Ellie has more than 15 years of technology communications experience. At Norwest she is responsible for global marketing. As part of the portfolio services team, she is focused on supporting Norwest’s early, mid and growth-stage portfolio companies on their marketing and communications strategies and awareness building initiatives. She also assists them with marketing resources and execution.
Before joining Norwest, Ellie was director of marketing at SRI International based in Menlo Park, CA for nine years. She was responsible for content development, corporate communications, and marketing communications initiatives for SRI and its spin-off companies.
Earlier, Ellie was at A&R, a San Mateo-based communications firm, where she developed and managed full-spectrum corporate public relations programs. Client companies included Skystream, Zone Labs, Metreo, Netscreen, and ICG Communications. Ellie was also responsible for communications at Agile Software, Aspect Development, and Ariba.
Ellie holds a bachelor of science in political science/applied history and a master of arts degree in professional writing from Carnegie Mellon University.