Keith Parker is a Senior Vice President with Teneo, based in Dubai. For more than 15 years in strategic communications, Keith has counseled CEOs and senior executives of several high-profile companies in the US and the Middle East through strategic pivots, acquisitions, activist defense, leadership transitions, change management, data breaches, and other special situations.
In the Middle East, Keith supports a regional federal government in establishing a communications office and narrative for its Head of State. He also leads communications strategy development for select public sector special projects in the UAE. Before this, Keith led a team to create an integrated global communications strategy for the AlUla tourism giga-project in the region.
With a diverse background, Keith has expertise in communications strategy, corporate purpose activation, reputation management, executive communications, creative production, media engagement, and brand management. He has led across various industries, including B2B technology, tech startups, sustainable technology, traditional energy, education, economic development, tourism, and the public sector.
Before Teneo, Keith was a Vice President at Hotwire Global, based jointly out of San Francisco, CA, and Austin, TX. He led strategic communication advisory for several key accounts, primarily large B2B technology companies.
Keith holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Southern California with a Minor in International Relations. In addition, he has maintained Project Management Professional (PMP) certification since 2011.