DETROIT and SILICON VALLEY, October 30, 2013 – Airfoil, a technology public relations and marketing communications agency, has appointed David Bailey to lead its Silicon Valley operations. Bailey joins Airfoil in a newly created position as executive vice president and general manager of the Airfoil Sunnyvale, CA office. Most recently, Bailey was senior vice president and general manager of Text 100, San Francisco.
Bailey will lead Airfoil’s California office and will be responsible for driving the firm’s business development and client consulting efforts in the Bay Area.
“Our clients will immediately benefit from David’s corporate and competitive communications experience, and our staff and agency leadership teams look forward to leveraging his planning, strategy and management skills,” said Janet Tyler, Airfoil co-founder and co-CEO.
Bailey’s experience traverses some of the world’s biggest and most prestigious brands to hot technology startups and everything in between. Previously, he spent seven years with Text 100, where he served clients such as Cisco, BlackBerry, CoreSite, Macheen, Linksys, Fusion-io and many more. He also has held corporate communications positions with Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems.
“I’m incredibly excited to be joining Airfoil at a time when clients are looking for a multi-disciplinary, integrated communications approach,” said Bailey. “My experience working across the marcom and PR spectrum should be a great addition to a company already on the forefront in this space.”
Bailey is a member of the Public Relations Society of America (San Francisco Chapter) and Churchill Club, a Silicon Valley business and technology forum.
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Airfoil, with offices in Silicon Valley, Detroit, London and Hong Kong, is an independent integrated marketing communications firm serving both emerging and leading technology companies. Airfoil drives technology communications for a growing client roster across consumer, enterprise, health care and automotive segments, including: eBay, Fuzebox, Bunndle, MetroMile and Plex Systems. The agency provides services to measure, inform and accelerate clients’ marketing communications, digital, social media and brand strategy programs. Airfoil has been honored as a Silver Anvil winner for work with Microsoft, named Technology Agency of the Year by the Holmes Report and recognized as a top firm in numerous industry rankings. Follow Airfoil on Facebook and Twitter at @airfoilpr.