Lesley uses strategic communications to put companies on the map, build brands, and create platforms for leaders driving massive, disruptive success. Since launching Sutherland Gold, Lesley has helped position and market hundreds of brands, products, companies, people and ideas. Her work and comms leadership has helped companies to successful IPOs and acquisitions by major tech and consumer brands.Lesley has launched some of the best known start ups today including Zoom and Brex. She has elevated beloved brands and developed communications strategies for TiVo, Sony PlayStation, Birchbox, Doctors on Demand, Qualtrics, Survey Monkey, Cloudflare, Zendesk, Bill.com, Udemy, MyFitnessPal, RingCentral and Thumbtack. Lesley has an unmatched talent for crafting a company's narrative, building brand, and establishing leading industry voices.