Donna Sokolsky Burke / Sparkpr
Donna Sokolsky Burke is the co-founder of the leading public relations firm, Sparkpr.
Donna co-founded Sparkpr in 1999 and has grown the company from a small startup into one of leading technology communications agencies globally. With Donnaâ€™s guidance, Sparkpr has received a number of prestigious awards including the TechCrunch “Crunchie award” for Best US Technology PR Firm 2009, BullDog Reporter Agency of the Year and #1 Mid-size Agency as ranked by the IT journalism community.
Donna has also been recognized in PRWeekâ€™s 40 Under 40, highlighting PR professionals who have made significant contributions to their agencies and clients and who demonstrate innovative thinking. Over the past two decades, Donna has worked in both corporate and agency communications positions with major technology companies including News Corp, IBM, Netscape.
Donna has deeply rooted connections within the influencer communities and is a trusted peer and counselor to some of the most powerful executives, venture capitalists and journalists in the country. Donna has directed hundreds of company and product launches and led major branding campaigns for a variety of large and small companies worldwide. She has also been a mentor at Seedcamp since its inception.