PALO ALTO, Calif., November 30, 2018 — Maana, the pioneer of digital knowledge technology, announced today the addition of veteran Silicon Valley marketing executive, Julia Ochinero, as Vice President of Marketing. Ochinero is responsible for driving strategic planning and shaping growth initiatives for Maana’s integrated marketing efforts.
Prior to joining Maana, Ochinero led marketing for the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) telecommunications industry business as the Worldwide Senior Director of Marketing. During her tenure, she was responsible for marketing its Telco portfolio which included taking HPE’s Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solution from its lab to commercial deployment and launching its highly successful Telco-focused “New Business of the Network” campaign.
Before HPE, Ochinero ran marketing at a number of early-stage companies resulting in acquisitions by Sun Microsystems, Nuance Communications and NBC Internet. As a director at Cunningham Communications, a prominent public relations firm in Silicon Valley during the early stages of the dot.com era, she managed the positioning projects and accounts of Adobe, Novell and RealNetworks.
“Since the company’s inception, Maana has experienced tremendous growth in organic brand awareness,” said Maana Founder and CEO, Babur Ozden. “We are ready for the next stage, and Julia’s innovative spirit combined with her experience in early-stage, Fortune 50 and consulting organizations, will help us scale our marketing efforts to meet the requirements of our rapidly growing business.”
Ochinero has participated on teams driving awareness around many tech industry firsts including Ameritech’s home voicemail, Openwave’s mobile Internet browser and General Magic’s Portico (co-named Serengeti) which was the Siri of its era. She started her career at public relations agencies in Chicago. One of her clients, Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), hired and relocated her to Silicon Valley to launch its Palo Alto Center for Strategic Technology.
A recognized industry leader, Ochinero was selected to participate in HPE’s Executive Leadership Education program and has been a panelist and moderator at various industry events.
Ochinero has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Creative Advertising (Communications) from Bradley University in Peoria, IL.
Maana organizes the world’s industrial data and human expertise into digital knowledge to enable millions of experts to make better decisions affecting the global economy and human civilization. Using our Knowledge Platform™ and its proprietary Computational Knowledge Graph™, Fortune Global 500 industrial companies drive answers to operational questions that direct the future. Operating internationally, Maana is a privately-held company with offices in Menlo Park, California; Bellevue, Washington; Houston, Texas; London, UK; and Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
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