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Highwire PR

727 Sansome St., #100, San Francisco, CA 94111


[email protected]

Enterprise/IT, AI/machine learning, big data, cloud, cybersecurity, healthcare, fintech, financial services, martech/adtech, energy & sustainability.

Employees: 140. Founded: 2008.

Agency Statement:

Established in 2008, Highwire PR is setting the standard for high-impact communications and digital marketing for global technology and healthcare companies. Highwire’s clients span the Fortune 100 to groundbreaking growth companies where technology is a significant value center. Highwire’s team is composed of veteran communicators, marketers and former journalists with deep technical expertise paired with expansive industry knowledge across B2B, healthcare, financial services, cybersecurity, sustainability, commerce, energy and more.

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Highwire delivers a business impact through strategic communications and a full suite of digital marketing offerings from content and creative to social media and digital. Its roots in journalism and Silicon Valley give Highwire the drive, imagination and experience to create meaningful business results through smart communications programs, connecting reputation to revenue.

Highwire PR remains one of the leading firms delivering creative, integrated, and results-oriented PR programs for innovative companies and a sustainable, invigorating environment for team members. Highwire is a signatory with the Diversity Action Alliance (DAA) and is committed to expanding diverse representation in our agency and our industry while fostering an inclusive agency environment, where every employee can be seen, heard, and valued.

In 2022, Highwire secured a strategic investment from Shamrock Capital, a Los Angeles-based investment firm specializing in media, entertainment, communications and related sectors to fuel the growth of its integrated communications and digital marketing services. This partnership will enable Highwire to evaluate strategic additions to its healthcare practice as well as further develop its digital marketing services, data analytics, public affairs and corporate communications capabilities.

Emily Borders, Kathleen Gratehouse, and Carol Carrubba, principals

727 Sansome St., #100, San Francisco, CA 94111
10 W. Hubbard St., Chicago IL 60654
8 W. 38th St., #1200, New York, NY 10018
142 Berkeley St., 4th flr., Boston, MA 02116

Clients Include:

Bread Financial
Definitive Healthcare
Hitachi ABB
Primary Health
Rocket Lawyer
Trend Micro
Western Digital

Highwire PR in the news with O'Dwyer's:

On the Move: Highwire PR Hires Weber Shandwick's Byrnes

Tue., Nov. 14, 2023

... Michael Byrnes Highwire PR brings on Michael Byrnes as managing director of health. Byrnes was most recently general...

On the Move: Highwire Hires Hamrahi for CFO Spot

Wed., Mar. 29, 2023

... Joe Hamrahi Highwire PR names Joe Hamrahi chief financial officer. Hamrahi joins Highwire from M Booth, where he held...

On the Move: AMF Media Group Names Granger Marcomm President

Wed., Dec. 14, 2022

...Audrey Granger as president of marketing communications, effective immediately. Granger comes to AMF from Highwire PR , where she served as vice president, overseeing public relations for major tech brands, developing...

News of Firms: Shamrock Showers Cash Into Highwire PR

Tue., Sep. 20, 2022

... Highwire PR secures a strategic investment from Shamrock Capital, a Los Angeles-based investment firm that specializes...

Technology PR Firms Registered 'Hyper-Growth' in '21

Thu., Mar. 31, 2022

...percent to $28.5 million) and #9 The Hoffman Agency (up 33.4 percent to $20.2 million). Highwire PR ’s 21 percent jump to $29. 2 million brought it in at #6. PAN Communications,...

On the Move: Marina Maher Recruits Edelman's Wu

Wed., Jan. 26, 2022

...joining Cisco, he was SVP global marketing at FireEye and a senior vp at Highwire PR . In his new post, he will head up the integrated Okta + Auth0 comms...

Bospar Rallies PR vs. Texas Abortion Ban

Thu., Oct. 28, 2021

...ban. It is free to attend and other participating agencies include Bateman Agency, BOCA, EvolveMKD, Highwire PR , Karbo Communications, Manhattan Strategies, Redwood Climate Communications, Strange Brew Strategies and Trier and Company. “As...

Tech Firms Ride Out a Tough 2020

Thu., Apr. 22, 2021 fees from tech clients drop by 4.9 percent in 2020, six of those firms— Highwire PR (#4) , Walker Sands (#6), PAN Communications (#7), ICR (#8), The Hoffman Agency (#9)...

Highwire Acquires Wonderscript

Mon., Apr. 6, 2020

...Silicon Valley agency Highwire PR has acquired digital communications consultancy Wonderscript. Financial terms of the acquisition weren’t publicly disclosed. Carol Carrubba Wonderscript...

The AI Hype is Real: Three Ways to Break Through the Noise

Wed., Oct. 30, 2019

...on reliable sources of thoughtful, accurate, and distinctive stories. *** Joe Ferrary is vice president at Highwire PR ....

Upcoming Events

Mon., Dec. 10, 2018

...set to include Hotwire global CEO Barbara Bates, W2O Group senior advisor Bob Pearson, Highwire PR senior vice president Ross Levanto and WE Communications president, technology sector and chief strategy...

Top 25 PR Firms Posted Solid Gains in '17

Wed., Mar. 28, 2018

...gainers Leading gainers in the top 25 are: Prosek Partners (#6, $40.8M, up 33.2 percent), Highwire PR (#25, $17M, up 21.3 percent), W2O Group (#2, $144.3M, up 17.6 percent), Spectrum (#16,...

Highwire Scoops Up Inner Circle Labs

Wed., Jan. 3, 2018

... Emily Borders Highwire PR  has acquired Inner Circle Labs, a firm that focuses on cutting-edge technologies in robotics, artificial...

O’Dwyer’s Directory Lists 1,200+ PR Firms, Ranks 123

Mon., Jul. 17, 2017

...or which are entirely tech did well including Racepoint Global, +7.8%; PAN Communications, +18%, Highwire PR +27.6%, Hotwire +32%, and Inkhouse Media, +13.8%. WE, third largest firm in last year’s rankings...

Tech Firms Focus on Social Media, Content Creation

Mon., May 8, 2017

...$14 million in tech-related net fees in 2016. Social media, influence remain strong Silicon Valley agency Highwire PR grew by nearly 38 percent overall in 2016, and accounted for more than $14...

PR Industry Makes the Most of Big Changes

Wed., May 3, 2017

...the integrated capabilities necessary to engage all audiences through all channels.” Carol Carrubba Silicon Valley agency Highwire PR dialed up growth by 27.6 percent last year, earning the agency more than $14...

Highwire Opens Boston Office

Wed., Dec. 14, 2016

...Silicon Valley agency Highwire PR has moved to Boston, in a bid to continue expanding its East Coast presence...

Edelman's $840.9M in Fees Leads O'Dwyer Ranking

Wed., Mar. 16, 2016

...Communication, New York, NY - $9.4M, +40%#33 Inkhouse Media + Marketing, Waltham, MA - $12.1M, +34.3%#36  Highwire PR , San Francisco, CA - $10.9M, +33.9%#45 Bateman Group, San Francisco, CA - $8.6M, +28.9%#31 PAN Communications,...

17 of top 25 PR Firms Grew in Double Digits in 2013

Mon., Mar. 3, 2014

...include SparkPR, $13.4M; LaunchSquad, $11.3M; Max Borges Agency, $9.1M; Inkhouse Media + Marketing, $6.3M; Highwire PR , $6M; Pan Communications, $6M, and The Bateman Group, $4.2M.   LaunchSquad was up 20.8%,...

Borders + Gratehouse Stretches Out as Highwire PR

Thu., Jul. 11, 2013

...San Francisco-based Borders + Gratehouse has become Highwire PR amid a multi-faceted expansion of the five-year-old tech agency. The firm, which saw billings jump...

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