Brunswick Group, the strategic advisory firm focused on critical issues, today announced that Larry Yu has joined as a Partner in the San Francisco office focused on technology clients and issues.
Larry is a communications leader who has worked at and advised many of the world’s foremost technology companies. Most recently, Larry was a partner at Accel, a leading venture capital firm, where he was responsible for marketing and communications. Previously, he was a partner at The Pramana Collective, a boutique technology-focused communications consultancy, and, prior to that, he was head of corporate communications at Facebook during the company’s fast-growth years, including its IPO. Larry has also worked at companies including Google and Cisco. At Brunswick, Larry will advise U.S. and global technology companies on a wide range of business critical issues.
Neal Wolin, Chief Executive Officer, said: “I am delighted that Larry is joining our growing San Francisco office. Last year, the team worked with many of the most exciting technology companies globally and advised on several of the most high-profile transactions and IPOs. Larry’s experience in working with technology companies through every stage of their lifecycle and on their most pressing issues will strengthen our capabilities even further and be invaluable to clients.”
Ash Spiegelberg, Partner and San Francisco Office Head, said: “Larry knows the technology sector intimately. He is an outstanding operator and brings a strong network and seasoned perspective that will be hugely additive to our team and our clients. Brunswick is the go-to firm in San Francisco for strategic communications counsel and I look forward to advising clients on their most pressing matters again this year.”
On joining Brunswick, Larry Yu said: “Brunswick is the premier advisory firm for technology companies seeking to engage with their most critical issues and stakeholders. The sector faces enormous challenges and, as part of the Brunswick team, I am excited by the chance to help affect the industry by being at the heart of the issues the sector faces.”
About Larry Yu
Larry has helped companies, both large and small, build out their brand and navigate the complexity and opportunity that accompanies growth. He was most recently at Accel, a leading venture capital firm, where he was the partner responsible for the firm’s marketing and communications efforts. Before Accel, Larry was a partner at The Pramana Collective, a project-focused integrated communications consultancy founded by executives from Facebook, Skype and Twitter. His client work spanned consumer electronics start-ups, consumer Internet companies and enterprise software start-ups.
Previously, Larry worked at Facebook, where he was the head of corporate communications as the Facebook community grew from 100 million to 1 billion people, and the company transitioned from privately-held to publicly-held. Larry joined Facebook from Google, where he held product communications and corporate communications roles. He has also worked at Cisco Systems and communications firms MWW and Edelman. Business Insider featured Larry as one of the leading technology communications people on a number of different occasions. Larry received a B.S. in Advertising and an emphasis in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
About Brunswick Group
Brunswick is a strategic advisory firm focused on critical issues. Our purpose is to help the great value-creating organizations of the world play a more successful role in society. We advise on critical issues at the center of business, politics and society, and help our clients – the leaders of large, complex organizations – understand and navigate these interconnected worlds. Brunswick is one firm globally, operating as a single profit center. This allows us to respond seamlessly and effectively to clients’ needs wherever they are in the world.
For more information, visit: www.brunswickgroup.com.
Name: Ash Spiegelberg
Title: Partner, Office Head, San Francisco
Email: [email protected]