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LeapFrog appoints Joanna Rees to board

Staff writer | Emeryville, Ca.,USA | March 12, 2014
LeapFrogMarch 12, 2014, Emeryville, Ca.,USA - LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc., an educational entertainment company, announced that Joanna Rees has joined the company's board of directors.
Ms. Rees is a Managing Director of Soda Rock Partners where she serves as an investor, board member and senior advisor to several private high-growth companies and organizations. Previously, Ms. Rees founded and served as Managing Partner at VSP Capital where she served on the boards of more than 25 venture-backed companies across a broad range of industries.

Ms. Rees brings expertise in marketing and strategy and has held several senior marketing management positions with Groupe Danone, a global consumer products firm, with her last position as head of New Product Development. In addition, Ms. Rees is both a senior moderator and senior mentor at the Aspen Institute and was a Henry Crown Fellow in 2002.

Ms. Rees is also active among entrepreneurs in the field of education. She currently serves on the board of NewSchools Venture Fund whose mission is to improve public K-12 education by supporting education entrepreneurs. She is an Adjunct Professor at Santa Clara University where she teaches Leadership in the Leavey School of Business.

She earned her Masters of Business Administration degree from Columbia University and a Bachelors of Science degree from Duke University.