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Scale communication is
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a cultural mindset.
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embracing the ethos that influence is power.
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understanding that input doesn't always equal immediate output.
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activating your employees to be your best, loudest and most informed.
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standing for something bigger than you.
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committing to long term value creation.
ICS was founded by
communications veteran
Ken Shuman.
Proud to have represented
NFX
Postmates
cleo
Revinate
Vita
trulia
nerdwallet
pindrop
rivian
aalto
grovo
knock
NFX
Postmates
cleo
Revinate
Vita
trulia
nerdwallet
pindrop
rivian
aalto
grovo
knock
Driving Business Impact

Today’s highly connected world and the rapid velocity at which information travels has radically changed the role of communications across high-growth companies.

Communications departments are often under-served, under-funded and not widely understood. As the only department that interacts with employees, customers, non-customers, partners, public officials, media and investors, companies that understand the importance of communications, have an advantage over their competition.

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SERVICES
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Interim VP of Communications
Not all companies need a full-time senior communications leader. In this role, Ken serves as an extension to your 
team to develop the communications strategy, mentor the team and drive the execution of the plan.
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Scale Communications
Building a scale communications program means rethinking the role of communications in your company. It is putting communications at the core of your business strategy to build awareness for your company, your products, and your category. Ken works with companies to activate their executive management teams and employees to build a sphere of influence that accelerates growth via awareness and influence.
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Commentator / Spokesperson
To expand opportunities and to stand out in a crowd, it is important to have an opinion and advocate for something bigger than your company and its products. Ken helps companies widen the conversation creating opportunities that drive impact across employees, customers, and investors.
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Data Driven Communications
Unique insights are easily digestible, can be said in the less than 280 characters, can be visually displayed and are highly shareable. Ken helps companies discover, extract and package this content driving awareness for your brand, products, and services.
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Pre-IPO Activation
An IPO is a major milestone for employees and a significant branding event for a company. Getting IPO ready starts 12-18 months ahead of the actual event. The role communications plays is crucial to the company’s success. Ken helps companies develop their corporate narrative, navigate the quiet period, maximize internal communications and execute flawlessly on listings day and beyond.
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Executive Training
Readying for a big presentation? Preparing for a media interview? Upcoming live broadcast appearance? Don’t let anxiety get the better of you. Ken creates customized 
training programs and provide ongoing coaching based on the executives' prior experience and comfort level.
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