Becky leads Battery’s marketing program, overseeing firm branding, communications, content, social media, community and events. She works with portfolio companies to provide strategic and tactical messaging and communications counsel. Becky joined the firm in 2013 after running her own strategic-communications practice serving Silicon Valley investment firms and high-tech startups. But she has experience on both sides of the PR table, having worked in the U.S. and overseas as a national business journalist, including ten years at the Wall Street Journal and a stint at Forbes.
Alicia Halatsis Michaud
Alicia runs Battery’s events and community initiatives. Her program oversees a slate of more than a dozen events each year for the Battery community, ranging from smaller webinars and dinners to major, annual events franchises such as CloudNY (produced with partner FirstMark Capital); OpenCloud; and the Marketplace Conference (produced with European partner SpeedInvest). Alicia also manages community initiatives such as Battery’s portfolio-executive Slack channels and its CEO Circles program. She also helps the portfolio with various communications initiatives. Alicia started her career with global PR agency Burson-Marsteller.
Megan creates and leads many PR, social media and content initiatives for the firm. Megan also offers counsel for portfolio companies on branding, communications and media relations. Before joining Battery, Megan was an associate director at a public affairs firm, where she managed multinational advocacy campaigns and led media launches for startups at varying stages of funding and development.