Google TV Product Lead Brittany Bohnet has just announced that she’s leaving Google after four years to try her luck as an entrepreneur, presumably as a co-founder of an as of yet un-named startup.
At Google Bohnet was a Product Marketing Manager who worked on products like Maps, Earth and iGoogle, but most recently Google TV. Before Google Bohnet worked in PR at Apple as well as Marketing at Tiny Pictures. Bohnet has also been a founder before, being the CEO of Median Media which was a PR consulting company for Silicon Valley startups.
Update: Bohnet tells me her company is still in “stealthish-mode,” which means that you’ll probably be hearing about it first here.
Says Bohnet on taking the risk and becoming an entrepreneur, “I’ve long been inspired by female entrepreneurs and it’s a great feeling to now be one of them. The possibilities are endless and I’m excited to create a company of my own.”
Brittany Bohnet’s most recent work experience was at Google, where she helped launch and grow various strategic products like Google TV, Google Maps, Google Earth, Real Time Search, and iGoogle. Bohnet was also a product lead on Google’s government-related activities from 2007-2009, where she actively worked on merging the gap between online and offline democracy and citizen engagement. Previously she worked in Public Relations at Apple, Marketing at Tiny Pictures, and in college, founded Median Media, a consulting company...