Steve Kerns

Senior Vice President, Technology and General Manager, San Francisco

Senior Vice President, Technology and General Manager, San Francisco

Steve is general manager of the WE San Francisco office and a Silicon Valley PR agency veteran. He collaborates with clients to establish agenda-setting market positioning strategies, and provides executive-level counsel on thought leadership, proactive corporate media relations, issues and crisis management, and digital and interactive initiatives.

With more than 18 years of experience helping corporations across various sectors build category leadership, Steve has led global corporate communications campaigns designed to outflank the competition, enhance corporate reputation and protect brand equity. He has created and managed multidisciplinary work for global companies, including Avaya, AT&T, Huawei, RSA, Samsung, Sun Microsystems, Symantec, Visa and VMWare. His prior agency experience includes Text100, Edelman, FleishmanHillard, Bite Global, SparkPR and Ogilvy Public Relations.

When Steve’s not at work, he’s either relaxing at the beach, squeezing in time with friends at his favorite San Francisco haunts, or riding a bike that goes nowhere.



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