Based in San Francisco, Jason is an executive vice president and directs Schwartz's fast-growing Cleantech &†Green PR Practice. In his 12 years with Schwartz, Jason has planned, managed and executed award-winning communications programs to help his clients increase lead and demand generation, boost valuation, improve brand awareness, establish executives as industry thought leaders, optimize web presences, and secure government funding and private equity investment. His experience goes beyond traditional PR, having managed a number of integrated public relations, government relations and search-engine marketing campaigns
In 2006-recognizing the immense PR and policy challenges facing the emerging cleantech industry-Jason spearheaded the launch of the firm's Cleantech & Green Practice. Schwartz's history of successfully representing underdog companies and creating new markets, combined with its results-oriented approach to public relations, government relations and digital media, made it a natural fit for companies facing heavily entrenched energy interests and trying to change long-established consumption behaviors. Today, just four years after formally launching the practice, Schwartz has one of the largest Cleantech & Green Practices comprised of close to 30 clients.
Jason's Cleantech experience includes working with and launching emerging market leaders in solar, greenhouse gas management and environmental compliance, Green IT, wind, green building, lighting controls and biofuels. Representative client experience includes†Aurora, Inc., AWS Truepower, Borrego Solar, Canadian Solar, Daintree Networks, Elster Group, Enviance, Gevo, Joule, Oerlikon Solar, Picarro and Skyline Solar.
Jason began his career at Schwartz working with some of Schwartz's most innovative enterprise technology clients including webMethods, Netezza, Vivisimo and Qualys. For a number of years, he helped co-lead the firmís Security Practice helping to establish it as the largest Security PR Practice in North America. Today, he continues to support the Agency's Consumer and Financial Services Practice Groups through work with RetailMeNot and SharesPost.
Jason is an active contributor to Schwartz's Green blog, Renewablog, which explores news, public policy and market developments that impact the role of the Cleantech and Green marketer. Prior to Schwartz, Morris worked at The Weber Group on the Bacardi and TJX accounts and at Fox Sports New England. He holds a B.S. in marketing from Bentley College.