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Preston Smalley
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Attended UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business
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5 things missing from the 1st iPhone (and I bet you don't remember all five): http://b.prestonsmalley.com/post/24863648978/what-was-missing-in-the-1st-iphone-5-years #wwdc   #wwdc2012  
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We're selling our Explorer if anyone's in the market... http://r.ebay.com/fylIph
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Love the poke at the Galaxy Note which if you haven't seen one in person is GIANT... http://allthingsd.com/files/2012/02/1652.png
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And to round out #SOPA day... Hitler reacts to SOPA.
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Super proud of how quickly the +Plaxo Inc team brought to market the latest mobile app: CardSharing for iOS http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cardsharing/id490662406 It adds to December releases of the Android App and Public Contact Card. Let me know what you think!
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Super thrilled to announce the availability of our app today...
 
Make birthdays more meaningful. Share a BirthdayGram with your friends using this app available starting today: www.birthdaygr.am
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Hi Preston - The first BirthdayGram arrived on time and it looked great (or at least I did =))...however it arrived to my own Facebook feed at http://www.facebook.com/allen.maccannell - It was supposed to go, of course, to the wall of the person having the birthday. Please fix that bug quickly because I don't want to have practically the same video of me pop up on my own wall every few days in that brown/beige sweater saying happy birthday to someone entirely out of context (not even a link was given to the page of the friend I was saying happy birthday to). If you can't fix this, please let me know and I'll just disable the app. Only 16% of friends see any given post so posting a message to someone  else on your own wall has only a 16% chance of being seen by that person. I wish you were posting this as a private message. For instance, I refuse to allow anyone to post on my wall. On my birthday, nobody gets to mess up my wall. =) But I'd still appreciate BirthdayGrams as private messages. Your concept is still fantastic. Execution just needs adjusting a bit.
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PayPal introduces a Triangle to compete with Square: www.paypal.com/here
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We've now got a quick demo of how +Plaxo Inc Personal Assistant keeps your address book up-to-date. Plaxo Personal Assistant Tutorial
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Join the movement. Talk to your congressperson.
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Am I the only one that thinks the new Google+ biased search results are WAY over the top? http://www.google.com/insidesearch/plus.html#u=gp
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Product Guy & Entrepreneur @ Comcast
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  • Comcast Silicon Valley
    Entrepreneur & Executive Director of Product, 2012 - present
  • Plaxo
    GM and Sr. Director of Product @ Plaxo, 2010 - 2012
  • eBay
    Director of User Experience Design + Product Strategy, 2003 - 2010
  • Microsoft
    Program Manager
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Danville, CA
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Glendora, CA - San Luis Obispo, CA - Seattle, WA - Santa Clara, CA - Walnut Creek, CA
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Product Guy. Entrepreneur. Danville Dad.
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I'm an entrepreneur at Comcast Silicon Valley building apps that shape next generation TV and mobile experiences.

Former General Manager of Plaxo.com (acquired by Comcast). Prior to Comcast, I directed the user experience design team at eBay and recently finished my MBA at the Haas School of Business.

I'm passionate about the role great user experiences can have in making online businesses successful. Occasionally I try to share my musings via Twitter and my blog about how designers can shape business strategy, developments in the eCommerce industry, and interesting HBR-type topics such as leadership. 

I'm a proud resident of Danville, CA where I live with my wife and three kids.
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  • UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business
    MBA - General Management, 2008
  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
    Software Engineering
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