Melissa Mahoney brings more than 20 years of corporate communications and public relations experience to Version 2.0. She uniquely combines top-tier PR agency experience advising high growth, emerging technology companies with strategic communications leadership within established global organizations.
Prior to joining Version 2.0, Melissa was the Vice President of Corporate Communications for start-up SimpliVity, where she oversaw worldwide media and analyst relations, brand management and social media programs. Previously, she was the Vice President of Corporate Communications for Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM), a $3B information management company based in Boston. Over the course of a decade, she built and lead external and employee communications, global brand management, and customer marketing functions for the S&P 500 business.
Prior to Iron Mountain, Melissa was the Director of Corporate Communications for Corporate Software, where she drove internal and external communications for the $1B+ international software reseller and its parent company, REBAR, a corporate incubator. She was recruited from the Weber Group, where she was an Account Director in the agency’s Emerging Business Practice, with a focus on IT security and e-commerce. Representative clients included: Security Dynamics/RSA (acquired by EMC), NextPoint Networks (acquired by Netscout), Netegrity (acquired by CA) and Intranets.com (acquired by WebEx).
Melissa launched her PR career with Golin/Harris, a top consumer PR agency in New York. She earned a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in English literature from Boston University.