Jennifer Cobb

Vice President for Communications and Outreach
Internews

Jennifer oversees communications strategy and execution for Internews.  She brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic marketing, communications and partnership development in both the public and private sectors to her work with the organization.

Prior to Internews, Jennifer served as a strategic planning, marketing and communications consultant and team member for start-up, nonprofit and corporate organizations. In addition to her work with a series of venture-backed technology companies, her corporate clients have included BEA, Sybase, IDG, Lotus Development and Hewlett-Packard. In the nonprofit arena, Jennifer was the founding director of the Computerworld Honors Awards, a co-founder of the Rockwood Leadership Institute, the founding consultant for the Haas Jr. Fund’s Flexible Leadership Award program and a member of the executive team at the World Affairs Council of Northern California. Most recently, she served as the Head of Marketing for civic start-up, Captricity.

Jennifer has a passion for technology that advances social good and published a book about the evolution of technology in 1998, Cybergrace: The Search for God in the Digital World. She attended Amherst College and holds a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MA in ethics from Union Theological Seminary.