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 global PR agencies and for corporations such as IDG, Levi Strauss & Co., Fairchild, and Jack in the Box. Shirley taught a class at Stanford called “New PR Strategies to Propel Startups.”
Shirley grew up in Hawaii and is excited to be home again to help promote an innovation culture to attract talent to the Islands, 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.