KCD PR Expands High-Tech Communications Practice

By: KCD PR Editorial Staff

KCD PR, a San Diego-based public relations and content marketing agency that provides communications counsel for leaders in the financial services, fintech and high-tech industries, today announced it has added Brain Corporation of San Diego and 1st Global, headquartered in Dallas, to its client roster.

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Brain Corporation is a high-tech startup born from Qualcomm specializing in building brains for tomorrow’s robots, transforming a manually operated machine into an autonomous solution. Brain Corporation applies expertise in machine learning and computer vision to create intelligent systems capable of functioning autonomously in complex human environments. KCD PR will work with Brain Corporation to position the firm’s transformative technologies and build exposure around the startup’s ‘autonomy as a service’ solution.

“We look forward to watching our “autonomy as a service” campaign unfold as we expand our reach into different markets,” said Eugene Izhikevich, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Brain Corporation. “We truly felt KCD PR’s experience managing communications for growing B2B firms, coupled with their knowledge of the technology and financial markets made this a natural fit.”

KCD PR also recently secured 1st Global Research & Consulting, an independently owned research and consulting partner for Certified Public Accountants and tax and estate planning firms, as a client. As a part of this relationship, KCD PR will execute a comprehensive communications and public relations strategy aimed at advancing 1st Global’s brand awareness within local, industry and national markets. The agency’s campaign is designed to showcase the power of 1st Global, advance the company’s new initiatives and position its executives as industry thought leaders.

Additionally, KCD PR is proud to announce two key personnel moves: John Stoepler to vice president of corporate development and promotion of Kelly Gardner to account coordinator. The hire of Stoepler will help better position KCD PR to compete in an extremely competitive marketplace and increase awareness of the value the firm offers to its client base. Gardner will be responsible for developing and managing marketing and communications initiatives for clients, conducting media relations outreach and driving internal marketing initiatives.

“We’ve had a transformative year in terms of the growth of our agency into various verticals, new client engagements and key company additions,” said Kevin Dinino, founder and president of KCD PR. “We have a shared interest in differentiating and driving brand awareness for both Brain Corporation and 1st Global, as they are visionaries in their space. We are honored to be working with them.”

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About Brain Corporation

Brain Corporation makes everyday robots a reality by providing advanced technologies and technical services for cyber-physical systems. Brain Corporation’s BrainOS, a software package that includes machine learning, computer vision and other advanced technologies, provides a central software framework that supports critical technologies, easily interfaces with common peripherals and runs efficiently on low-cost computing hardware. With BrainOS, developers can easily achieve their desired functionality for robotic, IoT, security and other applications. Brain Corporation’s expert team also provides technical services to help customers integrate the most relevant technology for their individual use case. For more information, please visit www.braincorporation.com.


About 1st Global

1st Global was founded in 1992 by CPAs who believe that accounting, tax and estate planning firms are uniquely qualified to provide comprehensive wealth management services to their clients. 1st Global is a research and consulting partner that provides CPA, tax and estate planning firms with education, technology, business-building framework and client solutions that make these firms leaders in their professions through dedicated professional client relationships built around wealth management.

Around 400 firms have chosen to affiliate with 1st Global, making it one of the largest financial services partners for the tax, accounting and legal professions.

1st Global Capital Corp. is a member of FINRA and SIPC and is headquartered at 12750 Merit Drive, Suite 1200 in Dallas, Texas    , 214-294-5000. Investment advisory services offered through 1st Global Advisors, Inc., an SEC-Registered Investment Adviser. Additional information about 1st Global is available via the Internet at www.1stGlobal.com.


About KCD PR

KCD Public Relations Inc. (KCD PR) is a San Diego-based public relations and marketing agency that delivers award-winning strategic public relations, marketing communications and social media campaigns and counsel to the financial services, fintech and B2B leaders nationwide. KCD PR’s mission is to create and communicate a brand’s vision through highly targeted campaigns focused on messaging development, media relations, outsourced marketing such as marketing content creation, media training and analysis, press kit development and more. For more information on our services, client results and case studies, please visit www.kcdpr.com.

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