Founder and Managing Partner of New Venture Marketing, a high-technology marketing and communications company, a Silicon Valley firm she has headed for some 20+ years and has provided strategic counsel to over 70 high-growth technology companies. In that time she has established herself as a savvy Silicon Valley insider and marketer combining both on-line and more traditional marketing to drive business, position a clients for market leadership and success.
Robin is an instructor and frequent speaker on how to develop a Web 2.0 strategy and how to evaluate and apply the most powerful new social media tools. Her popular course, “Effective Marketing in a Web 2.0 World” at Stanford Continuing Studies explores some of the most exciting social media tools (including: blogs, wikis, online communities, social networks, tagging widgets, mash ups and user generated content). and how companies can use these new social media tools in marketing and communications.
Her clients have included Wind River Systems, Lucent Bell Labs, NTI & TGV (now Cisco), Wipro, Walden Capital, Southampton Photonics, Infinity Financial, Cirrus Logic, Rebound, Cymerc, the ETRE & ATRE (European and Asian Computer conferences), Jupiter Systems, Link Silicon Valley and many others.
Robin is also active in work for non profits, most recently as a board member and Bay Area coordinator of the Uganda Children’s Charity Foundation (UCCF) and with Stanford Business School Alumni Consulting Team. She has her MBA from Stanford.
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