Amanda Duckworth is SVP, Reputation Management, at Outcast, a leading marketing and communications firm for innovator brands. Previously, Amanda led marketing and communications for Kleiner Perkins. The common thread of her career has been building, reinforcing and repairing company reputations to empower performance. Prior to Kleiner Perkins, Amanda co-founded and managed the San Francisco office of The Brunswick Group.
Earlier in her career, Amanda led the marketing and communications functions at investment banks, Montgomery Securities and Thomas Weisel Partners (where she was a founding partner), and law firm, Morrison & Foerster. Her career began at Edelman Public Relations in New York and she later moved to the Bay Area where she assumed leadership of the agency’s San Francisco office.
Amanda has a LL.B. from the University of Wales, U.K., a postgraduate degree in legal practice from the Law Society of England and Wales, and FINRA Licenses 7, 24 and 63. She sits on the board emeritus of The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco.