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With a passion for bringing innovative and disruptive ideas and technologies to market, Lisa heads up Ketchum’s Technology Practice. Based in San Francisco, she’s on a permanent quest for the latest technology innovations, the hottest new restaurants, and the perfect glass of cabernet.

The Coming New Normal for Tech Innovation Communications

by Melissa Kinch and Lisa Sullivan| April 21, 2020

Before COVID-19, the technology industry was facing a new era of scrutiny relating to trust and social permission. Issues like consumer data privacy and security, as well as calls for more transparency and regulations on how technology is omnipresent in our lives, were growing in intensity. How is that changing with the new reality? Many […]

A Clear Winner in the 2020 Election is … Consumer Skepticism of Technology

by Melissa Kinch and Lisa Sullivan| November 20, 2019

The 2020 presidential election is just under a year away, and our divided populace is showing bipartisan support on one related topic: They’re worried about the role technology may play in altering or negatively impacting election results. This is no surprise given Americans’ serious concerns about data privacy and security that consumers (and a subset […]

Consumers Have Questions About Data Privacy. Does Your Company Have Answers?

by Melissa Kinch and Lisa Sullivan| November 11, 2019

Attention, data-centric companies (and these days, that means just about every brand). Consumers care about data privacy. A lot. According to Ketchum’s second annual Social Permission and Technology Study, two-thirds (66%) of consumers surveyed are worried about data privacy, which is the exact same percentage as those concerned about data security1. One of the primary […]

What Did We See at CES? Plenty

by Lisa Sullivan, Melissa Kinch and Chip Scarinzi| January 15, 2019

The robots have left the building. CES 2019 is now in the rear-view mirrors of the more than 182,000 industry attendees, exhibitors and media who spent the better part of a week scrutinizing what’s happening – or being promised – in the wild world of consumer electronics. From rollable TVs to plant-based meat, CES never […]

Consumers are Ready for a Data Dialogue. Are You?

by Lisa Sullivan and Melissa Kinch| January 7, 2019

Data. If there’s one theme that rises to the surface for 2019, it’s the issue of personal data. And, if you’re the betting type, it’s safe to assume it will be a hot topic at CES in Las Vegas this week. Our personal data is being collected, stored, analyzed, sold, and mined like never before.  […]

Are We Approaching a Technology Tipping Point? Preparing for the Techruptors

by Lisa Sullivan and Melissa Kinch| September 25, 2018

Are we consumers of technology? Or are we being consumed by it? You may be surprised by the answer – it’s not as clean cut as you might expect.