Hathaway, Managing Partner & Lead Strategist
Kimberly Hathaway has over 18 years of high-technology, B2B & consumer
public relations experience. Her broad PR background includes managing
accounts and media consulting for a wide variety of technology clients
including Tyco Electronics' AMP NETCONNECT division, TriCN,
Inc., PSC Inc, West Corporation's Teleconferencing Division, Terayon
Communication Systems, CrossCommerce, Intraware, eTime Capital, LAN
SuperVision (LSVi), Executive Counterparts, SoftAd
ZAP! Electric Vehicles and Videometry.
Her B2B & technology background includes semiconductor IP, e-commerce,
telecommunications, financial services, supply-chain, networking and
enterprise technology. She has garnered extensive trade and business
press and placed clients on CNN, CNBC, Fox News, The
Today Show, 20/20,
Good Morning America and numerous regional/local newscasts
and programs. Hathaway served as account executive for several IDG
Books' famous "For Dummies" series campaigns following
the success of “DOS
Her background includes book publicity, event production,
community relations and product launches.
Hathaway's diversified consumer experience includes being a principal
on the award-winning launch team for Anne Geddes, internationally-renowned
New Zealand photographer, yearly book publicity for San Francisco
publicity campaigns for author Elson Haas and numerous titles for Cedco
Publishing, including Dilbert and the World Wildlife Fund.
Hathaway has booked keynotes and other strategic speaking engagements
for conferences including Selling Power’s Sales Leadership Conference,
Red Herring's Venture Conferences, Design Automation Conference (DAC),
Fabless Semiconductor Association Expo, Intel Developers Forum, National
RFID World, Electronic Retailer's Association Annual Conference, Networld
+ Interop, Forrester Executive Strategy Forum, Gartner Executive Edge
Summit, Technologic Partners Outlook events, CFO Magazine's e-CFO Conference,
DCI's B2B World Conference & Expo, IEC's DesignCon, IEC National
Communications Forum and speaking engagements at San Francisco’s
Hathaway is a board member of Sunburst Projects, Steering Committee
member for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Man & Woman of
the Year and Gala Steering Committee member for the Richmond-Ermet
Her event production includes The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's
Man & Woman of the Year event in San Francisco, Sunburst Project’s
1st Annual Biotech Classic, IDG Book's Wine for Dummies launch at the
Niebaum-Coppola Estate Winery, the Russ Coughlan Classic, an annual
fundraiser for the San Francisco Child Abuse Council, and numerous
Bay Area charity events including the San Francisco Firefighter's Toy
Drive, Camp Sunburst, Mission High School's Athletic Scholar Program,
the Rose Resnick Center for the Blind, The World Affairs Council, Richmond-Ermet
AIDS Foundation, Project Inform, and the San Francisco AIDS Foundation.
Hathaway is a California native based in San Francisco and holds
a marketing degree from Arizona State University.
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Shelli Ryan, Lead B2B Strategist
Shelli Ryan serves as lead business-to-business strategist for Hathaway PR. Ryan oversees her own B2B technology
agency, Ad Hoc Communication Resources, in Las Vegas and San Francisco.
Ryan was recently named one of the "Top 40 Executives Under 40" by
her local Business Journal, "PR Professional of the Year" by
her state PRSA chapter, and winner of three American Marketing Association
awards. For over 18 years, she has been sought for marketing strategy,
branding, competitive research, and analyst and media relations, by
national and international technology and bioscience firms.
Shelli has developed PR strategies for high tech clients including
Nortel Networks, Sanmina-SCI Corp, Surewest Wireless, Sentryware, the
Madrid-based web security application providers, Trusted Network Technologies,
CrossCommerce, Peak VX Networks, Promatory Communications, Netformx,
Terayon Communications, Egix, West Corporation, Zend Technologies,
the Israeli-based developers of the PHP scripting language, and Nishan
Systems (now McDATA Systems), providers of real-time storage services,
IP solutions and internetworking capabilities.
After earning a technology degree, she began her career as a technical
writer for EDS, was a print reporter, and has provided leadership to
high tech clients in several vertical markets.
She has been responsible for managing international press efforts
in many regions including South America, the United Kingdom, South
Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Ryan managed the publicity
for the first shared ATM network in China and the first U.S. smart
A frequent author and speaker on business-to-business marketing, Shelli
earned her Master’s in Public Administration from the University
of Oklahoma and completed crisis communications training from Columbia
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Alan Frank, Technical Writer
Alan Frank serves as lead technical writer for Hathaway PR.
With 15 years of experience in technology publishing, Alan Frank has
served as an editor of several networking and communications-oriented
magazines, including LAN Technology magazine (where he established
and managed the reviews department and served as Sr. Reviews Editor),
Network Magazine (as Reviews Editor and Technical Editor), and Communication
Systems Design (as Executive Editor).
Subsequently, he established and served as CEO and principal analyst
Vision3G LLC, a research firm based in North Carolina focused on the
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Phil Britt, Financial Services & Vertical
Phil Britt serves as lead financial services and vertical markets
writer for Hathaway PR.
Britt has over 15 years of financial services industry experience
and over 10 years of technology industry experience.
He has served as a contributing editor for Microbanker, Valuations & Perspectives,
Real Estate Portfolio, Telephony, Supercomm Show
CRM Magazine, Networking Pipeline, Advanced IP
Pipeline, Mobile Technology,
Globalcom 1999 Show Daily among other publications and editorial positions.
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Anthoney Santana, Creative Services
Anthoney Santana leads our Creative Services division and is responsible
for all graphics production, client newsletter production and advertising
He has been a design associate, fashion product development designer,
catalog designer, photographer and production artist with Goorin Brothers
and JD Fine & Company. He has also held sales and retail display
positions with Nieman Marcus,
Anthoney graduated from the Art Institute of California in San Francisco
in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design.
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Reno Ybarra, Media Specialist
Reno Ybarra coordinates all media programs for Hathaway PR. He oversees and manages all 2.0 programs,
including client newsletter copy, and coordinates all event planning, wine tasting events, media research and
Reno holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from San Francisco State University and is
currently pursuing his MBA at San Francisco State, with an emphasis on Sustainable Business.
In his limited spare time, Reno writes a soccer blog and plays in a local soccer league.