Bob Pickard

Bob Pickard

Executive Fellow | PR Counsel
Principal, Signal Leadership Communication

Bob Pickard (@bobpickard) is a respected leader in the international public relations industry, and an expert in corporate communication, social public relations and leadership image. He was recently listed in PR Week of London’s ‘Global Power Book’ as one of his industry’s most influential executives.

The co-founder and principal of Signal Leadership Communication Inc., Bob specializes in social media and PR counsel for executives and organizations dealing with digital disruption, especially on image, issues, relationships and reputation.

Before Signal, over 25 years Bob built multinational PR consulting businesses based in the United States, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Canada. His positions included Asia Pacific CEO of Burson-Marsteller, North Asia President of Edelman, and Founding Partner/EVP of Environics Communications.

A member of the Canadian delegation to the UN Earth Summit at Rio de Janeiro Brazil in 1992, Bob has a long record of involvement in sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and climate change communication advocacy.

He has often appeared in the media, including The Wall Street Journal, BBC World News, CBC News, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Channel News Asia, China Central Television (CCTV News), The Globe and Mail, etc.

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