Kristen brings a decade of public relations and marketing experience to talkTECH, specializing in the lifestyle and technology arenas. Her multi-faceted approach in delivering strategic, results-oriented PR campaigns and launches, expertise in media relations, and grassroots branding tactics has a proven track record. Under Kristen’s direction, the firm has developed into one of fastest-growing U.S. PR firms for early stage tech startups.
As co-founder of talkTECH, Kristen has facilitated top tier media coverage in numerous print and digital publications including Inc., Forbes, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, The Next Web, Fast Company, Mashable, TechCrunch, G4, GigaOM, ChannelPro, Gizmodo, Wired.com, CBS Tech Talk, Los Angeles Times, and L.A. Weekly; and broadcast outlets including Reuters TV, CNN, The Today Show, and HLN.
Kristen graduated with a B.A. in Public Corporate Communications from Butler University and is involved with organizations such as Girls in Tech, Women 2.0, Public Relations Society of America (Los Angeles chapter), and has taught at General Assembly LA and Coloft Academy. She is also an Advisor to Bfore.me and a founding board member of the Stimulus Social Club, an organization that allocates charitable contributions to local non-profits through monthly events.