A best-in-breed public relations and digital communications firm based on the agile philosophy.


Who We Are

Speakeasy Strategies is a global, boutique public relations firm specializing in enterprise technology, SaaS, business-to-business and consumer technologies. Headquartered in San Francisco, our global team includes seasoned practitioners across Europe (UK, Germany, France and Spain) and Australia.


Speakeasy works with a variety of technology companies from large global organizations to emerging growth companies and pre-IPO companies in the heart of Silicon Valley.


Our mission is to help clients develop a holistic company strategy that speaks to developers, investors, employers, entrepreneurs, customers and other key influencers.


Given the fast-paced nature of the financial and technology markets, Speakeasy applies the agile methodology favored in DevOps to our overall communications philosophy and framework – working in small agile teams, short sprints over marathons, daily collaborations, early and frequent delivery of materials, continuous improvement and rapid and flexible response to change.

Meet our Executive Team

Chad Torbin



Chad Torbin is a Principal at Speakeasy Strategies and assists a diverse set of high tech clients with strategic planning and media relations. Chad has experience working with both large and small agencies, including a previous position as in-house media-relations director at one of the world’s largest law firms.


Chad has extensive experience working with Fortune 500 companies as well as start-up technology clients, including Hewlett-Packard, Qualcomm, SanDisk, BEA Systems, Business Objects, Deloitte Technology, Media & Telecom industry practice, VeriSign, and CA (formerly Computer Associates) and Better Place.  He is responsible for supporting strategic business communications and provides his clients with valuable expertise in the areas of executive visibility, strategic communications planning and media relations.


Based on his strong media-relations background, Chad leverages his understanding of technology, business and media to improve client exposure in both the business and trade press.

Guryan Tighe


Guryan Tighe

Guryan Tighe is a Partner at Speakeasy Strategies, leading our efforts on Influencer and Analyst Relations and Messaging and Positioning. She has experience working with a variety of high tech and clean tech clients at global agencies (co-created the global AR practice at Hill & Knowlton), boutique agencies (Highwire PR, as their Chief Culture Officer) and in-house (Better Place, as head of Influencer Relations). She recently completed training through CTI for Leadership Training & Executive Coaching.


Proven results with Fortune 500 brands and emerging growth companies.


What We Do

With our integrated approach to traditional, digital and influencer communications, we support you by aligning our communications strategies to your business goals, not ours. What is your greatest communications challenge?

Increasing Market Awareness?
  • Media strategy, outreach & programs
  • Product Launches
  • Speaker programs
  • Content development (including bylined article placements & writing)
  • Funding announcements
  • Conference & trade show strategies
Driving Sales?
  • Analyst & influencer relations
  • Executive visibility
  • Awards programs
Refining Executive Leadership?
  • Media training
  • Risk & crisis management
  • Executive coaching & leadership training
Engaging your Communities?
  • Developer relations
  • Social media management
  • Targeted social advertising
  • Business-to-business communications

With our model, we will hand craft the right program to ensure you meet your objectives across the widest array of channels and audiences available.

We partner with innovative thinkers, who look to disrupt the marketplace.


Our Clients

A few of our client partners:
Linux Foundation
Red Hat

See how Speakeasy can help move your business forward.


Our Work


Ushering in the Post-App Era at Mobile World Congress 2016

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How MuleSoft & Speakeasy Turned Customer References into Stellar UK Press Coverage

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Road to $95m Acquisition Runs through Silicon Valley for Paris-Based eNovance

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From Stealth to the Stage of TechCrunch Disrupt

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Speakeasy Europe Helps Deliver a Record Setting OpenStack Summit in Paris

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If you are ready to take your business to the next level, speak with us.



Speakeasy Strategies
77 Geary Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 548-6535