Seattle-Based Technology Marketing Firm Expands Offices to Austin, TX

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BuzzBee is the first Seattle-based Technology Marketing firm to expand to the Austin market. They service enterprise technology giants such as: Microsoft, Intel, and AMD.

BuzzBee, a strategic technology marketing and communications firm headquartered in Seattle, announced today that it has opened a new office in Austin, TX. BuzzBee is the first Seattle-based Technology Marketing firm to expand to Austin. The firm counts Austin-based AMD as one of their clients along with enterprise technology giants; Microsoft and Intel.

"We are thrilled that BuzzBee has chosen Austin as their next key market for expansion. They will be a great fit for the City of Austin based on their culture and innovative industry vision," commented Stephen Kreher, Director of Economic Development, for the Austin Chamber of Commerce. "In addition, this expansion will create many opportunities for BuzzBee’s continued growth and success given our strong talent base and large number of technology companies located in the Central Texas region."

"BuzzBee has been on a growth trajectory for the past several years. We’ve taken our time in finding the perfect market for expansion and continued growth. While considering offices in other major cities, Austin won out because of its booming economy and diverse tech landscape," explained Founder and CEO, Michele Bourdon Keeffe. "We are thrilled to be in such a dynamic, tech-savvy city as Austin and are looking forward to helping clients drive results."

BuzzBee hired Mary Rose Becker, formerly Director of Marketing at Dell, to expand their business in the Austin market. Becker brings over 25 years of high tech marketing leadership to this new role. "While working at Microsoft in Redmond, WA, I had the opportunity to partner with BuzzBee," stated Mary Rose Becker, Managing Director. "After returning to my home state of Texas, the opportunity arose to join the senior leadership team and help expand operations with the opening of our Austin office; I am honored to lead this expansion. We are beginning our staffing efforts today, and look forward to continued client and employee growth. We are experienced technology strategists and marketers who have found a great home in Silicon Hills."

Austin enjoys a robust economy, diverse technology landscape, and business friendly environment. Its central location makes it an ideal choice for BuzzBee to expand their offices. Employees will enjoy a low cost of living, and a high quality of life, with a variety of cultural and outdoor activities.

About BuzzBee:

BuzzBee is a strategic technology marketing and communications firm located in Seattle's historic Pioneer Square, with an office in Austin, Texas, supporting the greater Central Texas region. Established in 2000 by CEO Michele Bourdon Keeffe, BuzzBee was founded on the belief that one firm could provide the strategic council of a consulting firm, while also providing execution tactics that come from creative, technology and PR firms. It is comprised of a growing team of talented, dedicated, professional consultants, marketers and tech-loving storytellers – all with a passion for making an impact on client business and the community. For more information about BuzzBee, please visit and check out their Facebook page at, and LinkedIn at

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