Jenny Russo

PR Strategist

Jenny has more than ten years of PR experience working with both big brands and start-ups. She specializes in consumer technology and has a broad set of media relationships with business, technology and marketing journalists.

Prior to joining Upright, Jenny worked at Grayling where she managed accounts including Verizon Wireless, Lowe’s Home Improvement (smart home division), Sidecar, 4moms (robotic baby gear) and Engagor (social media engagement platform acquired by Clarabridge). There, she also led several client programs including NCAA’s 75 Years of March Madness and PayPal’s 2014 World Cup media relations campaigns.

Before Grayling, she worked at Access Communications (now Access Emanate) and handled PR for major brands including Toshiba, Trend Micro, Google and Take-Two Interactive. Between Access and Grayling, she also dabbled in the food & beverage industry representing Galardi Group (Wienerschnitzel Tastee Freez), Togo’s, Fox Restaurant Concepts (True Food Kitchen) and Panda Restaurant Group.

Jenny holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations from San Jose State University.