2013 PR People to Watch: Stephanie Tabor

Stephanie Tabor, Manager, Corporate Communications, Solazyme, Inc.

Stephanie Tabor has been managing communication efforts for the red-hot sustainable technology industry for over five years, launching the world’s most sustainable source of oil ever discovered, and working to tell Solazyme’s story of unlocking the power of microalgae to some of the most prestigious audiences. Since starting communication efforts for Solazyme in 2009, the company has been named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, its CEO has been named to Forbes’ list of most disruptive executives, Inc. magazine has named Solazyme one of the fastest growing manufacturing companies in the country and Solazyme’s products have graced top publications including The New York Times and Popular Science’s prestigious ‘Best of What’s New’ list.

Tabor has strategically and successfully navigated the corporate communications landscape, successfully communicating Solazyme’s complicated story across a wide array of industries that include everything from advanced biofuels and industrial chemicals, to the newest skincare products and the healthiest food ingredients poised to ever hit the market. Her execution skills during the company’s IPO helped it become one of the most successful in industrial biotechnology history, as touted by investors, and she has since helped manage and deliver the corporate story to some of Solazyme’s most valued partners and customers; her storytelling and execution directly attributing to financial gain for the organization.