Vice President, West Coast Operations
Colin is an accomplished communications professional with more than 20 years of experience leading product and corporate communication campaigns in the life sciences, biotechnology and enterprise IT industries. At W2 Communications, Colin manages the firm’s West Coast operations and emerging healthcare practice.
Prior to joining W2 Communications, Colin served as Vice President, Client Services, for Bioscribe, a life science marketing communications firm. In this capacity, he helped triple the agency’s size and launch a number of innovative companies and technologies at the intersection of digital biology, big data and predictive analytics.
Through this work, he helped support strategic communications programs for Applied Biosystems, DNAnexus, GE healthymagination, QIAGEN Bioinformatics and others. Among other highlights: he developed and led messaging and content marketing strategies for global launch of Google Genomics. Prior to joining Bioscribe, Colin was a Vice President at New York-based The Corkery Group, where he helped manage the agency’s largest account, Gilead Sciences.
A native Californian, Colin began his public relations career in Silicon Valley during the 1990s boom working with pioneering companies such as Sun Microsystems. Colin earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and three children.