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We're technophiles and expert storytellers.

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Our team of PR professionals are based in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, and Israel. We have decades of tech PR experience and many of us are former journalists. Most importantly, we’re proactive team players who drive results.

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Leron Kornreich

Chief PR Strategist 

Leron is a trusted advisor to founders and CEOs. She specializes in putting promising startups on the map and vastly expanding the reach of established corporations. Leron spent 10 years as a television news reporter and producer covering breaking news in New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut. She has written articles for a range of prestigious publications including Time magazine, The Star Ledger and Fast Company. Leron has also written scripts for three nationally televised real estate and design programs: National Open House, Good Buy/Bad Buy, and Design on a Dime. In her capacity as a field producer for MultiVu (a division of PR Newswire), she produced celebrity interviews, technology and medical reports, corporate videos, and video web content. Leron graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from Barnard College, and she earned a Master's Degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

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Renee Rossi


Renee’s career includes securing placements, producing large-scale events and promoting general brand reputation for a roster of entertainment and technology companies, including DreamWorks Animation, Samsung, Flipboard, ArcLight Cinemas and Intel. Renee specializes in corporate brand positioning, creative campaign building and strategy development. In addition, Renee helps companies create brand partnerships in their target markets and translate the vision of the brand into compelling messages and experiences to drive overall engagement.

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Diane McKaye

Senior Director

Based in London, Diane is a PR and marketing professional with 20 years of experience across a broad range of tech sectors, handling both trade and consumer campaigns. Her inimitable writing style, go-getter attitude and extensive list of contacts, especially in the UK, ensure effective delivery of a client’s PR goals.

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Wendy Grubow


Wendy is a senior level PR professional and former journalist with more than 25 years experience working with numerous global enterprises, as well as early-stage and mature startups. Wendy is adept at helping companies navigate through the market noise by understanding the issues, clearly articulating the messages and designing programs to effectively disseminate the news. Prior to shifting to PR, Wendy worked as a reporter for IDG News and the Asbury Park Press.


Judith Arkush


Judith has more than ten years of PR experience focused on the British and North American markets. Judith manages PR strategy for early stage and established hi-tech companies with knowledge across a diverse range of sectors.  She holds a BA in English Language and Literature from King's College London. 

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Josh Turner

Senior Account Manager

Josh has over 20 years’ experience leading PR campaigns in the U.S., UK and Canada, working with large government agencies, startups and mature companies. His ability to convert complex technologies and concepts into compelling stories attracts the attention of desired audiences and generates results. An experienced strategist with degrees in sociology and TV broadcasting, Josh goes to the heart of the issues to powerfully connect with stakeholders and generate meaningful media coverage.

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Gina Shaffer

Senior Account Manager

Gina has vast experience establishing and maintaining integrated marketing and communications programs. Prior to joining the team, Gina managed and coordinated international business ventures for Gitam Porter Novelli, where she provided ongoing support to multinational clients, as well as local clients in the international arena. In addition, she acted as foreign media liaison for high profile events of international stature. And she is no stranger to pulling knock-out punches: she holds a black belt in karate.


Kristen Hoff

Account Manager

East Coast-based Kristen Hoff is a strategic storyteller with over a decade of experience telling purpose and mission-driven stories for technology companies of all sizes, executives, and political clients. With a Master’s of Political Management from George Washington University, Kristen utilizes her ability to develop strategic insights to deliver top tier results.

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Deanna Barnert

Account Manager & Writer

Deanna is a seasoned communications professional with thousands of news stories, profiles, business features, and critical pieces published internationally in the full range of media platforms. Her work has been featured on major portals like, in industry outlets like "Emmy" magazine and on news platforms like China’s Tencent Media. She also boasts a track record for helping Fortune 500 companies, technology startups, and health care clients meet their goals and gain media coverage by creating public relations content and training materials that reflect their brand and culture. Outside of work, Deanna finds inspiration as a WriteGirl mentor who helps create and facilitate writing workshops for female, trans, and nonbinary teens. 

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Michael Rice


Michael is a technology writer based in New York City with extensive experience covering subjects including big data, cloud computing, quality assurance testing, and analytics. He has a background in East Asian Languages (he speaks Mandarin Chinese and Japanese) and holds a Master of Science degree in Journalism from Columbia University.

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Shani Block

Accounts & Development Associate

Shani enjoys putting her analytical and communication skills to work to benefit Si14 Global’s clients. Prior to joining the team, she worked in various non-profit organizations, honing her marketing and communication skills by helping them develop their brand and image and improve customer engagement. Shani holds a degree in Political Science with concentrations in psychology and art.

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Shoshi Grossman

Senior Associate

Shoshi is a graduate of University of Westminster, London. She has special experience when it comes to making clients shine: prior to joining the team, she was part of the marketing team at RapNet, an online diamond trading platform. She brings experience in effective communication in the high-tech sector as well as a passion for sparkling content.


Gideon Spicer-Bratt


With a passion for telling clients’ stories, Gideon brings a decade of experience in the non-profit sector to the world of tech PR. Before joining Si14 Global, he worked in marketing roles at a number of organizations, and now brings his eye for detail and love of crafting messaging to our tech clients. Gideon has a degree in International Relations and dabbles in home mixology.

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Rachel Davis

Senior Account Coordinator

After nearly a decade working in high level donor relations and VIP events in the nonprofit sector, Rachel is adapting this knowledge and experience into the PR world. With her wealth of communication and research skills she supports our team in advancing the needs and interests of our clients.

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Brenda Lauer

Office Manager

With more than 20 years of experience in administration and customer service in New York and Israel, Brenda has a proven track record of strong performance in high-pressure, high volume environments. She skillfully manages the day-to-day operations of the Si14 Global office by leveraging her creativity and organizational skills, along with her sense of humor.

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