Kevin Leu

Writer and Consultant in San Francisco, California

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Kevin Leu is a seasoned marketing professional with a diverse background. He currently is Head of Marketing at Traction Labs and serves as the Head of Public Relations for the non-profit organization, Girls in Tech. Previously, he led the Marketing and PR effort at Tubi TV.

Kevin started his career as a television journalist, working in several markets, including Columbus, Ohio and San Diego, CA. While in journalism, he served in a variety of roles, including TV Reporter, Producer, Anchor, and Bureau Chief.

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Founder and Writer of SiliconValleyBachelor.com with over 1 million unique visitors. Founder/CEO of On A Map, Inc., a suite of sites to help people discover niche interests in cities and countries around the world and connect with local hosts based on those niche interests.

Author of "Berating Others On Your Way to a Lifetime of Happiness: That, and Dating Around the World" - available on Amazon.

Previously coordinated and facilitated publicity for MerchantCircle.com, the largest online network of local business owners in the country. Ran programs, campaigns, and tests to increase member awareness and participation in the network, as the company grew from 25k members to 1mm+ .

MerchantCircle was acquired by Reply.com for $60mm. Secured client mentions in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Entrepreneur, and Fortune, amongst others. Directed campaign for client recognition as AlwaysOn Media's Newcomer of the Year and AO 100, as well as being chosen one of the Top 40 Startups for the California Tech Showcase.

Also coordinated PR and SEO for a client-created political video on YouTube that generated over 5 million views. "Obama or McCain - Why You Should Vote" was the #1 video in 'News & Politics' in over 20 countries. Today, the video is the #37 'Most Viewed' video in 'News & Politics' of all time.

Former television news reporter, with a specialty in media relationships, company messaging, new media marketing, and consumer interaction.

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  • Education
    • University of California, San Diego