Carlos and Mary are top Commercial Real Estate Agents in Silicon Valley who have worked with companies at all stages to find them the perfect office space. We talk about the leases that startups typically enter and what startups should know when looking for a space. Some examples are where their employees live, ease of transportation, and proximity to companies for potentially new recruits. We also discuss about working with landlords and certain stipulations they might be flexible on. Make sure to tune into this podcast before signing a commercial lease.
Jock Breiwiser is the Senior Director Marketing Communications and Public Relations at StorageCraft with over 20 years of international communications expertise from working in agencies. In addition, he founded SocialSellinator (www.SocialSellinator.com) to help everyone leverage the power of social media for their business. Most recently, he was the lead for Corporate Communications at TriNet. Prior to that, Jock generated awareness for Dell SonicWall, Callidus Cloud, Hoffman Agency, Edelman, and Havas PR. His mission is to close the gap between marketing and sales by driving measurable results through a strategy that generates media awareness, wins customers, and impacts the bottom line for the business. Jock is a mentor at the German Accelerator located in Silicon Valley and launched a network security startup through a successful Kickstarter campaign. Jock also wrote a bestselling book on communications and won numerous marketing and communications awards. He holds an M.A. in contemporary history, law, and political sciences from the University of Bochum, Germany and studied in Tours, France with a scholarship in the European Union. In his spare time, Jock enjoys to travel internationally and competes in Triathlons.