Former eBay Inc. and LinkedIn corporate communications executive establishes marketing firm in Savannah

(SAVANNAH, Ga., May 4, 2015 ) — Jose Mallabo, former director of corporate communications at eBay Inc. and LinkedIn, today announced the launch of Mallabo Communications. The firm is focused on assisting startups and small businesses create demand generation and reputation management programs through integrated multi-channel marketing communications.

“Smaller companies and startups tend to come to me with what they think is a traditional PR problem,” said Jose Mallabo, president of Mallabo Communications. “But, with today’s omni-channel consumer, the challenge is typically broader that involves deploying an integrated approach that includes PR, content marketing, social media, search marketing and email marketing.”

Prior to establishing Mallabo Communications, Jose served as senior vice president of marketing and PR at the Savannah College of Art and Design where he lead demand generation programs, branding, reputation marketing, media relations and crisis communications.

The firm currently works with:

  • ModelQ: An early stage startup focused on building a safe mobile and online community where models, photographers and stylists can network, collaborate, manage their portfolios and book jobs.
  • Direct Online Marketing: A digital marketing firm providing search engine strategies, social media marketing, display advertising and analytics to companies around the world.
  • One of the largest and fastest growing national non-profits in child welfare, iFoster is dedicated to bridging the gap in resources provided to foster families in the U.S. through new initiatives like its job placement program for the grocery industry.

About Mallabo Communications
Mallabo Communications is a marketing communications firm dedicated to helping startups and small companies build integrated marketing programs for demand generation and reputation management. The company is based in the historic district of Savannah, Georgia and can be reached at (912) 226-4193 or Visit

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