Jennifer joined Dolby Laboratories in 2014 as Vice President, Global Communications. She is responsible for Dolby’s worldwide communications strategy, overseeing external and internal communications as well as social media. While at Dolby, she has lead efforts for its 50th Anniversary in May, and Dolby’s move to its new headquarters in San Francisco in September.
She previously led momentum, consumer and product communications for Apple. As part of the original iPhone team, she was instrumental in the launch and global expansion of iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPad and the world’s first App Store. Jennifer was also recognized by iconic journalist David Pogue from (then) the New York Times, and Ed Baig from USA Today in their respective iPhone and iPad books.
Prior to Apple, she spent several years at AT&T heading communications for its voice and data product business, playing a primary role in the worldwide launch of the iconic RAZR and ROKR wireless phones in partnership with Motorola. She was also responsible for promoting AT&T’s national events and sponsorships, including those with American Idol and Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. Prior to AT&T, she was with Atlanta-based Cingular Wireless where she had the opportunity to be an integral player on the communications team for one of the largest acquisitions in history when AT&T acquired Cingular for $86 billion. Before Jennifer’s corporate PR career, she worked with Atlanta-based agencies McCrae Communications and AlexanderOgilvy, which was later acquired by Ogilvy Public Relations.
She is a long-time communications advisor to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, where she recently developed and executed the communications campaign for its iconic “Batkid” campaign, which has since been turned into a documentary, “Batkid Begins.”
Jennifer holds a BS degree in Communications Arts from Georgia Southern University. She currently resides in Los Gatos, California with her husband and two daughters.