Summary

Kevin Mercuri began his career in Washington, DC where he acted as PR counsel and spokesperson for interests ranging from Internet gambling to Microsoft to chemical manufacturers and the national AIDS Lobby. Kevin's sixteen years of experience includes noteworthy work with industry leaders as well as some of the most promising entrepreneurial start-ups. A former senior supervisor for RLM and PR 21, and senior vice president with 5W Public Relations, Kevin led technology teams through the dot com era and into Web 2.0. During that journey, he acquired a wealth of experience in the business, technology financial and consumer news media. Kevin is a graduate and former part-time instructor at Boston’s Emerson College, he holds a masters degree in communications.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2008 - Present

President & Founder

Propheta Communications
At Propheta, we’re driven by the belief that PR is an integral element in building brands, maintaining reputations and raising awareness. From Day One, we become your communication partner; we’ll take the time to understand your business and represent it properly to the right reporters, producers, bloggers and more. We’ll create and execute a customized PR and MarComm campaign that tracks back to your business goals, ensuring that your message cuts through the clutter of today’s marketplace. Our executives hold over 15 years’ experience in PR and related disciplines, making our primary goal simple: helping clients achieve a competitive advantage based on time-tested strategies and techniques that reach target audiences with powerful relevance. Propheta has a boutique culture that’s aggressive and nimble. We understand that many of our clients are “in the trenches” working hard toward their success, we’d welcome the opportunity to roll up our sleeves and fight alongside you.
Mar 2003 - Jul 2008

Senior Vice President

2001 - 2003

Account Director

RLM Public Relations
2000 - 2001

Senior Account Supervisor

PR 21
Oversaw the infamous dot com team at the tail end of the dot com boom
2000 - 2000

Consultant

Media Boston International
1999 - 2000

Consultant

Advanced Results Marketing
Jan 1997 - Oct 1999

Communications Manager

Internet Alliance
Industry association representing AOL, Microsoft as well as small start-ups and emerging technologies
1995 - 1997

Director of Communications

Argus Group
1991 - 1993

Student & Adjunct Faculty

Education

Education

Blue HIlls Tech
1987 - 1993

MA

Emerson College
1987 - 1991

BSSp

Emerson College