Robert Wynne, President

Robert Wynne is the president and founder of Wynne Communications. He is also a contributor to Forbes where he writes a column on public relations. He has provided public relations counsel to many leading universities. He started Wynne Communications after serving as Director of Communications for USC’s Marshall School of Business. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and earned a master’s degree in communications from the University of Texas at Austin. His firm hosts three exclusive networking events each year for Business, Medical and Engineering Schools where top universities network with 20 reporters from the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNN, Fortune, Forbes, Reuters, Wired, CNBC and more. He is the author of “Straight Talk About Public Relations,” an Amazon best seller. He worked as a reporter for Newsweek magazine and the Los Angeles Times.

Kevin Wilkerson

Kevin Wilkerson is a publicist, journalist and content marketing professional specializing in the transportation industry, travel and sports. Wilkerson won an Associated Press award for Investigative Journalism and graduated from the University of Alabama. As a publicist, Wilkerson represented Yokohoma Tires and Nissan Motor Sports during their participation in the Baja 500 and Baja 1000 road races. He worked in content marketing and publicity for Lexus involving their sports participation in California. Other clients include Rolling Stones photographer Ethan Russell, celebrity Dr. Drew, several Indy 500 champions, and the Long Beach Visitors & Convention Bureau.

Andreas Ramos, Digital Marketing Strategist

Ramos is an author, speaker and digital marketing and public relations consultant who currently manages SEO and Adwords for Harvard, Stanford, and MIT. For Harvard and MIT, he uses over 330,000 keywords in 42 languages. Born in Colombia, Ramos speaks Spanish, German, and several other languages. 
He consulted for more than 25 startups during the dotcom boom. He co-founded two digital agencies; one grew to 175 staff and was acquired in 2012. He was a director at Acxiom, where he led the digital agency and then the Manager of Global SEO at Cisco. A strong advocate for higher education, Ramos serves as an instructor in digital marketing at INSEEC San Francisco. He graduated in 1982 from the Universität Heidelberg, Germany.

Vanessa Ortiz

comes to Wynne Communications from Telemundo where she worked in Washington DC helping to write scripts and work on the nightly news. She graduated from Newberry College Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors in Communications and minors in Social Media and Business Administration. A native of Bolivia, Ortiz moved to Los Angeles in 2017 to work in the public relations industry and she recently earned a Certificate in Digital Marketing at the UCLA Extension School. In addition to her social media skills and journalism experience, Ortiz is an accomplished athlete as she attended Newberry College on a tennis scholarship.