Visionary with a purpose. Jen Bennett founded Gramercy in October 2011 when she was approached to lead PR for a Steve Jobs documentary. Since then, Jen has continued her career as a contractor for GolinHarris where she worked on Infosys and Equinix and independently for payments startup Marqeta. Jen brings more than 10 years of experience leading award-winning campaigns for clients in the consumer technology, corporate and lifestyle space. Jen’s diverse experience spans leading marketing and communication programs for clients such as Infosys, American Express, Landor Associates, Blue Shield, Chevron Global Lubricants, and SyncTV among others.
Continuously, Jen has secured client coverage in The New York Times, WSJ, NPR, Entrepreneur, Conde Nast Traveler, Marie Claire, Fast Company, Forbes and Wired. In addition, she's worked on segments with The Ellen Show, History Channel and hit TV show Gossip Girl.
Prior to launching Gramercy, Jen held a senior role at WPP giant, Cohn & Wolfe where she was the communications liaison for sister agencies Y&R, Landor Associates and Wunderman. A highlight for her was leading the American Express Partners in Preservation project which was called the “American Idol” of historic preservation. A passion for sustainability, Jen has led several “do good” campaigns for lifestyle brands TastyBaby, Blissmo, and others driving PR and social. For kicks, Jen designs a line of eco-travel bags previously sold at Gump’s and specialty boutiques nationwide.
Jen enjoys sharing her views on new media tactics and has spoken at San Francisco Small Business Week, AdTech, Advertising Research Foundation’s Re:think, and OMMA’s Social Media Summit. Jen currently serves on the Golden Gate Mothers Group (GGMG) PR commitee and is active with a number of local nonprofits.
Jen holds a master’s degree from the University of San Francisco Masagung School of Management and a bachelor's in communications from SJSU.