|As one of Silicon Valley’s top PR professionals, Kerris is best known for her 14 years at Apple where she introduced the company’s most iconic products to the world, including the iPod, iTunes, iPhone, App Store, iPad, MacBook Air, Apple Pay and Apple Watch.
Kerris worked directly with Apple’s visionary executive team, including Steve Jobs,
Tim Cook and Jony Ive, during one of technology’s greatest turn-around stories of all time. Kerris led the communications team to reshape Apple’s narrative from tech underdog to industry disrupter, through the meteoric rise of the iPhone, to become the world’s most valuable and profitable company. Named to Business Insider’s Top 50 PR people in 2012, 2014 and 2015, Kerris has built a reputation as an innovative team leader and creative problem solver. She excels at building and leading global teams, providing executive counsel, managing worldwide product roll-outs, public policy and crisis communications.
VP, AI Communications, IBM