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Renee Blodgett

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Founder, CoFounder, Go-to-Market Strategy, Communications Strategy, Product/Co Launch Maestro, Messaging Guru,Content Creation, Partnerships

Founder, CoFounder, Go-to-Market Strategy, Communications Strategy, Product/Co Launch Maestro, Messaging Guru,Content Creation, Partnerships

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following
9 vouches

Involved In

Founder

Magic Sauce Media
We Blog the World | Transformative Travel
Magic Sauce Photography
Traveling Geeks
Blodgett Communications

Advisor

PopTech
iGlue, Inc.
Agency for Webdoc
Pearltrees

Side Projects

CoCurator of TEDxBerkeley, Conte

Positions

CEO & Founder Magic Sauce Media January 2010 - present
Founder & Managing Editor We Blog the World | Transformative Travel June 2008 - present
Co-Curator TEDxBerkeley September 2010 - present
Founder & Photographer Magic Sauce Photography January 2011 - present
Co-Founder Traveling Geeks January 2008 - present
VP, Marketing, Strategy & Social Media Kolibree - The Smart Oral Care Company November 2013 - March 2015
VP Marketing, Social Media & Corporate Communications HAPILABS October 2012 - September 2013
Head of Marketing & Communications inTooch, Inc. June 2012 - May 2013
Strategic Advisor & Acting CMO for U.S. iGlue, Inc. July 2011 - February 2012
Marketing & Social Media Advisor Agency for Webdoc April 2011 - November 2011
Corporate Communications & Social Media Lead CarWoo! July 2010 - May 2011
Head of Communications Fotobabble January 2010 - April 2011
Communications Lead & Advisor to CEO Pearltrees January 2010 - March 2011
Corporate Communications Consultant VoiceBase, Inc. February 2010 - December 2010
Communications Lead, U.S. Answers June 2009 - September 2010
Communications Consultant Willow Garage March 2010 - July 2010
Communications & Product PR Agency for Zorap September 2009 - February 2010
President & Founder Blodgett Communications January 2000 - January 2010
Head of Communications Voyij January 2009 - December 2009
Head of Communications & Social Media Gilbert Guide November 2008 - October 2009
Communications & Social Media Lead RepairPal 2008 - 2009
Communications & PR WebDiet, Inc. January 2008 - December 2008
Communications & PR Retrevo January 2008 - December 2008
Head of Marketing Communications PlanetEye January 2008 - December 2008
Advisory Board Member b5media January 2007 - July 2008
Communications & Social Media Consultant & Lead SugarSync December 2006 - May 2008
Head of Marketing & Communications KnowNow January 2007 - April 2008
Head of Marketing & Communications Jingle Networks February 2007 - March 2008
Advisory Board Member & Consultant Cozmo Media April 2007 - December 2007
Head of Communications Spock January 2007 - December 2007
Head of Marketing, Communications & Analyst Relations Xitel January 2004 - December 2007
Head of Communications Say Media March 2006 - February 2007
Advisory Board BlogHer January 2004 - December 2006
Head of Corporate & Product Communications Sitrion, Formerly Newsgator Technologies January 2002 - May 2006
Head of Global Communications Voice Signal Technologies February 2004 - March 2006
Head of Communications iUpload January 2004 - January 2005
Advisory Board PopTech November 2002 - October 2004
Director, Corporate Communications & Marketing Dragon Systems January 1995 - January 2001
Account Supervisor Porter Novelli January 1992 - December 1995
Account Director & Account Supervisor Cudaback Communications January 1992 - February 1994
Account Executive Cone Communications January 1990 - December 1991
Media Coordinator Saatchi & Saatchi January 1988 - September 1988

Education

Richmond, The American International University in London International Marketing Communications 1988 - 1989
Gordon College International Relations and Affairs 1985 - 1987
CDT International Marketing Communications 1985 - 1986
Leopold-Franzens Universit├Ąt Innsbruck Politics and Languages 1985 - 1985

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Partnerships
  • • Operations
  • • Affiliate marketing
  • • Digital advertising
  • • Business Development
  • • Advertising
  • • Content acquisition
  • • Online publishing
  • • Travel
  • • Wellness Travel
  • • content licensing
  • • Digital publishing
  • • Travel writing
  • • Events sponsorship
Markets of Interest
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Events
  • • Fashion
  • • Healthcare
  • • Media
  • • Social Impact
  • • Travel
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Fitness
  • • Nutrition
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Wellness
  • • Content

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Roger Matus
We worked together  •  Vice President of Products and Markets, Neurala and Mentor, Techstars. Boston grad.
Renee and I worked together for more than five years. She is an outstanding professional with great instincts, great connections, and tremen ... dous energy. She is innovative in how she approaches problems and somehow gets everyone to follow her lead. I recommend her highly.
Michael Tchong
We worked together  •  Founder, Social Revolution LLC. Previously Founder & Analyst, Trendscape/Ubercool LLC.
Renee is an experienced marketing communications specialist with a formidable travel blog and following.
Barney Pell
They're my friends  •  Chairman and CEO, QuickPay Corporation and Advisor, Portalarium. Stanford grad.
Renee is smart, energetic, super connected and well known among startup and investment circles. I've known her for over 10 years and enjoy ... all my interactions with her.
Sean True
We worked together  •  Principal Software Engineer, Semantic Machines. Previously Developer, Ab Initio Software. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
I worked with Renee for several years. No one does what she does better. She's on a very short list of people that I would start something n ... ew with.
David Berkowitz
We worked together  •  Chief Marketing Officer, MRY and Mentor, Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator.
Renee has a ridiculous amount of experience in communications and marketing, and she'd be a great resource for founders and other startup ex ... ecs.
Charlene Li
We worked together  •  Founder & CEO, Altimeter Group. Previously Principal Analyst, Forrester Research. Harvard Business School grad.
Renee is a connector and always at the forefront of new ideas and technologies.
Chris Heuer
We worked together  •  Futurist, serial entrepreneur & imagineer seeking to make the future a reality today. Former Global Chairman of Social Media Club. xDeloitte
Renee is super connected and super smart. A great media producer, public relations specialist, and all around fabulous person who you would ... love to have on your team.
Jordan Cohen
We worked together  •  Expert witness, speech and language technology and mobile devices, Spelamode and co-CTO, Kextil.
Renee is the best PR person I've ever met
Jordan Cohen
We worked together  •  Expert witness, speech and language technology and mobile devices, Spelamode and co-CTO, Kextil.
Renee is a great PR person, and she knows everyone!

Barney Pell
They're my friends  •  Chairman and CEO, QuickPay Corporation and Advisor, Portalarium. Stanford grad.
Barney is a great entrepreneur across the board - he has the technical and product knowledge down yet can articulate it in a way that most t ... ech founders can't. And, he's known and respected by anyone and everyone who counts!

Roger Matus
We worked together  •  Vice President of Products and Markets, Neurala and Mentor, Techstars. Boston grad.
Roger and I worked together at Dragon Systems, unveiling the world's first continuous dictation product to the market. Through him, I learne ... d about unique go to market strategies and the power of data in the process. We had to be resilient in this launch and entire process and he has a boat load of that, an essential ingredient for any entrepreneur. He's also witty, persuasive, has experience raising money, great at new business development and partnerships and of course strategic corporate and product marketing.

Barney Pell
They're my friends  •  Chairman and CEO, QuickPay Corporation and Advisor, Portalarium. Stanford grad.
Barney is a known entity in the semantic search space and has a proven track record. He's resourceful, persuasive, has experience raising mo ... ney, running companies, advising, partnerships and in technology. He's also incredibly smart and fast on his feet, whether it's in deal making mode or on the stage encouraging the world at large that what he's standing behind matters.

Beth Blecherman
We worked together  •  Social Media Consultant / Advisory Board Member, Beth Blecherman Consulting and Founder, Techmamas.com.
She's committed, savvy and has years of experience under her belt with ethics and reputation to back her up.

Alan Tikwart Alden
We worked together  •  Advisor to Haystack.ai (Image ML), Paperjet (Form Field Detection/ML), 1 Degree World (Travel&Leisure), Co-Founder of Omne Mobile Payments
He's resourceful, knows what it takes to make companies succeed and is relentless until he gets it done!