Wendy is the Manager, Global Marketing and Communications for Oracle for Research. In this role, she is responsible for the marketing and communication strategies to connect academic and non-profit researchers with Oracle’s technology and nurturing community of practice. She is also the founder of Whispers Echo LLC, a marketing consultancy specializing in branding, marketing, communications and client engagement strategies for non-profits, start-ups and small to medium businesses throughout the United States. Wendy is deeply passionate about communicating complex programming in clear and concise ways to amplify brand recognition and connect growing organizations with large corporate partners. With more than a decade of experience leading and supporting brand awareness, client engagement and development strategies for aerospace and STEAM education organizations, she gets fantastically excited about building marketing/partner engagement strategies, developing marketing resources, managing campaigns, event management and customer journey mapping. Her background includes establishing and managing partnerships with Disney, Ford Motor Company, NASA, Google Apps for Education, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and other high-profile organizations.