As President and Founder of Blodgett Communications, Renee Blodgett offers a very personalized approach of working with her clients, their customers and the influencers that impact them. She has been providing full service corporate communications and marketing consulting for worldwide technology companies and executives for over 18 years.
Her global approach comes from living in ten countries and consulting for companies around the world. Blodgett has developed PR campaigns and launched products for companies from South Africa, Australia, Holland, Scotland, England, Belgium, Germany, Israel, and France.
Prior to launching Blodgett Communications, she headed up worldwide corporate communications for leading speech recognition player Dragon Systems, through to the acquisition to Lernout & Hauspie, now Nuance. Blodgett’s agency experience is extensive with posts at Cone Communications, Cudaback Strategic Communications, London-based Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising and Saatchi & Saatchi Direct, Brodeur Worldwide and Porter Novelli.
Having studied and lived in Europe and Africa for years, Blodgett has experience working with and a unique understanding of other cultures. She received a BA in International Marketing Communications from London's CDT, receiving several distinctions on the CAM, which is nationally recognized in the Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations industry in the U.K.
She received top national public relations honors from the London Institute of Public Relations and London Chamber of Commerce. She holds advisory board positions on B5 Media, CozmoMedia and BlogHer, the first women’s blogging conference. Blodgett’s international client experience is vast and has included companies across multiple industry sectors.
She advises companies and people in the social media space and has appeared in newspaper articles, podcasts and blogs about social media and business blogging, including the SJ Mercury News. She was also included in social media and marketing books The New Influencers by Paul Gillin and Naked Conversations by Robert Scoble & Shel Israel. Renee blogs at Down The Avenue.