PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Maana, the pioneer of digital knowledge technology, announced today the
addition of veteran Silicon Valley marketing executive, Julia Ochinero,
as Vice President of Marketing. Ochinero is responsible for driving
strategic planning and shaping growth initiatives for Maana’s integrated
Prior to joining Maana, Ochinero led marketing for the Hewlett Packard
Enterprise (HPE) telecommunications industry business as the Worldwide
Senior Director of Marketing. During her tenure, she was responsible for
marketing its Telco portfolio which included taking HPE’s Network
Functions Virtualization (NFV) solution from its lab to commercial
deployment and launching its highly successful Telco-focused “New
Business of the Network” campaign.
Before HPE, Ochinero ran marketing at a number of early-stage companies
resulting in acquisitions by Sun Microsystems, Nuance Communications and
NBC Internet. As a director at Cunningham Communications, a prominent
public relations firm in Silicon Valley during the early stages of the
dot.com era, she managed the positioning projects and accounts of Adobe,
Novell and RealNetworks.
“Since the company’s inception, Maana has experienced tremendous growth
in organic brand awareness,” said Maana Founder and CEO, Babur Ozden.
“We are ready for the next stage, and Julia’s innovative spirit combined
with her experience in early-stage, Fortune 50 and consulting
organizations, will help us scale our marketing efforts to meet the
requirements of our rapidly growing business.”
Ochinero has participated on teams driving awareness around many tech
industry firsts including Ameritech’s home voicemail, Openwave’s mobile
Internet browser and General Magic’s Portico (co-named Serengeti) which
was the Siri of its era. She started her career at public relations
agencies in Chicago. One of her clients, Andersen Consulting (now
Accenture), hired and relocated her to Silicon Valley to launch its Palo
Alto Center for Strategic Technology.
A recognized industry leader, Ochinero was selected to participate in
HPE’s Executive Leadership Education program and has been a panelist and
moderator at various industry events.
Ochinero has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Creative Advertising
(Communications) from Bradley University in Peoria, IL.
Maana is an award-winning digital knowledge platform provider focused on
creating CAPEX and OPEX gains for industrial companies. Its unique
Computational Knowledge Graph ™ de-silos knowledge from data sources and
tacit expertise, to improve decision making across the enterprise.
Maana’s investors include Intel Capital, GE Ventures, Chevron Technology
Ventures, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Shell Technology Ventures,
Accenture Ventures, and China International Capital Corporation.
Maana is privately held with offices in Palo Alto, California; Bellevue,
Washington; Houston, Texas and Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Visit us at https://www.maana.io