Join Stanford StartX mentor Otto Pohl for a free LaunchNY marketing workshop this week.

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Need help building a successful marketing plan?  This event is for you. Join Launch NY for “Communications for Startups – Building a Successful Communication and PR Strategy” on February 11 from 1:00 p.m. to 2 p.m.  Register for this free event here.

Whether you’re already getting lots of buzz or just starting to think about creating a proactive outreach plan, join Los Angeles based startup communications expert Otto Pohl for a presentation and discussion on how to shape and project your company message most effectively.  A successful executive who mentors founders at StartX , Stanford’s startup accelerator where portfolio ventures have raised over $1.9B from leading investors such as Greylock Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, and Founders Fund, he brings strategic vision to communications and PR for early-stage startups.

He began his career at the New York Times and has also written for publications including New York Magazine, Scientific American, and the Wall Street Journal.

He has held numerous senior positions at tech startups and founded several of his own. More recently he was head of communications at several startups before becoming a full-time startup communications consultant. His journalism and startup background has given him experience in communications in the broadest sense: Pitch decks, vision & strategy documents, marketing materials, thought leadership pieces, website content, comms plans, data-driven research projects, speech writing, and media releases.

He has a BA in government from Cornell and a master’s in business from the Stanford GSB.

You can also reach out in advance to so he can be sure to address your specific situation.