Kohn Public Relations has built relationships with some of the industry's most experienced marketing and strategic communications professionals who can be brought into the program as your needs require.

Communications Consultant -- Alicia Falsetto

Alicia Falsetto brings more than ten years of development, sales and public relations to nonprofit as well as high tech organizations. Falsetto was the 13th employee of Cisco Systems, served as Program Manager for the Bosack & Kruger Foundation in its early years, recruited for several high tech companies and spent two years in West Africa as a Peace Corps Volunteer.  In addition to her professional experience she continues to volunteer as a consultant to a number of nonprofit organizations and serves on the board of the North American Friends of Chawton House Library.

Phone: 650-248-8158

Marketing and Public Relations -- Jill Dornan, Dornan Communications

Jill Dornan brings fifteen years of experience in marketing and communications to her consulting practice. Jill established Dornan Communications to help growing business-to-business companies differentiate their market message and effectively reach target audiences with integrated communications. Prior to starting her consulting practice, she worked in the Silicon Valley office of Brodeur Worldwide, a leading technology communications consultancy, and managed U.S. marketing for DFI, a global computing company. Jill helps emerging companies maximize their marketing and communications programs from planning through implementation. She has worked with industry leaders such as IBM, Infineon, Novell, Oracle and Phillips Electronics. Jill also helped establish growing companies including DemandTec, MailFrontier, Quantum3D and Virata

Phone: 503-262-6505

Public Relations Consultancy -- Fourth Day

Fourth Day with offices in London near London Bridge offers public relations consultancy to technology companies targeting a business audience. Fourth Day’s clients fall into three areas: technology; science and engineering; and professional services. Fourth Day provides clients with a range of marketing and public relations services including message development, copywriting, media and analyst relations, government relations, campaign analysis, event support and strategic council. The Fourth Day team includes experienced, senior PR consultants.

Phone: +44 (0)20 7403 4411

Market Research and Pan European Public Relations -- Quadriga Consulting

Quadriga Consulting, headquartered in the UK, with offices in London and Belfast, has been providing market research, strategy, communications and financial services to users and vendors of technology since the mid 90s. The firm's current and recent clients include Microsoft Dynamics, Cisco, Aepona, Mobile Cohesion - and many others. Jeff Peel, Principal of Quadriga Consulting Ltd, is a former 3Com executive and has been a VP in two leading international research agencies (in London and New York).  Jeff’s wife, and Co-Director, is a former CFO of leading semiconductor IP firm Amphion Semiconductor (now part of Conexant) and has considerable early to mid stage ICT sector experience.  For more information please visit

Phone: +44 (0)28 92 668 968

Graphic/Web and Instructional Design -- Kent Gaisford, karburetor.communication design

Combining cutting-edge graphic design skills with over 17 years' corporate communications experience, karburetor is equipped to develop and deploy traditional and web-based image and information campaigns. Extensive experience in the "traditional" corporate environment, plus working with startups in the dot-com industry for several years, have given karburetor the means to effectively provide creative design solutions for print, web, and multimedia. Kent Gaisford, Principal, received his Bachelor of Arts from U.C. Berkeley, a Certificate in Design from U.C. Berkeley Extension, and is currently working towards a Masters in Instructional Design at SF State University.

Phone: 650-703-7187