Elena Annuzzi is a communications and marketing professional with more than 20 years of experience in the tech industry. Throughout her career, she’s worked to drive positive brand recognition through media relations, social media, analyst relations, and content marketing programs, often building these programs from the ground up to put companies on the map.
Elena is currently the global public relations and social media director at Cadence, a global company with a $40B+ market cap that provides software, hardware, and IP for chip and system design. Previously, Elena held communications and marketing roles at AgilOne (acquired by Acquia), Coupa Software, SugarCRM, and Check Point Software Technologies. She also spent more than five years as a freelance communications and marketing consultant, working with a variety of companies from small start-ups to large, public companies.
Elena holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication from University of California, Davis. She is currently a member of the California State University, Chico Digital Marketing Advisory Council, where she collaborates with marketing professionals and enthusiasts to shape the curriculum for the Digital Marketing for Executives program. Passionate about mentorship, Elena regularly coaches budding professionals and is currently serving as a mentor with WOMEN Unlimited, Inc.