Mary Ellen Ynes

Mary Ellen is a diplomat and a driver. Underneath her calm exterior is a competitive spirit and an insatiable desire to win. Her business savvy, sound communication strategies and media chops make her a trusted partner in crime. From start-ups to seasoned global players, semiconductors to security software, Mary Ellen’s tech PR experience runs the gamut. Clients love her no-nonsense counsel and tenacity to seal the deal, whether a byline, blog post or sidebar. Relationships are Mary Ellen’s forté, and after nearly 20 years in Silicon Valley she counts numerous past clients, media and industry influencers as valuable members of her trusted circle of (more than Facebook) friends.



  • Zeno Group
  • Edelman
  • A&R Partners
  • Interwoven
  • Strategy Associates
  • European Commission


  • College of Europe (Belgium)

    M.A. in Public Affairs

  • Dickinson College

    B.A. International Relations and French