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Randy Pitzer

Calysto Communications
Chief Growth & Strategy Officer; EVP

Randolph (Randy) Pitzer plays a key strategic role for Calysto Communications, a leading marketing communications firm that specializes in creating awareness through content services, social media and public relations for the mobile and telecom industries.

Pitzer has over 30 years of experience in communications and marketing with an emphasis in the mobile and telecom industries.  He has helped a number of mobile and telecom firms with strategic communications, including AT&T Wireless, Clear, Fujitsu America, Motorola, Tellabs, Qwest Communications, Universal Access, and Utiba.   In addition, he has been in senior executive roles at some of the world’s largest public relations firms including Edelman, Ketchum, and OgilvyPR.

At Calysto, Pitzer provides clients with strategic guidance with their communications and brand positioning, content generation and awareness outreach.  He has worked with a number of start-up and early stage companies as well as established firms helping them implement a communications strategy or improving an existing effort. 

Pitzer is on the board of the Chicago BMA and a past member of PRSA and IABC.  He routinely instructs at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and Aurora University in Aurora.  He has won several awards from BMA, PRSA, Publicity Club of Chicago, National School Public Relations Society, and won a local Emmy in St. Louis.  He holds a bachelor’s of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri.