Kevin Edwards is a chief architect of social media and marketing programs. Kevin was an executive producer at CNET Networks. He holds a Masters in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University.
Pieter is a senior manager with 35 years experience in market analysis, business development, marketing, project management, and IT operations in a variety of environments including entrepreneurial startups, open source projects, governmental and academic bureaucracies, and Fortune 500 companies. His career spanned work as a VP of Strategic Alliances, with TOPS, a networking company in Berkeley CA. to being a highly publicized market research analyst, VP of Marketing Analysis at Apple Computer and Marketing Communications lead for the open source projects at the Sakai Foundation and the Open Source Applications Foundation. He began his three decade career in analyzing, managing, and marketing information systems with graduate degrees in Library Systems Management from UC Berkeley.
Mike Iamele is a public relations professional with media relations expertise and a diverse background in healthcare, biotechnology, corporate communications, public policy, technology, and consumer products. Before working with JJ&P, he was a member of Ogilvy Public Relations’ healthcare subsidiary, Feinstein Kean Healthcare, where he served as a media relations specialist in its San Francisco and Cambridge offices.
Jennifer Jones is a renowned marketing veteran who has been providing strategic marketing and communications counsel to venture capital firms and companies in the technology, healthcare and energy conservation industries for more than two decades. In 1989, she founded Jennifer Jones & Partners (JJ&P).
Before founding JJ&P, Jennifer was an Executive Vice President and General Manager of Regis McKenna, Inc (RMI) advising Apple Computer, and Intel. Prior to RMI, Jennifer also spent years developing advertising and public relations campaigns for consumer companies while a Vice President at Ketchum Communications in San Francisco. Jennifer started her career in broadcast journalism as a reporter and producer at CBS local and network news organizations.
Jennifer is a graduate of Stanford University’s SEP Executive Management/Masters of Business Administration program. She also holds a B.A. degree from the University of Colorado. She is an advisory Board member of IBF, XCONOMY and the Society for New Communications Research. She was an advisor to Garage Technology Ventures and on the Board of Sacred Heart Schools of Atherton, Ca.
LinkedIn profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/stevekaufman1
Steve is a senior communication professional with diversified experience. He is especially adept in message development, writing, media outreach and media training for venture capital firms and their portfolio companies in technology and healthcare. He has worked with JJ&P since 2009. He has a BS from Boston University and a Masters in Journalism from Columbia University.
Jamila is an Assistant Account Executive with proven experience in the fields of public policy, non-profit management, social media marketing and media relations. She has worked with JJ&P since 2011. Jamila has a BS from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and a Masters of Science in Community Development from the University of California, Davis.
Olaf draws on his 20 years as a business journalist to craft compelling stories that engage target audiences. Formerly the West Coast bureau chief of The Deal, Olaf put his skills to work for JJ&P clients, drawing on his experience as an editor, columnist, blogger and daily reporter covering technology dealmaking and venture capital.