Lorraine Hamby is a communications expert who has managed numerous product launches, handled multiple high-pressure crisis scenarios and had a front-row seat to Silicon Valley's tech innovations.

She led corporate communications programs at Symantec, Hewlett-Packard and Intuit, overseeing efforts across corporate, small business, B2B and consumer. Her background spans PR, analyst relations, internal communications and social media. She’s also been on the other side of the interview, having begun her career as a journalist.

Lorraine founded Hamby Communications in 2014 to bring her communications expertise to a variety of clients. She has served companies in mobile payments, security, IoT, education and more.

She’s passionate about helping clients tell their stories effectively and with authenticity-- whether it be about a new technology, a business success story or industry leadership. She specializes in strategy, message development and speaker training, and also delivers hands-on communications support.

When not immersed in client work, she enjoys music (playing violin, mandolin and most recently attempting the cello) and art. She is a painter, and has participated in The Sketchbook Project, where her sketchbooks go on tour with hundreds of others around the country.