Olga Orda


A former founder and CEO of a tech startup in the PR space, Olga brings over thirteen years of experience in leading public relations campaigns for billion dollar retail brands, Fortune 500 companies, tech startups, venture capital firms, hedge funds and NGOs in New York and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Through Silicon Matter, she has helped build successful brands and secured coverage for founders and financial institutions in top-tier media outlets such as Bloomberg Businessweek, the New York Times, CNN, BBC, Fast Company, Business Insider, Fortune, Forbes, Cheddar, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Mashable, Cosmopolitan, InStyle, Hollywood Reporter, Glamour and dozens of other leading media outlets. Previously, she helped grow one of FTI Consulting’s (NYSE: FCN) North American offices, where she worked with clients such as Allstate, Coca-Cola, HSBC, SAP and Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room.

Most recently, she led the New York office of a national technology PR firm as Senior Vice President and ran a successful practice group advising early stage tech companies. She is a mentor at WeWork Labs, ff Venture Capital, XRC Labs and Voyager HQ. She holds a M.A. in Communication and Culture from the University of Calgary and lives in New York City.