Max Nelson has over eight years of experience in tech PR. He currently leads PR for marketing firm SalientMG, working across the company’s client base, which includes Angry Birds game-maker Rovio, on PR strategy, media relations, executive visibility, and speaking engagements. Nelson is a strategic thinker who advises clients on when and how to leverage their backgrounds to become expert commentators and he creates custom content creation strategies for both clients and individual executives.
Before Salient, Nelson was senior corporate communications manager at ad tech firm Millennial Media, where he met SalientMG founder and CEO Mack McKelvey, who was SVP of marketing. At Millennial Media, Nelson led the communications and PR strategy around the company’s IPO in 2012. Previously, Nelson worked at the SutherlandGold Group in San Francisco. His tech clients included Brightcove, Lookout Mobile Security, RadiumOne and Break Media.