|Harvard University, M.Ed.||1999|
|Education Administration, Planning, and Social Policy|
|University of Texas at Austin, B.A.||1994|
|Honors Asian Studies|
Jeremy Pemble is the Executive Vice President at JLM Partners. JLM is a corporate communications and strategic consulting firm serving clients in the cable, wireless, consumer electronics, and digital media sectors. Over the years, JLM’s team has advised a wide range of clients including Amazon.com, Cisco, C-COR, Clearwire, HBO, MTV, Motorola, NDS, RealNetworks, thePlatform (Comcast’s online video subsidiary), and numerous others at the forefront of technology.
Prior to joining JLM Partners, Jeremy spent six years at AT&T Wireless in a variety of increasingly senior communications roles, and at age 31, was appointed one the company’s youngest Vice Presidents. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Public Relations for the AT&T Wireless’ advanced services division (Mobile Multimedia Services). In this capacity, he oversaw all communications efforts for the company’s wireless data initiatives. Some of his major PR activities included: the company’s launch of new data networks; picture and video messaging; voice recognition services; ringtones & graphics; mobile gaming; mobile television; location-based services; mobile portal content (mMode); wireless email; enterprise wireless data applications; and strategic relationships with AOL, Disney, DaimlerChrysler, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NTT DoCoMo, Yahoo and many others.
Mr. Pemble also created and managed all of the company’s public relations efforts for the hit show, “American Idol,” which is widely credited as the seminal event that popularized text messaging in the United States.
Immediately prior to joining JLM, he served as Vice President of Corporate Communications for RealNetworks (Nasdaq: RNWK). As Vice President, he led the company’s worldwide communications strategy for all public relations activities including corporate, broadband, mobile, music and games. During his tenure at Real, he managed the communications for company earnings; the $760 million settlement and partnership with Microsoft; the introduction of the new Rhapsody digital music service; the company’s expansion into mobile services with Cingular, O2, and Sprint; the acquisition of a wireless games company; company earnings; and consumer-centric PR events such as free public concerts featuring multi-platinum recording artists Good Charlotte and the Foo Fighters.
Prior to his national role at AT&T Wireless, he was responsible for leading the local public relations activities of AT&T Wireless in the Midwest. Before joining AT&T Wireless, he managed the government and industry relations program for Siemens Wireless Terminals. He began his career in Dallas, Texas with Nortel Wireless Networks serving in a variety of marketing communications positions. He also served as a Public Affairs Officer in the United States Coast Guard Reserve where he gained invaluable experience in crisis communications.
Mr. Pemble earned a bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Honors Asian Studies from the University of Texas at Austin where he was named Outstanding Male Student of the Year in 1994. He holds a master’s degree (M.L.A) in interdisciplinary studies from Southern Methodist University, and a second master’s degree (M.Ed.) in Education Administration, Planning, and Social Policy from Harvard University.