Leadership

Donna BletzingerDonna Bletzinger, MBA

Donna Bletzinger is founder of Dyer Stephenson, a thought leadership consultancy that provides strategy and market launch expertise to global clients.

Donna is a respected advisor and coach experienced in leading project teams in tech firms, nonprofit organizations and startups. She has designed and implemented go-to-market strategies for numerous organizations and crafted innovative services for new and existing markets.

To assist clients in the transition to working in the Silicon Valley, she has developed several progams including “Getting Ready for the Silicon Valley”  for entrepreneurs new to the US market.  It is a step-by-step approach that addresses the nuances of Silicon Valley business practices.

Donna is a valued conference speaker and university lecturer.  She was a moderator and panelist at Localization World, where she led discussions on “Understanding Cross Cultural Differences, Strategies for taking Products to Global Markets,” and “Best Practices in International Marketing.” As guest lecturer in marketing at the Ageno School of Business, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, she taught graduate level classes  “Writing for the Web” and “Setting Product Strategy.”

In 2015 and 2016 she led undergraduate and graduate business seminars for visiting university students from Ecole Superieure de Commerce et d’Economie Numerique(ESCEN).  The experience revealed that culture runs deep, despite the reach of social media.

Donna graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a double major in French and History. She spent a year at the Universite d’Aix Marseille, Aix-en Provence, France on the University’s Junior Year Abroad Program. She earned an MBA in Market Management from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California and is a graduate of the UCLA Anderson School Executive Marketing Management Program.