BRIDGING THE ISLANDS AND THE MAINLAND
ZingPR is the only agency that offers expert PR and marketing consulting expertise to companies in both Hawaii and Silicon Valley.
Tim has more than 20 years’ agency experience and a corporate marketing background developed during his years with Apple, Autodesk, Schlumberger, and SGI. He has spent 30 years in technology marketing, and more recently had broadened his interests to include agtech, biotech and cleantech.
Tim's PR campaigns have launched dozens of startups, and he has also developed coherent content and media communications strategies for larger companies.
Tim specializes in formulating and executing brand storytelling campaigns that boost awareness, connect brands with their target audiences, and shape market perceptions. Focus areas include company and product launches, positioning and messaging, media strategy, media relations, and analyst/influencer relations.
Shirley has 25 years' experience creating strategic communications campaigns rooted in market leadership to influence important audiences. She has worked at companies in various sectors, including health tech, consumer tech, and enterprise IT.
She has held senior PR positions at global agencies and corporations such as IDG, Levi Strauss & Co., Fairchild, and Jack in the Box. A graduate of Stanford University, she taught a class there called “New PR Strategies to Propel Startups.”
Shirley grew up in Hawaii and is excited to be working with the tech community to elevate the Islands as an innovation hub and to boost awareness for local startups. She is a trusted communications advisor to startups as they navigate a course to becoming a viable and vibrant player on the national stage. She is also an entrepreneur who has co-founded two companies.