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Wed., Oct. 15, 2014
Racepoint Looks West with Fonkalsrud
By Greg Hazley
 
dan fonkalsrudDavid Fonkalsrud, co-founder and partner at tech shop K/F Communications, has landed at Racepoint Global as EVP and West Coast lead based in San Francisco.
Category: Technology PR
Fri., Oct. 10, 2014
Edelman's Mays to Burson in Key Digital Role
By Greg Hazley
 
brad maysBrad Mays, general manager for Edelman Digital's 75-staffer Chicago unit, has moved to Burson-Marsteller to oversee integration of digital and analytics into the firm's operations.
Category: Technology PR
Thu., Oct. 9, 2014
Finn Partners Acquires UK Tech Firm
By Greg Hazley
 
finn partnersFinn Partners has acquired London-based Johnson King with plans to integrate the European tech PR firm over the next year.
Category: Technology PR
Wed., Oct. 8, 2014
Allison Makes Silicon Valley Move
By Greg Hazley
 
nvcAllison+Partners has acquired the staff of San Mateo-based New Venture Communications to bolster its Silicon Valley presence.
Category: Technology PR
Thu., Sep. 25, 2014
Text, APCO Support Blackberry 'Passport' Launch
By Greg Hazley
 
blackberryText 100 and APCO Worldwide handled the global launch of Blackberry's Passport smartphone this week, a bid to recapture the enterprise mobile phone business it has lost over the past decade.  
Category: Technology PR
Wed., Sep. 24, 2014
Google Bows to PR Pressure, Quits ALEC
By Greg Hazley
 
google, ALECUnder pressure from environmental groups and tech activists, Google said it will sever ties with the conservative lobbying group ALEC because it is "literally lying" about climate change.
Category: Technology PR
Thu., Sep. 4, 2014
Text's US Chief Opts for B-M
By Kevin McCauley
 

rowan beneckeRowan Benecke, executive VP-North America region at Text100, will join Burson-Marsteller Oct. 6 as chair of its global technology practice.

Category: Technology PR
Mon., Aug. 25, 2014
Tech Titan Takes H+K PR Post
By Kevin McCauley
 
jodi baumannJodi Baumann, who was most recently senior director of global communications at NetApp, will join Hill+Knowlton Strategies Sept. 15 as executive VP.
Category: Technology PR
Tue., Aug. 12, 2014
Weber Hauls in Big Tech Fish
By Kevin McCauley
 
penati, noonanWeber Shandwick has named Luca Penati, tech veteran of Ogilvy and Edelman, general manager of San Francisco/Silicon Valley and western lead of the Mediaco content unit.
Category: Technology PR
Wed., Jul. 16, 2014
Cisco's Platon Goes to Gutenberg
By Kevin McCauley
 
jeff platonJeff Platón, who was a top marketing executive at Cisco Systems, has joined Gutenberg Communications to drive its growth in Silicon Valley.
Category: Technology PR
Mon., Jul. 7, 2014
Synechron Searches for PR
By Kevin McCauley
 
SynechronSynechron, New York-based information technology provider, is looking for a PR firm to expand and promote its brand across the US and other operating regions.
Category: Technology PR
Thu., Jun. 26, 2014
Pantin to Exit Brunswick for Samsung Mobile PR Post
By Greg Hazley
 

christina pantinChristina Pantin, a Reuters alum who has been a director for Brunswick Group in Hong Kong for the past two years, is slated to return to the US and join the globe's top smartphone maker, Samsung, as VP of PR for its mobile business.

Category: Technology PR
Thu., Jun. 19, 2014
Barokas PR Aids Atari's Latest Comeback
By Greg Hazley
 
centipedeVideo game pioneer Atari has engaged Seattle's Barokas PR as it plots its latest comeback attempt, a bid to leverage its iconic history in the online era.
Category: Technology PR
Tue., Jun. 17, 2014
DC Trade Group for Internet Companies Plugs In Theran
By Greg Hazley
 
noah theranNoah Theran, who directed communications for the Private Equity Growth Capital Council, has plugged into The Internet Association in Washington, D.C., to speak for top tech companies like Amazon, Uber, Google, Airbnb and Facebook.
Category: Technology PR
Wed., Jun. 11, 2014
Borges Brings in Access' Young in SF
By Greg Hazley
 
michael youngMichael Young, senior VP at Access Communications, has moved to Miami-based tech firm Max Borges Agency as an executive VP in its new San Francisco outpost.
Category: Technology PR
Tue., Jun. 10, 2014
Win or Lose, Google Plays Winning PR Hand
By Ronn Torossian
 
glassIf you are reading this looking for another article slamming Google for their success, then you have come to the wrong place. And not only are the King of the hill, they are also great at PR. 
Category: Technology PR
Fri., Jun. 6, 2014
Pintchman Pitches Pegasystems
By Greg Hazley
 
lisa pintchmanLisa Pintchman, executive VP and a longtime Weber Shandwick Boston staffer, has decamped for customer relationship management software developer Pegasystems in a new post to head corporate communications.
Category: Technology PR
Tue., May 20, 2014
Henry: Yahoo Can Learn Courtesy, Communication from Microsoft
By Rene Henry
 

rene henryYahoo chief Marissa Mayer and her colleagues in Silicon Valley need to be less insular and learn the basics of old fashioned common courtesy, customer service and professionalism from Microsoft.

Category: Technology PR
Wed., May 7, 2014
Apple PR Chief to Retire
By Greg Hazley
 
katie cottonKatie Cotton, the longtime VP of worldwide corporate communications for Apple, is retiring from the tech giant.
Category: Technology PR
Tue., May 6, 2014
Tech Journo Martin to Bateman Group
By Greg Hazley
 
scott martinVeteran Bay Area technology journalist Scott Martin has jumped to the PR side as director of content and media strategy for San Francisco-based Bateman Group.
Category: Technology PR
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