SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MWWPR (mww.com) today announced that Karen Clyne has joined the agency as General Manager and US Technology Practice Lead in the firm's San Francisco office.
Clyne will lead the growth of MWWPR's technology practice, managing the firm's enterprise and consumer technology clients and spearheading the business development process for prospective technology clients. She will also oversee operations for the San Francisco office and manage the broader technology team across the agency.
Additionally, Clyne will focus on wider integration of technology capabilities within MWWPR practice areas such as corporate communications, reputation management, travel and tourism, and lifestyle. She joins the firm with a roster of new client wins for the San Francisco office, including Sol Republic, Roomster, Slangwho, Launchpad Digital Health, and Payworks.
A public relations veteran, Clyne brings 16 years of integrated technology communications experience to MWWPR, both within agencies and in-house. She has led communications programs for numerous enterprise technology, consumer, security, storage, digital health and wellness, B2B and B2C clients, from global brands to start-up innovators.
Prior to joining MWWPR, Clyne was a Senior Vice President at Eastwick Communications, overseeing the company's client services.
"Karen's superior approach to strategic communications and proven success as a client relationship manager makes her the ideal candidate to lead our rapidly-growing US Technology practice based out of our San Francisco office," said Michael W. Kempner, president and CEO of MWWPR. "As a key member of MWWPR's senior management team, Karen's deep expertise in consumer and enterprise technology communications strategy, combined with her business development acumen, will be extremely valuable as we continue to expand our technology practice across the agency."
A Bay Area native, Clyne is a graduate of St. Mary's College of California, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree.
MWWPR is one of the world's largest independent public relations agencies with a global network of eight offices across the US and Europe. A full-service firm that approaches communications without the boundaries of expected thinking, MWWPR's expertise spans Consumer Brands, Technology, Corporate Communications and Reputation Management, Public Affairs, Crisis Communications, LGBT, Entertainment, Sports & Luxury Lifestyle, and Health & Wellness. This year, MWWPR is celebrating 30 years of providing strategic communications counsel and public relations support for its diverse client portfolio.
With dedicated insights, strategy, data and analytics, social media, creative and technology teams, MWWPR ensures that clients Matter More™ to the stakeholders who matter most. MWWPR's Matter More™ approach has been recognized by numerous top industry awards. In 2015, MWWPR was honored with a gold at the American Business Awards for "Company of the Year," and 2014 accolades include the Global SABRE Award, "PR Agency of the Year" and "Company of the Year" by the International Business Awards, as well as "Top Places to Work in PR."
To learn more about MWWPR, visit http://www.mww.com or @MWW_PR.
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