Tuesday, December 18, 2018
 
Phone
(203) 358-8605

Location
700 Canal Street Building 1                Stamford, CT 06902

BRENDA LEWIS, PRINCIPAL, TRANSACTIONS MARKETING, INC.

Brenda is an entrepreneur with 35 years of venture management and tech start-up funding experience in enterprise software, systems and services. She has launched 20 mobile ventures, including Polaris Wireless, the global leader in non-GPS location determination systems, Telerate, the first wireless bond and FX trading system, and Wirelution, the first privately funded mobile data venture for China Mobile's Internet portal. She was part of the team which built the first global, real time satellite vessel communications and control system for Exxon. She is founder and managing director of TechXel Stamford, LLC, the first B2B accelerator in Fairfield County.

 

Prior to founding Transactions Marketing, Inc., Brenda spent 15 years in enterprise systems, project management and marketing with Exxon, Marine Management Systems and Howmet Aluminum, a subsidiary of Paris-based Pechiney Ugine Kuhlmann.

 

A 40 year resident of Stamford, she was co-founder of the 600 member 501(C) 3, Cove-East Side Neighborhood Coalition, which secured the shutdown of Stamford's incinerator during her tenure as President. She is a past president of the Soundview Drive Neighborhood Association and a current member of the Shippan Point Association. Brenda is a founding member of the steering committee for Innovate Stamford, which won a $2 MM Innovation District grant from CT NEXT in July 2017. She is a founding organizer of One Million Cups Stamford, the Kauffman Foundation program to engage entrepreneurs with their communities. She is a charter member of the Leadership Team for Burning Mind 2019, a festival of entrepreneurs, innovation and ideas in the state of CT. Brenda is an active big boat racing sailor, a member of the Storm Trysail Club and a PILOT at Mystic Seaport. She speaks fluent French.

 

Education:

Smith College BA Cum Laude, Economics Honors

University of Connecticut MBA

Harvard Business School Program for Management Development

New York University Certificate in Telecommunications Management

 

Partners:

SIS International, Inc. Market Research

 

Professional Affiliations:
Crossroads Venture Fair Judge

CT Innovation Summit Judge

CT Mobile Summit Founder

CT New Venture Challenge Mentor, Judge

Mobile Enterprise Magazine Advisory Board, 10 years

Wireless Data Forum Charter Member

 

Civic Leadership:

City of Stamford Planning Board Co-Chair, Cove-East Side Planning Task Force

Cove-East Side Neighborhood Coalition Board of Directors, Founding President

Innovate Stamford Steering Commitee

One Million Cups/Stamford Founding Organizer

Smith College Director, National Alumnae Admission Committee;
Special Gifts Chair Record, 25th reunion

University of Connecticut Business School Adjunct Professor

Please contact Brenda Lewis to discuss your strategic marketing, launch or funding requirements.

Contact us today for a free consultation and to see if Transactions Marketing can help you.