ABOUT SNP

OUR STORY

1992

SNP begins in the basement of founders Maureen Taylor and Renn Vara’s family home.

1994

Thirty employees, now headquartered in San Francisco’s KQED-FM, produce the very first podcast on record. This cements in place SNP’s mission of helping leaders inspire audiences to action through clear content and memorable delivery.

1999

Dot-com startups crop up and first-time leaders turn to SNP to learn best practices for communicating with their teams.

2002

The dot-com bubble bursts and companies nationwide go under. Staying true to its founding mission, SNP helps guide leaders through this challenging time.

2006

SNP opens an office in New York City. The economy rebounds and emerging technologies and platforms bring fresh opportunities to the SNP team.

2008

The 2008 recession hits. Buoyed by experience in economic downturns, SNP helps leaders and their companies endure.

2012

SNP celebrates 20 years in business.

2014

SNP opens its first international office in Dublin, Ireland, enabling it to better carry out its ethos: to search the world for good people and make their truths persuasive.

2016

Startups are back on the rise and SNP continues to help them thrive.