We are proud to announce that Heidi Sinclair is joining the firm as president of the Global Technology practice, sitting right here in our Seattle office. Sinclair is well known as a technology strategist, corporate executive and successful entrepreneur.
We are thrilled to have Heidi’s expertise, leadership and personality here at Weber Shandwick Seattle and look forward to learning from her as she guides our clients both locally and globally.
Most recently, Sinclair headed Heidi Sinclair & Co, a marketing communications and philanthropic consulting firm. Prior to this position, Sinclair was the Chief Communications Officer for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation where she oversaw global communications and was a member of the foundation’s management committee. Previously, Sinclair had been CEO for Burson-Marsteller in Europe, Middle East and Africa with operational broad oversight across Central and Eastern Europe, Africa and Russia. While at Burson-Marsteller, she had also been Global Chair of Technology where she spearheaded the award-winning work of global teams working on technology clients in over 50 countries. Several of the large clients she led include SAP, HP, Sun Microsystems and Apple.
In addition, Sinclair’s rich background includes having founded two companies and built several new businesses within corporate structures for public relations agencies and companies such as International Creative Management. She is a four-time Young Entrepreneur award winner and has been the recipient of numerous marketing and communications honors. She is on several corporate advisory boards and belongs to the Young/World President’s Organization and International Women’s Forum. Sinclair frequently writes and lectures about branding and the future of media, is a regular commentator on CNBC and CNN, and authors a blog for The Huffington Post.
Please join us in welcoming Heidi to the team!