Katelyn Holbrook is Vice President at Version 2.0 Communications, a PR and digital communications firm for disruptive brands. Katelyn sets the strategic direction for high-impact integrated communications programs, as both an account team leader and head of the agency’s burgeoning content practice.
She has developed award-winning public relations and content campaigns for clients including SimpliVity, Panjiva and the University of Michigan. You may have seen her clients on the front page of The Wall Street Journal, as guests on CNBC’s Mad Money, as bylined authors in Harvard Business Review, or leading discussions at SXSW.
Katelyn is a self-described grammar nerd, passionate defender of the Oxford comma, and news junkie
Katie Martell is an on-demand marketing strategist based in Boston, MA.
She has been named one of the most interesting people in B2B marketing, a "marketing expert to follow" by CIO Magazine and a top marketing writer on LinkedIn 3X.
With experience as a millennial CMO and entrepreneur, the world’s first “Director of Buzz” and her distinct opinion about the world of marketing, Katie is a frequent speaker and emcee at conferences including TEDx, INBOUND, and MarketingProfs. She also serves as the Co-Executive Director of Boston Content, the city's largest nonprofit community of content professionals.
Volunteer Leadership Committee
Social Media Lead
Juliana is a former craft beer journalist, a current flavored seltzer enthusiast (#nowfizzing), and Head of Marketing at Crazy Egg.
She focuses her after-hours energy on building up the city's creative community, and creating new connections with awesome humans.
You can follow Juliana's musings on life, love, and tech startups on Twitter.
DIRECTOR OF JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Sara is a Global Brand Program Manager at SAI Global, an international risk management organization. She is a natural project manager, with a background curating and developing content for everything from morning radio shows to email campaigns, video projects to web content. When not at work, Sara can be found at a local beach or checking a new country off of her bucket list.
Julie leads a team of product marketers at Akamai Technologies, helping leading brands deliver the world's best digital experience.
When she's not mapping plans to launch new products or campaigns, you might find Julie training for her next marathon or researching her next great book club read.
Jenna Gilligan is an account manager at Version 2.0 Communications, a PR and digital communications firm for disruptive brands. When she's not helping her clients find, shape, and tell their stories, Jenna can be found in the kitchen experimenting with new pasta flavors or perfecting the art of the creme brulee.
SOCIAL AND GROWTH
Allison is a connection catalyst that views marketing as a true extension of the customer voice. By day, she's a Marketing Manager for Raizlabs, a Rightpoint company that builds emerging tech products that improve lives. She's also a freelance digital strategist and copywriter and enjoys helping healthcare, nonprofit, and social impact businesses connect with their audiences through content.
When she's not building content and social media campaigns, doing user research, or optimizing for SEO, Allison enjoys the non-digital world. You can find her perusing Boston's independent bookstores, enjoying the outdoors, or on her yoga mat. She also dabbles with her own creative writing and can sometimes be seen telling her stories at events around Boston
Executive Directors Emeritus
Thank you to all who paved the way for today's thriving Boston Content community.
Devin is the Director of Content at Help Scout, an online help desk software. She is also a writer, storyteller and founder of The Master Slam, a story-slam style debate that turns a traditional panel discussion into an evening of live performance and competition. For the past 5 years, Devin has been telling stories live on stage as well as training speakers for TEDx talks, teaching storytelling and personal branding at the Startup Institute and General Assembly.
Mike is the Senior Manager of Global Content Strategy at Crimson Hexagon, a social analytics company based in Boston. Before entering the content marketing industry, Mike worked as a reporter, editor, farmer and pre-school teacher. Mike is also currently working on a book (in fits and starts) about the story of how and why his grandfather invented the chicken nugget.
Volunteer Committee Emeritus
Lauren is a digital content specialist for Northeastern University, a contributor to Boston magazine and the former associate editor at BostInno, where she wrote nearly 3,500 articles covering all things education and early-stage tech. Lauren is also a graduate student in Northeastern's Media Innovation program and, when she’s not writing, serves as a mentor for Emerson Launch and drinks an obscene amount of coffee.
Todd Stewart is a Content Marketer at Dispatch. Prior to this role, Todd built the content for Catalant Technologies (Formerly HourlyNerd), an online marketplace for freelance business experts. Todd is also a Professor at Bryant University and an instructor at General Assembly. Outside of work, Todd is an avid endurance runner and skier.
Gwen leads product design and marketing as the Director of Customer Experience at Komand, a cybersecurity startup. She is a designer by trade, but obsesses over the marriage of product and marketing, and is dedicated to creating a compelling and helpful experience across the brand. Outside of work, Gwen can be found frolicking through Boston catching lots of Charmanders, or at home with her darling kitties, Cinnamon and Nutmeg.
Co-Founders and Advisors Emeritus
Jay Acunzo is an award-winning podcaster and dynamic keynote speaker. Before creating the popular show Unthinkable, Jay was a social media strategist at Google and head of content at HubSpot. He's built content marketing strategies from scratch for exciting new startups and produced attention-grabbing documentaries for brands. His work has been cited in places ranging from Harvard Business School to the Washington Post. Today, Jay hosts shows and works with teams that break conventional thinking and become the welcome exception to all the average noise in their niche.
Storyteller, video lover, and adventurer, Arestia Rosenberg started Boston Content when she was the Senior Content Producer at Hill Holliday. She brought that advertising agency experience, along with her background in major motion pictures and television development and production, to The Daily Beast as their Creative Director of Brand Strategy. Now, Arestia is participating in Remote Year and is available for remote content strategy, writing, producing, and creative direction work!