Vanessa Camones

CEO and Partner / AnyContext

Vanessa is a veteran marketing and communications executive, entrepreneur, and change agent. In her 20 year span as a digital translator she’s had the opportunity to work with tech giants such as Pixar, Cisco, Nokia, and Hewlett Packard. She most recently served as a senior advisor to Dallas-based accelerator, Tech Wildcatters, where she handled deal flow, partnerships, and counseled early stage startups. In 2007, she launched her first communications firm, theMIX agency, which helped countless successful startups across the US EMEA, and APAC. Under the firm’s counsel and guidance, many have gone on to attract new funding/acquisition offers, including Geoloqi (acquired by Esri), SendGrid (now a public company) Podio (acquired by Citrix), and Appcelerator (acquired by Axway and now among the largest developer ecosystems for mobile). In 2017 she founded AnyContext, a human-centric digital marketing consultancy with notable clients such as Creator, Samsung, and Nomiku, among many others. Most recently, AnyContext launched a new consulting practice called leveleleven, which specializes in ethics-based counsel and communications to help companies think conscientiously about the long term impact technology has on customers, employees, and partners.

Vanessa is an advisor to South by Southwest Interactive, The Design Museum Foundation, and a frequent guest essay contributor to Latina Geeks, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, The Next Web, and Digiday. She is also Chief Marketing Officer and Board Member of the non profit BoardSeatMeet, that is modernizing and accelerating gender parity to the board room of the future.

Currently based in Los Angeles, she was born in Lima, Peru, and raised in the Bay Area.

Connect with Vanessa on Twitter at @vanessacamones