We have a senior team. We work in a flat structure on integrated PR and marketing programs.

Public Relations Agency Morgan McClintic
Morgan McLintic

Founder of Firebrand with over 20 years’ experience in technology and content marketing.


Role – strategy, content creation, senior counsel, commercial operations, the odd idea (often quite odd in fact).


Previously – founder of digital communications and public relations agency, LEWIS in the US, growing it to 200 staff and $35m revenue.

Public Relations Agency Chris Ulbrich
Chris Ulbrich

Former journalist with deep tech expertise, skilled writer and business press specialist.


Role – messaging and positioning, media strategy, content creation, planning, media training, and senior counsel.


Previously – reporter for tech publications such as CNET and Wired, in-house comms at Google, 10 years’ public relations agency experience at LEWIS.

Maura Lafferty

Influencer relations specialist, with a particular focus on media outreach over social channels.


Role – influencer relations, media relations, social media programs, CSR and social good, ideas and creativity, account management.


Previously – ran own public relations agency, worked with women tech leaders, served in leadership roles in Catholic organizations.

Public Relations Agency Alastair Nee
Alastair Nee

Digital marketing supremo with graphic and web design background.


Role – digital marketing including organic and paid search, paid social, direct marketing, and graphic/web design.


Previously – Product marketing for mobile gaming company, digital strategy for entertainment agency and creative specialist for tech company.

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Joel Engardio

Award-winning journalist and content manager/creator with a record of motivating action.


Role – content creation and management, messaging and positioning, campaign planning, integrated communications, copywriting and digital marketing.


Previously – Communications Strategist for the ACLU, Senior Content Manager for Doctor on Demand and Columnist at San Francisco Examiner.

Alan Traeger
Alan Traeger

Marketing dynamo with particular expertise in making things happen and putting it all together.


Role – demand generation and strategy in all its digital forms: organic search, paid search, social media, banners, video, email etc.


Previously – demand generation for an AI/digital workplace startup, acquisition for a FinTech company, plus acquisition/retention for a large etailer.

Danielle Simmons
Danielle Simmons

PR veteran with 20 years’ experience working with consumer, health, and technology brands.


Role – media strategy, influencer communications, and integrated storytelling through traditional, digital and social media.


Previously – Head of PR, North America for, and director of PR of Johnson & Johnson.

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Sheilja Gandhi

Results-oriented digital marketer with strong organizational and analytical skills.


Role – implements demand and lead generation programs with a focus on PPC, SEO, social media and performance measurement.


Previously – business development and marketing at AI analytics firm, Gemini Data and lead generation campaigns for other tech startups.

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Mr Cuddles

Spends 18-20 hours per day asleep, and the rest being fierce.


Role – better than a guard dog but needs careful handling. Don’t put your head in his mouth – he’s not that kind of cat.


Previously – Consultant at Predators United and Mascot for many sports teams. Has always been the top predator, just born that way. Deal with it.



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