Janel Maitland


A serial entrepreneur with a 20-year career in corporate and sales management prior to launching her first company, Janel is passionate about teaching groups (middle and high school, college, parents, and business) why and how to create a positive personal brand online. A personal experience with public social media led her to co-found her first company, Frienedy, which launched in April of 2015. Janel's belief in the value of managing personal privacy in today's digital age has driven the design and development of the Frienedy platform. As a parent, she also wanted a platform where all parents would be able to onboard their own children to social media privately and in a safe place. Based …