projects including the acquisition of DejaNews and the subsequent launch of Google Groups. In 2001, Salar led a small engineering team to define and launch the AdWords product in order to monetize the company's growing search traffic. Later, AdWords served as the foundation for Google's syndication on partner sites, including AOL, and today serves as the engine that drives Google's advertising revenue. Salar earned his B.S. in Biological Sciences with Honors from Stanford University.


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