Amanda Duckworth leads marketing and communications for Kleiner Perkins and its portfolio companies with a range of services to maximize market impact and manage reputation.
Amanda previously founded and led the San Francisco office of corporate communications firm, Brunswick Group and served on the firm’s global executive committee. Prior to Brunswick, Amanda led the marketing and communications functions at investment banks, Montgomery Securities and Thomas Weisel Partners (where she was a founding partner), and law firm, Morrison & Foerster. Her career began at Edelman Public Relations in New York and she later moved to the Bay Area to assume leadership of the agency’s San Francisco office. Amanda’s core competency is corporate reputation management. She has launched brands and reinvigorated established ones as well as managed reputations through transitions, market challenges and full-fledged crises.
Amanda has a LL.B. from the University of Wales, U.K., a Postgraduate degree in legal practice and FINRA Licenses 7, 24 and 63. She sits on the board of The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco.