Caryn Brownell

Senior Account Director

As a Senior Account Director for Bateman Agency, Caryn’s domain expertise includes the high-technology, financial services and healthcare industries, as well as supporting startups from early stages through IPO.

Caryn Brownell has more than 25 years of public relations experience in the high-technology, financial services and healthcare industries. She began her career in journalism as a buyer’s guide reporter for PC Week (now eWeek). Caryn held a corporate public relations role at Akamai Technologies, a global content delivery network, where she was responsible for managing external positioning of service offerings and corporate identity during the company’s consecutive years of revenue growth, including pre- and post-IPO stages. Caryn also held senior positions at respected public relations agencies in the Boston area, activating effective communications programs for F500 companies in tech and financial services. 

Caryn has a proven track record in developing and executing high-profile thought leadership campaigns that generate top-tier business and trade media results. She has extensive experience in designing and developing data-driven PR programs that help position companies as leaders in their fields through media relations, conferences, bylined articles and rapid issue response.

She also has expertise in creating executive speaking platforms for C-suite leaders and securing high-impact, earned speaking engagements for clients at top executive forums. This includes events produced by Commonwealth Club of California, Detroit Economic Club, Harvard Business School, Forbes, the Financial Times, The Economist, The Milken Institute and many other organizations.

Caryn studied Early Childhood Education at Fitchburg State University. She lives in Pembroke, Massachusetts with her husband, where she enjoys cycling, stand-up paddle-boarding, consistently reading both fiction and non, and listening to music from all genres. A member of the Clean Ocean Club, she is passionate about ocean conservation and keeping our coastlines clean.