The word is out about us.
How can Founders help you?
Our fully distributed team has produced expert insights on dozens of remote and future of work topics, securing positive mentions from respected media outlets in the process.
Our experience with mission-driven organizations includes assisting communications teams from the world's foremost philanthropies and institutions with powerful storytelling.
Education PR Agencies
Think of us as your extended expert team; with Founders, you'll have access to veteran writers with decades of industry experience who speak your clients' language.
Colleges & Universities
We've worked with deans, faculty members, administrative staff and researchers to develop thought leadership pieces for award-winning academic blogs and higher education media.
Multinational edtech startups trust us to create a compelling digital presence, from event-specific content and newsletter messaging to social campaigns that resonate with key audiences.
Whether the focus is technology, learning or training, we specialize in turning research findings and survey responses into meaningful policy briefs and reports that get people talking.
K-12 Schools & Networks
We've collaborated with school leaders and educators from some of the U.S.'s most highly regarded districts and charter networks to craft blog posts and case studies.
approaches to professional development and training requires brand recognition and a strong reputation; we can help with both.
Content is everywhere.
Deep domain expertise isn't.
We live in eventful times.
Changes that once took decades now happen in days. Barriers to access are being broken, as are traditional approaches to education, training, and upskilling. Rapidly evolving technologies and services are reshaping our concept of a workplace, and stretching the boundaries for finding talent.
The global future of learning and work is our passion. Our fully remote team spans 10 timezones and possesses decades of experience in editorial content and strategic communications
across education, tech, training and professional development.
We support leading think tanks, foundations, agencies, associations, institutions of higher education, K-12 organizations, and edtech and HR startups transforming today's learning environment and the future of work.
Founders In the News
FlexJobs Webinar: Be Your Own Boss:
Mastering Remote Entrepreneurship
Kristi DePaul, CEO of Founders, recently sat down with FlexJobs Brie Reynolds to provide advice on becoming an entrepreneur. Watch the replay to discover the biggest misconceptions about remote entrepreneurship, how to get started and of course, how to find clients.
So, You Got Ghosted — at Work
By Kristi DePaul for HBR Ascend
Negotiating a Job Offer? Here’s How to Get What You Want.
By Kristi DePaul for Harvard Business Review
You have a fascinating story to tell.
Life-changing work deserves top-notch content.
With our help, educational experts, workplace visionaries and forward-thinking entrepreneurs become thought leaders, organizations attract more visibility to their brands, and teams more effectively share their stories to global audiences.
We're fluent in the future of learning and work; we've produced materials read by hundreds of thousands of professionals around the world. With Founders, you have a powerful combination of creative expertise in content marketing, social media strategy, and multimedia production.
Ready to tell your story?
We are the creative forces behind Founders Marketing, and our aim is
to make every word, every interaction, and every moment count.
At home in the San Juan Islands and
Tel Aviv, Kristi is a writer, speaker, educator, and world traveler who is passionate about the future of learning and work.
Prior to building this company, she served as CMO of Workfrom, a global community and app for remote workers. Previously, she directed marketing & PR efforts for a $65m K-12 investment network and the world’s premier higher ed IT association, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Kristi has led strategic marketing initiatives across five continents for multinational edtech and educational strategy startups.
She loves to run and discover
new places on foot.
An ad agency veteran, Kristin is a dynamic copywriter, videographer, educator and design pro who has produced a vast and varied portfolio on many national campaigns over the past decade.
Based out of Kent, Ohio, Kristin produces captivating creative projects tailored to global clients' diverse needs—whether those involve eye-catching layouts, industry-specific imagery or sophisticated multimedia presentations and videos.
When not creating, editing, or storyboarding, you might find her playing at the park with her
energetic son, heading off to teach another high-velocity kickboxing class,
or performing on stage in a popular
80s tribute band, Invincible.
Canadian by birth but a Southern Californian at heart, Julian has over two decades of content strategy and marketing experience.
He was most recently Executive Editor of Workfrom, the leading global community for location-independent professionals. Prior to Workfrom, he held a number of prominent content and project management roles at divisions of major tech and entertainment companies, including AOL, AT&T, Disney, and News Corp.
If he’s not writing, editing, or researching best practices, you’ll find Julian stretching out on a yoga mat, playing guitar and writing songs, or delving into the latest issue of
Growth & Partnerships
Gil is a gifted business development leader, multilingual educator and serial entrepreneur who thrives on building dynamic companies.
With nearly 25 years of higher ed, international startup and industry experience, he brings a wealth of strategic insight and an innovative mindset to the Founders team. Gil ensures that a strong alignment between client goals and engagements exists in order for us to better serve our customers.
He is a published author and TEDx speaker who has led company projects, workshops and presentations on six continents. A former Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science professor, Gil enjoys expanding his culinary skills, traveling and downtime with family.
With an interactive media career spanning Dayton, Cincinnati, and the Windy City, Jen has made her digital mark on the Midwest.
She has worked in traditional newsrooms, for startups and as a freelancer, serving as a journalist, creative writer, editor and website content creator.
Her professional adaptability and versatility have enabled her to pivot along with the evolution of the communications field, serving diverse clientele en route.
Jen holds degrees in journalism
and political science from
A fan of both travel and planning,
Jen savors the opportunity to organize 'epic' family vacations with her husband and teenage sons. In her spare time, she gardens and reads fiction.
Digital Marketing Manager
A native of the Lone Star State,
Beth possesses over 15 years' experience in various aspects of marketing, including web and digital design, social media strategy, project management,
presentation design and digital
In her work in higher education, she appreciated making meaningful connections in a mission-driven environment and finding creative ways to solve problems and reach diverse populations.
Beth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Colorado State University.
She enjoys being creative, hanging out in the mountains or on the beach—and especially going on adventures with her two spunky daughters.
An Atlanta-native and current Louisianan, Chanell has almost a decade of content writing and digital marketing experience in the remote work and entrepreneurship spaces.
She has written about topics ranging from productivity improvement to remote work best practices for Workplaceless, RemoteHabits, Abodoo, and Operate Remote, among others. She also produces content on personal finance and entrepreneurship for a variety of small businesses.
Previously, Chanell worked for educational nonprofits as a program manager and content creator.
When not scouring the internet for data or writing and editing, Chanell enjoys virtual trivia with friends, playing video games, and listening to personal finance podcasts with
a cup of tea.