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Racepoint Global

46 Waltham St., 3rd flr., Boston, MA 02118

617/624-3200; fax: 617/624-4199

[email protected]

Capabilities: Communications foundation & brand strategy; reputation & relationship management; editorial & content development; industry, technology & thought leadership; tradeshows, events & experiences; visual design & content creation; digital & social media; measurement.

Employees: 51. Founded: 2003.

Agency Statement:

At Racepoint Global (RPG), we believe that the complex challenges facing global society can only be tackled by embracing innovation fueled by purpose. RPG helps shape the conversations that matter for technology-forward brands. RPG serves clients with integrated communications strategies that engage audiences in authentic and meaningful ways. From employee communications to multi-channel external communications, RPG helps B4B and consumer technology brands develop and deliver integrated programs that achieve competitive differentiation and drive business impact.

Executive Leadership Team: Larry Weber, CEO/chmn.; Bob Osmond, pres.; Phil Chadwick, chief fin'l officer; Carolyn Regan, chief people officer; Laura Smith, exec. VP, acct. svcs.; Ben Haber, exec. VP, acct. svcs.

Additional Talent Hubs:

New York
60 Broad St., 24th flr., #2425, New York, NY 10004

4509 Creedmoor Rd., Suite 201, Raleigh, NC 27612

San Francisco
Remote Office Location

Clients Include:

Analog Devices
Atmosic Technologies
Duck Creek Technologies
E Ink
John Deere
Panasonic Corp. of North America
Semtech Corp.

Racepoint Global in the news with O'Dwyer's:

Why the Fear That AI Could Replace Comms Professionals Is Overblown

Wed., May 17, 2023

...John Connors. He previously spent more than 15 years helping to build and lead Racepoint Global ....

PR Firms Chart 18.2% Growth In '22

Mon., Mar. 27, 2023

...Paul Miser from Icreon and Elizabeth Minton, who returned from Clarity. Racepoint Invests in Flexibility-First Culture Racepoint Global ’s 2022 fee income advanced six percent to $11M as the tech firm experienced strong...

News of Firms: Gregory FCA Unveils Write Release AI Tool

Fri., Mar. 24, 2023

...4-month pre-accelerator program, the DMC will serve as Boost’s marketing partner, with DMC partner agencies Praytell,  Racepoint Global , SourceCode Communications, and Superbolt working to support more than 10 Boost participants, “We are always looking for...

On the Move: Ketchum Hires Ogilvy's Nash for CFO/COO Slot

Tue., Jan. 17, 2023

...and our overall business strategy,” said Ketchum president and CEO Mike Doyle. Ben Haber, Laura Smith Racepoint Global promotes Ben Haber and Laura Smith to EVPs, client services. Haber and Smith were...

News of Firms: Porter Novelli Launches Erica Smith Fellowship

Tue., Aug. 16, 2022

...startups including Noora Health, WorkChew and Moving Analytics. The consortium’s other members are SourceCode Communications, Superbolt, Cheer Partners, Peppercomm, Clarity, Racepoint Global , Praytell and Max Borges Agency. “Bringing on quality agencies is essential to maximizing our impact, so...

News of Firms: ICR Launches Events Unit

Tue., May 10, 2022

...made up of eight marketing and communications agencies—Cheer Partners, SourceCode Communications, Superbolt, Peppercomm, Clarity, Racepoint Global , Praytell and Max Borges Agency. To date, the DMC has supported more than 20 clients across...

Racepoint Reps China's Alibaba Group

Mon., Aug. 2, 2021

... Racepoint Global is providing video and PR services to Alibaba Group, the Chinese e-commerce giant. China’s crackdown...

Accounts in Transit: Racepoint Global Adds Commission on the Future of Mobility

Fri., May 28, 2021

... Racepoint Global  adds the Commission on the Future of Mobility and Mythic, among other clients, to its roster. The agency...

News of Firms: APCO Works With George Floyd Foundation

Wed., Apr. 14, 2021

...Marketing Consortium, a group of 20 agencies and consultants that includes Peppercomm, SourceCode Commnications, Racepoint Global and Praytell. DMC was founded in 2020 to provide $3 million in pro bono...

Embattled Huawei Taps WPP's ADLAB for Digital Work

Mon., Feb. 1, 2021

...insights, audience analysis, assessment, measurement; content strategy, development & management; issues management; and crisis communications. Racepoint Global also inked a one-year contract in November worth $2.7M for Huawei Technologies for PR,...

On the Move: Nickerson Names Doyle PR Director

Wed., Jan. 6, 2021

...senior manager at 10Fold Communications, and has worked at Lois Paul and Partners, and Racepoint Global . At Nickerson, Doyle will head up all public relations and communications efforts, driving strategy and overseeing media...

Huawei Renews Racepoint Global for $2M

Wed., Nov. 4, 2020

... Larry Weber Huawei Technologies has renewed its PR contract with Racepoint Global for another year effective Nov. 1. The US arm of the Chinese smartphone/telecom gear company...

Racepoint Hauls in $2.6M From Huawei USA

Fri., Oct. 23, 2020

... Racepoint Global received $1.2M from Huawei Technologies USA for handling social media work, arranging “virtual cocktails,”...

On the Move: Nissan Ups Witherspoon to US CMO

Fri., Oct. 23, 2020

...Health Catalyst was one of her clients. She has also worked at Sparkpr and Racepoint Global . At Health Catalyst, Hundt's responsibilities will include creating and implementing external communications and public...

Diversity Marketing Consortium Expands Ranks

Wed., Oct. 14, 2020

...inequity for underrepresented business founders, has brought on several new members. Peppercomm, Clarity, Praytell and Racepoint Global have all signed on to support the organization, which was formed in July 2020...

Review of PR World 2019

Thu., Dec. 26, 2019 address the needs of today’s modern marketer."  China’s embattled Huawei Technologies enlists Larry Weber’s Racepoint Global for PR and crisis support as it takes on the US law that bars...

On the Move: Healthline Media Appoints Steve Swasey VP-Communs, Laurie Dewan VP-Consumer Insights; LaVoieHealthScience Ups Sharon Correia, Ella Deych; ActivisionBlizzard Names David Messinger CMO

Fri., Aug. 16, 2019 drive strategic direction on client business. Deych came to LHS in 2015 from Racepoint Global , where she was finance manager. She will now be the senior executive tasked with...

MPAA's Bennett Enrolls at AU

Fri., Jun. 14, 2019

...coming to the organization, he was senior vice president and D.C. practice lead at Racepoint Global and previously held senior vp slots at both PhRMA and GolinHarris. As a member of...

Data Reign as PR Faces Future Market Volatility

Tue., May 28, 2019 a significant increase in a more diverse and aware workforce,” he added. Larry Weber Boston’s Racepoint Global experienced key client losses in 2018, including its long-standing relationships of seven and nine...

APCO Cuts Ties with Huawei

Fri., Apr. 26, 2019

...major blow this week with news that the UK may go with Huawei's equipment. Larry Weber’s  Racepoint Global  provides PR and crisis support for the Chinese company....

SutherlandGold Acquires Astro Media

Tue., Apr. 23, 2019 executive VP/global digital chief at Cohn & Wolfe and served as VP at Racepoint Global .  Lesley Gold co-founded SutherlandGold in 2002 after exiting Blanc & Otus, where she was in...

Top 25 PR Firms Post 12.9% Jump in '18 Income

Wed., Mar. 27, 2019

...the company hitting on all cylinders across the US and UK," he said. Racepoint Rebuilds Larry Weber Racepoint Global experienced key client losses in 2018, including its long-standing relationships of seven and nine...

Racepoint Advises Embattled Huawei

Thu., Mar. 21, 2019

... Larry Weber Huawei Technologies enlisted Larry Weber’s Racepoint Global for PR and crisis support as it takes on the US law that bars...

Review of PR World 2018

Thu., Dec. 27, 2018

...his team about words that offend in comedy.” Larry Weber Larry Weber returned to the helm of Racepoint Global in July following the surprise resignation of CEO Peter Prodromou. Tech guru Weber, who...

Every Company is a Tech Company

Mon., Nov. 12, 2018

...that their audiences’ needs and experiences come first. *** Larry Weber is chairman and CEO of Racepoint Global ....

Healthcare, Today and Tomorrow

Tue., Oct. 30, 2018

...Let us do it for you. *** Sally Bain is senior vice president, earned media at Racepoint Global ....

Weber Returns to Racepoint Global's Helm

Thu., Jul. 5, 2018

... Larry Weber Tech guru Larry Weber, founder/chairman of Racepoint Global , is returning to the helm following the surprise resignation of CEO Peter Prodromou. The Boston-based...

Bikeshare Startups Cause Government, Public Outcry

Fri., Jun. 8, 2018

...complements and enhances your big idea. *** Nick Horowitz is an account director and serves as Racepoint Global ’s editor-in-chief, leading thought leadership content development for clients and the agency.  He serves as...

5G: Are We Asking the Right Questions?

Mon., May 21, 2018

...solving more than the technical challenges of today? *** Peter Prodromou is president and CEO of Racepoint Global and RJ Bardsley is chief strategist of ...

News of Firms

Fri., May 18, 2018 with our highly specialized communications expertise and counsel,” said 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian. Peter Prodomou Racepoint Global  and Reputation Institute are partnering to launch an “insight to result” service for domestic and multi-national companies...

FY(A)I: Shaping Opinions Around New Technologies

Mon., May 7, 2018

...grow and work together toward this exciting future. *** Lindsay Murphy is a vice president in Racepoint Global ’s Wash, D.C. office....

Top 25 PR Firms Posted Solid Gains in '17

Wed., Mar. 28, 2018

...has 13 firms.  PAN Communications edged out newly-ranked Matter Communications for the top spot.  Racepoint Global is third. Twenty-five firms cover the Southeast from North Carolina down to Florida.  French |...

Accounts in Transit

Thu., Mar. 1, 2018 part of Darien Rowayton Bank, recently surpassed $3 billion in student loan originations.  Mark Jackson Racepoint Global  adds China-based healthcare/technology clients. Racepoint will work with Applied Materials, which provides materials engineering solutions for...

Racepoint Launches Thought Leadership Practice

Wed., Dec. 6, 2017

...Tech, healthcare and public affairs agency  Racepoint Global  has launched a thought leadership practice, titled Viewpoint, which aims to provide clients solutions for...

Macro Trends Affecting the Future of Work and IT

Tue., Dec. 5, 2017

...— all areas where innovation continues to happen at a blistering pace. *** RJ Bardsley is Racepoint Global EVP and Global Tech Strategy Lead. He can be reached at [email protected]....

Expanding Bandwidth in Tech Communications

Mon., Nov. 20, 2017 have those conversations, rather than just doing ‘PR.’” Peter Prodromou, President and CEO of Racepoint Global , stressed that it’s more important than ever for PR agencies to educate tech clients...

Communicating in Turbulent Times

Wed., Nov. 15, 2017

...strategy designed to mitigate any unintended consequences along the way. *** Peter Prodromou is CEO of Racepoint Global . ...

WPP Stock Drop Pressures Owned Firms, Especially Ogilvy

Mon., Nov. 13, 2017

...percent) are joined in the top ten by newcomers Prosek Partners ($31.2M, +28.1 percent), Racepoint Global ($29M, +7.8 percent), Coyne ($27.3M, +26.9 percent), and Fahlgren Mortine ($24.4M, +18.9 percent). Eighteen of...

Steps to Restore Trust in America’s Healthcare Industry

Wed., Oct. 4, 2017

...a trusted cornerstone of American life. *** Peter Prodromou is President and Chief Executive Officer of Racepoint Global ....

Racepoint Opens Raleigh Outpost

Tue., Sep. 5, 2017

...Tech, healthcare and public affairs agency Racepoint Global  has expanded its east coast presence with the addition of a new office in Raleigh,...

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

Mon., Jul. 17, 2017

...practices are expected. Firms with tech specialties 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...

People on the Move

Wed., Jun. 28, 2017

... Karen Lew Bouchard Racepoint Global has appointed Karen Lew Bouchard, chief human resources officer, as its first chief operating...

Racepoint Taps Jackson to Head Shenzhen Office

Wed., May 10, 2017

... Racepoint Global , as part of its plan to gain the attention of larger Chinese brands looking...

PR Industry Makes the Most of Big Changes

Wed., May 3, 2017

...for clients,” Torossian said. Tech, healthcare make biggest gains Peter Podromou Tech, healthcare and public affairs agency Racepoint Global landed in the top ten for the first time this year, at #8. President...

O'Dwyer's Releases Annual PR Firm Rankings

Tue., Mar. 28, 2017

...percent) are joined in the top ten by newcomers Prosek Partners ($31.2M, +28.1 percent), Racepoint Global ($29M, +7.8 percent), Coyne ($27.3M, +26.9 percent), and Fahlgren Mortine ($24.4M, +18.9 percent). Eighteen of...

China Market Open to Western Tech Firms

Thu., Mar. 23, 2017

...Senior journalists from China’s most influential technology publications were surveyed by Racepoint Global to uncover trends for technology marketers. The InMedia Report shows that 63 percent of the...

March Puts Consumer at the Center

Mon., Feb. 27, 2017

...planning and insights group.  Prior to that, she led the digital consumer practice at Racepoint Global . The core of the new group is to better understand the audience most likely to...

Racepoint Picks Prodromou as CEO

Thu., Feb. 16, 2017

... Peter Prodromou Peter Prodromou, president of Racepoint Global , has been named chief executive officer of the Boston-based tech, healthcare and public affairs...

How Influence Will Shape Healthcare Policy in D.C.

Tue., Feb. 7, 2017 shape healthcare policy in 2017 and beyond. *** Nick Horowitz is an account director at Racepoint Global ....

Tech Trends for ‘17

Fri., Jan. 6, 2017

...right to our phones, helping them to seamlessly communicate with other devices, according to Racepoint Global ’s latest InMedia report. Security concerns surrounding wireless connections and cloud transactions will also dominate tech...

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