Seattle (January 23, 2017) – Jon Ramsey, formerly with Edelman’s technology practice, has joined APCO Worldwide’s global technology practice as a director, bringing deep enterprise and consumer technology experience based out of Seattle’s burgeoning technology hub. With nearly a decade of technology communications experience, Ramsey will help shape practice strategy for North America and usher in new client profiles.
“The technology sector is rapidly growing in size and complexity and our priority is ensuring that we are well positioned to service these businesses,” said Maggie Brown, managing director, Seattle. “Every day, the challenges traditional enterprises and technology companies face move at a clip that requires front line mediation from communications experts, and more importantly, from true technology enthusiasts like Jon.”
Prior to joining APCO, Ramsey counseled some of the most prominent companies in the technology industry, including those focused on cloud computing, software development and delivery, digital analytics and marketing, and health technology.
Before joining Edelman in 2013, Ramsey played a leading role in managing multiple accounts across the technology and interactive entertainment sectors, with an emphasis on the games industry.
APCO’s technology bench spans the globe, with offices in every major market; team members service FORTUNE 500 as well as emerging technology brands and experts specialize in disciplines such as data privacy and security, cloud computing, digital analytics and software development and delivery.
“I joined APCO given its deep appreciation for key issues that shape the technology landscape today,” said Ramsey. “Whether it’s legislation and regulation or macro business themes impacting the way consumers discover products and businesses sell and deliver them, APCO is in the trenches learning the landscape in order to offer thoughtful counsel and campaigns that shape opinion.”