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55 W. Monroe, #3925,
312/267-0066; fax: 312/876-1388
Key practice areas: artificial intelligence, automotive tech, cyber security, distribution & logistics, educational technology (EdTech), electronics, enterprise software, financial technology (FinTech), healthcare tech, HR tech, insurance technology (InsurTech), IT services, marketing technology (MarTech) and advertising technology (AdTech), professional services, retail and e-commerce technology, small business. Employees: 135+.
Walker Sands is a full-service B2B marketing agency with core capabilities in public relations, demand generation, branding, creative, marketing strategy and web. The firm’s integrated approach to marketing drives awareness, credibility and conversions for 100+ clients around the world. A seven-time Inc.
5000 honoree, Walker Sands is one of the fastest-growing B2B marketing agencies in the world, with offices in Chicago, San Francisco and Seattle.
Since 2001, Walker Sands has been pushing the limits of what B2B marketing can do to get the results and recognition their clients deserve. They pride themselves on helping B2B brands reach their goals — whether that’s increasing revenue, pushing into new markets, attracting top talent, going public or getting acquired.
Walker Sands’ mission is to accelerate the growth of B2B companies. Through strategic programs tailored to meet clients’ needs, they offer a full range of marketing expertise — from strategy to execution — to provide endless possibilities for the best B2B brands in the world.
In addition to agency work, Walker Sands is a sponsor of the Illinois Technology Association and is a founding partner of their Women Influence Chicago Council. In 2019, Walker Sands received recognition for client work from the Holmes Report SABRE and In2 Awards, PRSA Skylines, PRSA Totems and PRNews Platinum Awards, among others.
Ken Gaebler, CEO, founder, prin.; Mike Santoro, pres. & prin.; Ellen Hanson, COO; Will Barthel, VP, biz. dev.; John Fairley, sr. VP, digital; Andrew Cross, sr. VP, PR & partner; Will Kruisbrink, sr. VP, PR & partner; Dave Parro, sr. VP, client svcs. & partner; Annie Gudorf, VP, PR & partner; Erin Jordan, VP, client svcs. & partner; Allison Ward, VP, client svcs. & partner
600 California St., #13-024, San Francisco, CA 94109
Will Kruisbrink, sr. VP, PR & partner
1517 12th Ave., #205, Seattle, WA 98122
Annie Gudorf, VP, PR & partner
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