BB_logoBuzzBee, a technology marketing and communications firm based in Seattle, is opening an office here.
Mary Rose Becker, formerly director of marketing at Dell, will head up the Austin office.
BuzzBee, founded in 2000, has some big time clients in Austin. Chief among them is AMD, the big chip maker. They also count Microsoft and Intel as clients.
“We are thrilled that BuzzBee has chosen Austin as their next key market for expansion. They will be a great fit for the City of Austin based on their culture and innovative industry vision,” Stephen Kreher, the Austin Chamber of Commerce’s director of economic development, said in a news release.
“BuzzBee has been on a growth trajectory for the past several years. We’ve taken our time in finding the perfect market for expansion and continued growth. While considering offices in other major cities, Austin won out because of its booming economy and diverse tech landscape,” Founder and CEO, Michele Bourdon Keeffe said in a news release “We are thrilled to be in such a dynamic, tech-savvy city as Austin and are looking forward to helping clients drive results.”