Chief Product and Design Officer, Headspace Health
Leslie Witt is the Chief Product and Design Officer at Headspace Health, the world's most comprehensive, accessible and effective mental health and wellbeing platform, combining the reach of Headspace's global brand and science-backed meditation and mindfulness content with the power of Ginger's coaching and clinical mental health services.
Leslie's Product, Content, Science, Research, Design and Brand teams define and deliver the Headspace Health offering. They are unified by a shared commitment to positive impact and improvement - understanding diverse needs, stretching creative imagination and quality of execution, exploring the application of new technologies and experimenting their way to delivery of highly effective and delightful experiences.Prior to Headspace Health, she was focused on improving financial outcomes — most recently, at Intuit, and previously, with a wide array of partners including financial institutions, fin-tech giants, payment providers, retailers, non-profits, foundations and the public sector. She counts Visa, Wells Fargo, MetLife, the Gates Foundation, the CFPB and the World Bank amongst her portfolio of clients.
Beyond her forays in financial wellbeing, which she formalized as a new business while an Associate Partner at innovation firm IDEO, she has worked hand-in-hand with global organizations like Amazon, Nike and Walmart to bring to life retail, hospitality and health & wellness services. Her experience defining and commercializing new-to-the-world offerings has often found her leading internal efforts at organic venturing, new product definition as well as strategic M&A.
Prior to IDEO, she was an architect and academic. She received her Bachelor of Architecture from Rice, her Master of Architecture from Princeton, and most recently taught at Stanford University. She is a board member for Filoli Historic House & Gardens in California, a National Historic Trust Property. In her free time you can find her cooking, gardening, and playing piano with her twins.