john mccartney

Managing Director, West Coast 

John McCartney currently serves as Wise Public Relations' Managing Director, West Coast. He is a results-driven marketing communications executive with more than 16 years of experience leading social media and traditional PR campaigns for a wide array of B2C and B2B technology brands.

He has a proven track record of consistently securing placements for clients from high authority media outlets by knowing the right people to approach and the content to create the successful results. John makes a point to cultivate and maintain relationships with key media influencers. He's considered a gadget geek, and is very active on social media. This may be why he was recently named to Business Insider’s 2013 PR 50 list of the best PR people in the Tech industry. In 2015, John was named to Hot Topics Top 100 list of the best Tech PR Agency Execs in the world.

Originally from San Diego, John recently returned to the West Coast to lead WISE PR’s San Francisco office.

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