Barbara Kohn has extensive experience in business to business and business to consumer public relations and writing. Before launching her consulting service, Kohn was senior vice president of the Silicon Valley Office of Brodeur Worldwide, the third largest global technology public relations firm. There, she grew the office from three people in 1995 to almost 25 with billings of nearly $3 million in 1999. Kohn also served as a vice president at Thomas Associates (now Ketchum Public Relations), vice president at Edelman Public Relations, and vice president/general manager of Miller Communications Silicon Valley office.
Kohn has worked with emerging and established companies in the US and Europe across a wide range of industries. Among her clients are such industry leaders as Philips Consumer Electronics, Oracle, Xerox Document Management Systems, LSI Logic, Infineon, NVIDIA, Plantronics, The Tech Museum of Innovation and BIOTONE. Emerging companies she has helped establish include Blogit, BWise, DemandTec, and Tymphany.
Kohn holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Journalism from the University of Arizona. She also has served as an adjunct professor of Public Relations at San Jose State University and a visiting lecturer in Public Relations at Cambridge University, College of San Mateo and DeAnza College.