Senior corporate communicator who creates positive change.
Pioneering advocate for the evolution of Information & Communications Technology (ICT), supporting the commercialization of broadband networking, high-speed wireless, telco video services, managed services, cloud computing, Software as a Service, cybersecurity, social media, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and other dynamic developments.
Also skilled in other topics including sustainabilityExperience in B2B and consumer at Fortune 500 multinationals, entrepreneurial firms and private-equity buyouts. In-house and agency experience. Hands-on development and management of integrated communications functions. Approach to challenges generated double-digit percentage gains in internal and external survey results.
Executive Communications: Design thought leadership campaigns for Fortune 500s to startups. Works include producing and writing two Consumer Electronics Show keynotes, a Nobel Prize in Physics lecture, and two speeches in 80 Best CEO Speeches, multiple works reprinted in Vital Speeches of the Day.
External Communications / Investor Relations: Media, community, analyst and investor relations. Secured PAETEC’s first national broadcast coverage. Managed high-profile crises involving Wall Street Journal, New York Times and other prominent US media. Wrote and edited quarterly earnings releases, investor presentations and annual reports.
Branding / Marketing Communications: Create brand positions and unified messaging to link diverse business operations. Design and production experience in digital and print channels.
Public Affairs, Crisis and Issues Management: Crisis strategy helped cut regulatory fine to fraction of peer’s experience in similar situation. Appointed to TI Corporate Social Responsibility Team. Diversity champion.
Internal Communications: Crafted M&A communications that generated over 95% employee support for a takeover.