Profile | pruneau
After earning decades of experience in advertising agencies, corporate communications departments, start-ups and marketing firms, Paul Pruneau founded Teamworks Communications, Inc. in 1995. For over 19 years, he has helped Fortune 500 and early stage companies define, develop and deliver integrated online marketing communications that express customer value, build brands and foster engaging relationships.
Before founding Teamworks Communications, Paul developed his strategic and problem-solving skills at a number of nationally recognized advertising agencies including Goldberg, Moser, O’Neill and Foote, Cone & Belding in San Francisco.
Paul was also one of two partners who opened the San Francisco office of CKSPartners where his contributions quadrupled the agency’s size and billings while gaining national recognition for the quality of work. While there, he established the media planning partnerships for CKS and lead the creative team responsible for developing all of the advertising and communications for Steve Jobs and NeXT.
While at Apple, Paul developed and refined an integrated approach to marketing communications as Creative Director responsible for the Macintosh product division. The results of his effort and the industry recognized team that he assembled helped Apple achieve the largest share of market in the company’s history while solidifying its position as one of the world’s most recognized and approachable brands. The communications he developed and produced also gained industry wide recognition for excellence in the category.
Paul is a featured contributor and guest blogger for the popular online blogs SocialMediaToday, Business2Community and others. His work has been recognized and published internationally by leading communications organizations including The One Show, The Clios, Communications Arts Magazine, AIGA, The New York Art Directors Club, Graphis and many more.
Paul is also an honors graduate of the Art Center College of Design and has been a long time resident of the San Francisco Bay Area.