Wende Cover joined as the new Director of Media and Communications in June 2011. Her primary focus and role will be to provide global leadership and management to all of our internal and external communications programmes that create positive recognition, relevancy and visibility of the Internet Society's vision, mission, and values. Wende brings a wealth of experience to the Internet Society with more than 25 years of communications, marketing, and public relations experience. Throughout her career, she has worked with a wide range of technology companies and trade associations. Prior to joining the Internet Society, Wende was Director of Worldwide Public Relations for MicroStrategy, a US$450 million software company with offices in 24 countries. Wende led all global communications and public relations initiatives, including developing corporate and product messaging; writing press releases, bylined articles, newsletters, brochures, and white papers; managing media outreach and press interviews; collaborating with international marketing teams to support local and regional PR campaigns; and directing outside PR resources.
Wende is based in Reston, United States