Bennett Kleinberg is president and CEO of Jupiter Strategies, a business-to-business public relations and communications firm. His passion for corporate storytelling leverages media relations, online marketing and thought leadership to deliver powerful results for clients across multiple industry sectors.
Throughout his career, Bennett has held a broad range of corporate and senior level agency positions working with Fortune 500 corporations, global professional service firms, public policy groups, internationally known creative talent, consumer brands, and emerging technologies.
Prior to launching Jupiter Strategies, Bennett was the US Director of Communications for Dentons, the world’s largest law firm. In addition to developing the firm’s first multi-platform social media program, he oversaw all media relations and external communications efforts for each of the firm’s 24 domestic offices. Earlier in his career, he held multiple senior positions with Edelman Worldwide; Clear Channel Entertainment (now LiveNation); SPIN Magazine; and Digital Club Network, a pioneering online music company.
Bennett began his career as a music publicist for Michael Jackson’s 1992 “Dangerous World Tour,” which traveled throughout Europe and Japan, as well as the Rolling Stones’ 1989 “Steel Wheels” Tour, which continues to rank among the highest grossing concert events of all time.
Bennett holds an M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications from New York University and a BA from Washington University in St. Louis. He has also studied Middle Eastern politics, culture and history at Tel-Aviv University.
Bennett is a fortunate survivor of sepsis with multiple organ failure. Following his remarkable full recovery, he took up long-distance running and began participating in multi-sport endurance events to raise awareness about sepsis. He has completed more than 100 individual events and can be spotted annually running the New York City Marathon wearing his ever-present “Sepsis Survivor” shirt. He lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and two daughters.