The firm has previously worked with tech clients, but, the firm’s press release says, this practice is “specifically designed for the high-growth technology industry.”
Guttman will be based in Ruder Finn’s San Francisco office, reporting to co-CEO Kathy Bloomgarden. She’ll handle work across the globe. Previously, Guttman was GM of AxiCom North America, handling the company’s business with Dell. Over her 15-year career, she’s also worked with clients including HP and IBM and has held positions at companies including Burson-Marsteller.