Mary Placido

"As long as it rhymes, everything will be fines"

Titus Andromedon, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


Mary Placido is a seasoned communications professional with ten years of PR experience and diverse skill set in planning and strategy, project management, writing, and media and analyst relations. Her experience expands mobile/wireless, enterprise, healthcare, and clean technology/energy. Past clients include Infosys, NRG Solar, ZigBee Alliance, SDL, Kaiser Permanente, Equinix, Symmetricom, Yahoo!, Cellfire, Bling Nation and Canary Foundation.

Mary also has expertise in Asian communications working with Asia-based companies launching and/or expanding in the U.S. market and U.S. companies looking to reach Asian-American audiences. Past clients in this practice: Singapore Economic Development Board, Contact Singapore, United Commercial Bank (now East West Bank), Fidelity National Financial, First American and Verizon Wireless (Northern and Southern California).

Recently she worked at GolinHarris, a global public relations firm as a media manager in the company’s technology practice. Before joining GolinHarris, Mary was an account executive at Panache Communications, a boutique PR agency.

Mary's Favorite Things

Treasured Memories

 One precious thing to Mary is the Noritake dinnerware set that her mom gave her.

Bedside Reading
me talk pretty one day cover

A good laugh is everything and Me Talk Pretty One Day from American humorist David Sedaris provides the funny slices and insights on his life experiences. Mary picks this up or listens to this collection of stories via audiobook in the car for a pick me up often. 

Exploring Maui

 One of Mary's favorite things is being out in nature, whether it's exploring Maui on foot or in her backyard in the Bay Area.

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