Meet the Joint Venture Team
Vice President, Communications
Robin Doran is vice president of communications at Joint Venture Silicon Valley. Drawing on more than 20 years of experience in the public and the private sectors, public affairs, politics, and media relations, she directs communications at Joint Venture, ensuring that that the vision and values are advanced through its publications, digital presence, and outreach activities. She serves as editor on all research briefs published by Joint Venture’s Silicon Valley Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies and other initiatives.
A native of Los Angeles and a long-time resident of Sonoma County, Robin is the founder of Doran Communications and has led international brands, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery, Beringer, and Naturipe Farms. She holds a B.A. in environmental studies and planning from Sonoma State University where she also did graduate work in public administration.
Robin and her husband, Bert, have four adult children and two grandchildren. They enjoy travel, cooking, wine, and family time.