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Cognito Ranked PR firm


1040 Avenue of the Americas, 14th flr., #14B, New York, NY 10018


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Instagram: @cognitomedia
Twitter: @cognitomedia
Andrew Marshall, mng. dir. + vice chmn., [email protected]
Finance, fintech, technology; digital, financial markets; infrastructure; climate transition; professional services; capital markets; crypto; crisis + issues management.

Employees: 85. Founded: 2000.

Agency Statement:

Cognito is a specialist communications & marketing agency working at the intersection of finance, technology and the climate transition. With 85+ consultants deeply connected in markets across the U.S., Europe, DACH & APAC, we collaborate with targeted media, influencers, clients, academics and partners.

As an agency, our strength is our diversity in client specialization. Clients trust our deep knowledge of financial markets and technology. That strength is supported by our differences. We bring together perspectives from across generations, geographies and channels. Across our team we have worked as seasoned communications professionals and agency leaders – others as bankers, journalists or social media influencers.

Tom Coombes, founder; Andrew Marshall, vice chmn.; Jade Bestley, dir.; Sam Barber, Taylor Fenske, sr. VPs; Angela Byrne, U.S. dir.

Cognito in the news with O'Dwyer's:

Mark Weiner Dies at 68

Mon., Dec. 11, 2023

...also was CEO of PRIME Research, and chief insights officer of both Cision and Cognito Insights. He is the author of "PR Technology, Data and Insights," and "Unleashing the Power...

News of Firms: BerlinRosen Offers Talent Services

Mon., Oct. 16, 2023

...of the year. The Worldcom Public Relations Group votes Frankfurt, Germany’s BCC Business Communications Consulting and Cognito Communications Counsellors in Jakarta, Indonesia into the partnership. BCC, which just marked its 20th...

Tight Budgets Restrict Financial Cos. PR

Wed., Jun. 7, 2023 meeting communications and marketing goals this year, according to a new study from Cognito Media. Over a third of the more than 100 executives surveyed (35 percent) cited “budget”...

Tech Guru Benecke Takes McKinsey Post

Tue., Apr. 18, 2023

...forge new relationships with strategic influencers. Benecke, who co-founded Zeno Group, also served as president of Cognito US, chief growth officer at Ruder Finn, global tech chair at Burson-Marsteller and executive...

Accounts in Transit: Axia Handles PR for Garage Living

Thu., Apr. 13, 2023

...the addition of a social media and advertising program to its currently public relations efforts. Cognito has been engaged to provide media and press functions, social media and post-event content...

On the Move: Cognito Adds Intermarket Founder Mosbacher as Advisor

Wed., Nov. 2, 2022

... Martin Mosbacher Cognito  names Intermarket founder Martin Mosbacher as a senior advisor. Mosbacher led Intermarket for four decades,...

News of Firms: Ken Scudder Training Moves to Metro DC

Tue., Aug. 23, 2022

...Williamson previously worked at the BBC, Bloomberg and Brunswick, was APAC managing director at Cognito Media and led the financial services practice for strategic consultancy WATATAWA. Leon Communications will offer...

PR's Top Pros Talk: Marji Sherman

Mon., Aug. 15, 2022 be ahead of the curve when it comes to NFTs and the Metaverse, Cognito Media vice president of digital Marji Sherman tells Doug Simon. "I would rather a brand...

News of Accounts: French/West/Vaughan Picks Up The Advertising Checking Bureau

Thu., Aug. 4, 2022

...Long lsland. Macerich currently holds 44 market-dominant properties across 15 states, with more under development.  Cognito  wins Thoughtworks, which has 49 offices in 17 countries. The firm’s senior advisors will deliver corporate,...

On the Move: Horizon Media Names Smith-Wilson Chief Marketing & Equity Officer

Mon., Jan. 24, 2022

...previously a managing director at ICR. He has also served as a director at Cognito and head of North America at Apectus Group, a tech-focused agency. At Forefront, Hamilton...

On the Move: Cognito Adds McCarthy as EVP

Mon., Nov. 15, 2021

... Sean McCarthy Cognito brings on Sean McCarthy as executive vice president, with responsibility for building the agency’s...

Events: National Press Club Marks World Press Freedom Day

Fri., Apr. 23, 2021

...the growing role that research, analysis and evaluation play in communications. At the event, Cognito chief insights officer Mark Weiner will present findings from the “Communicator’s Guide to Research, Analysis...

Barr Becomes Finn Partners Fin Services Lead

Tue., Sep. 11, 2018

... Ryan Barr Cognito and Burson-Marsteller alum Ryan Barr has joined Finn Partners, where he’s been named managing...

People on the Move

Tue., Aug. 28, 2018

...and other in-depth material. He was previously a content strategist at both ValueMomentum and Cognito . At Caliber, he will work with multiple teams on creating communication strategies....

People on the Move

Tue., Jun. 12, 2018

...a strong student body and other school-wide needs,” said Dean Linda P. Fried, MD. Dominic Leung London-based  Cognito  has appointed four new directors to deepen its brand, content strategy and digital marketing capabilities....

PR Pros Place Bets on Content in 2018

Wed., Nov. 22, 2017

...a global survey of in-house communications and marketing pros released by financial PR shop Cognito . More than half — 61 percent — of communications pros said they plan to boost...

Cognito Taps Barr as Managing Dir.

Mon., Feb. 13, 2017

... Cognito , specializing in communications for the financial services and technology sectors, has named 20-year veteran...

Gould Goes Abroad with UK Advisor

Fri., Oct. 14, 2016

...London-based partner who will focus on driving the firm's business in the UK markets.Sally Tilleray, a Cognito Media non-executive chairman, has been named Gould senior advisor, London/UK. Tilleray, who joined ...

Communicating, Providing for Your Staff

Tue., Oct. 11, 2016

...environment, everyone will get along better.* * * Tom Coombes is CEO and Founder of Cognito ....

The Decline of the Editorial Calendar

Wed., Sep. 7, 2016

...reading some news. And that’s a good thing.* * * Jon Schubin is Vice President at  Cognito ....

Startupbootcamp Signs Cognito for New York Program

Fri., Apr. 1, 2016

...Financial consultancy and technology communications firm Cognito has been named U.S. agency of record for business accelerator network Startupbootcamp FinTech, and will...

Ferguson Fills Cognito VP Slot

Tue., Feb. 2, 2016

...Financial consultancy and technology communications firm Cognito has appointed Bill Ferguson as the agency's newest vice president. Bill Ferguson Ferguson, whose background covers...

Foreign Exchange Operation Dangles $500K PR Biz

Mon., Jun. 9, 2014 June 27. The short list will be invited to pitch in mid-July. Oanda uses Cognito Media in the US and UK, while The Hoffman Agency handles its PR work...

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