Brand Management

Our team brings decades of experience across many different CPG and product categories and we match the best talent for your needs.

Why EM?

High Quality Talent

  • Experienced, smart, strategic, and skilled at the art of GSD
  • On average over 15 years of experience inside top-tier cos.
  • Adaptable, flexible, grounded people


Easy for Managers

  • Deep, diverse, and vetted bench
  • Able to flex up and down depending on needs
  • Founded and operated by Marketers

Plug & Play + More

  • Work with big companies so know how they work
  • Provide HR, Insurance, Payroll, etc. for our people

Less Risk, Saves Time

  • Single company provider vs. working w/ individuals
  • Solutions for transitions, short-term, maternity leave

Our Team & Brands We've Worked On:

Sipra Thakur

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Sipra Thakur
  • Digital Strategy
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Social Media
  • Sales Development
  • Content Development

Le Tran

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Le Tran
  • Product Marketing
  • Integrated Campaigns
  • Category Development
  • Marketing & Sales Strategy
  • Brand Management

Ryan Rigoli

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Ryan Rigoli
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Product Marketing
  • Brand Strategy
  • Personal Branding
  • Marketing Strategy

Kim Lopez-Walters

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Kim Lopez-Walters
  • Brand Strategy
  • Product Innovation
  • Trend Identification and Strategy
  • Customer Insight
  • Consumer Products

Jennifer Stansbury

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Jennifer Stansbury

What our clients have to say about Jennifer Stansbury

"It's a great pleasure to work with Jennifer. She is results-driven and quickly comes up to speed on new projects and makes immediate and lasting contributions. She regularly showed great adaptability and flexibility while managing several different business channels."
—Steve Komlos | Adobe

Core Skills

Online Marketing
Product Marketing & Management
Project Management
Market Research
Customer Acquisition & Retention
Messaging and Communications

Work HIstory

Consultant: 2007-now
American-Pacific Enterprises: 2004-2007
The Clorox Company: 2001-2004
Oppenheimer Capital: 1995-1999


MBA, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern UniversityBA, Political Science & French, Cornell University

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As a kid Jennifer Stansbury enjoyed the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest, but went to college at Cornell, where she double majored in Political Science and French. She spent her junior year studying abroad in France and after graduation continued moving east, working in the economics research department of a large French bank in Paris.


Her first marketing job was in New York City in the financial services industry. Finding the prospect of marketing complex financial products to institutional investors a bit dull, she decided to attended Kellogg’s reputed MBA program to get some classical marketing training before committing herself to her great jobs in consumer marketing and a west coast return; there she secured brand management positions at Clorox in Oakland, and later American Pacific -- a leading home textiles company. Later she became a mother and entered the world of consulting after the birth of her second child.


Jennifer's expertise spans across online marketing, product marketing, project management, market research, customer retention, and marketing communications. Her messaging work has included email, web, direct response, PR, sales and support, retailer, packaging, and in-product messaging, among others. Colleagues consistently identify her as being ardently results oriented, highly organized, a clear communicator, and exceptional at identifying and prioritizing key tasks. In sum: a very positive person to work with who likes to make the work lives of her clients easier. Jennifer is a self described doer who loves to take a strategy, devise a plan for execution, and get it done.


When not in the office, she loves to explore; an avid hiker, skier, and reader, her greatest joy is seeing remote corners of the world. Rwanda and Burma currently top her wish list, a visit to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands is in the works, and recent trips include stops in Fiji, Peru, and Tanzania. Not long ago was one journey she'll never forget; she finally got to take her two children to Europe to visit family on a brand new Oakland to Stockholm route. The aircraft? Fittingly: The Dreamliner.

Ken Chen

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Ken Chen

Founder & President

Ken is a marketing and product expert with over 20 years experience in Brand Management (P&G), Product Management (Intuit), and Internet Marketing (3 Tech Startups). His specialties include Product Launches, Website Marketing, and Social Media Marketing. Since starting EM Marketing, he’s helped companies like Intuit, PayPal, Ross Stores, Google, Stella & Dot, Betfair, my Language, and Telenav develop and implement successful Marketing strategies and programs.

Vivian Choi

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Vivian Choi
  • Graphic Design
  • User Experience
  • Visual Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Branding

Azadeh Rasmussen

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Azadeh Rasmussen
  • Marketing Orchestration
  • Operations and Program Management
  • Product Marketing
  • Cross-functional Communication
  • Market Research

Elaine Wu

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Elaine Wu
  • Online Marketing
  • Brand Management
  • Product Marketing
  • Customer Insights
  • Competitive Analysis

Monika Lecas

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Monika Lecas
  • Branding
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Online Marketing
  • Social Marketing
  • Project Management