Our Story

Our Story 2017-10-23T12:45:35+00:00

THE JSA GOLD-STAR DIFFERENCE

Celebrating more than 12 years of success, Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA) is the preeminent provider of Public Relations, Marketing and Event Planning services to the tech and telecom industries. Awarded ‘Most Outstanding Telecoms PR Agency’ by LiveWire for two years in a row, our success is attributed to our skilled JSA team, innovative tools, and established media and industry relationships, allowing us to deliver the finest outreach and brand awareness services available – with measurable return on investment.

Our clients enjoy ‘insider access’ to the top journalists, bloggers, analysts and thought leaders shaping tech and telecom – as well as critical networking opportunities, including JSA’s own industry networking event series, the Telecom Exchange (TEX) and its online c-level social platform, the CEO Exchange. We also feature client and marketplace news via JSA WalkOuts (3D-like interactive video), JSA TV (our video newsroom on YouTube), JSA Radio (our podcast channel on iHeartRadio), Virtual CEO Roundtables (our monthly panel discussions with top industry thought leaders), Telecom News & Trends (our newsletter to 24k+ subscribers) and Tech and Telecom News Now (our industry blog with 113k+ readers).

2017

THE YEAR OF LEAD GENERATION

To optimize lead generation efforts, companies continuously seek new tools and techniques – and JSA is happy to be a lead generation partner for our clients. We offer the team, tools, and support you need to make your lead generation campaigns a success! To get an upper hand over competitors, it’s important to know the latest trends and best practices for lead generation. In 2017, lead gen is about relevant user-generated content, quality over quantity, interactive storytelling, improved tracking and analysis, and automation. This year, JSA has also introduced the “Walkout,” care of the cutting-edge tech firm nFusz. The JSA Walkout is a cool, new ‘push to screen’ technology that allows our clients to deliver urgent messages to the screens of employees, partners, prospects, media or investors, without recipients having to open a browser or other program, and without interrupting other applications the recipients may already have open.  For more details, or to schedule a demo, email [email protected]. In 2017, we celebrate our 10th and 11th Telecom Exchange (TEX), and will hold the events in NYC on June 20-21, and in LA on November 6-7.  In January, we announced our acceptance into the Forbes Agency Council, an invitation-only community for executives in successful public relations, media strategy, creative and advertising agencies. We also are honored to welcome our newest clients to our JSA Family: Altice, CENX, DataSite, netsapiens, Pinnaca, Southern Telecom, and Telamon.

2015

THE YEAR OF EXCELLENCE

This year, we celebrate a decade of delivering exceptional Public Relations, Marketing, Design and Event Services to the telecom industry, and our ability to grow with our clients. We are kicking the year off with a number of exciting initiatives that include: a complete rebrand, including logo, website and reporting refresh; first-to-market networking initiatives at our annual Telecom Exchange event and an informal name change to simply JSA.  Our 10-year anniversary campaign also incorporates a series of new offerings:  JSA Radio, Virtual CEO Roundtables and an ‘Open Letter’ blog series on our industry-leading blog Telecom News Now.  We are also happy to welcome LightRiver Technologies , Construction-CAD SolutionsCleareon Fiber Networks and MRV Communications to our client roster! Candace Sipos and Sarah Branner also joined our JSA family in 2015.

2014

THE YEAR OF SOCIAL NETWORKING

Social networking is a game changer for our business and our clients’ business in PR, marketing, sales, customer service, events, and other business activities. Thanks to social networking, we are able to communicate in new and innovative ways each day. From short video teasers on Vine to engaging discussions on LinkedIn, it is so easy – and fun – to share our news and our clients’ news and unique services all across the Internet (and smart devices!) In other 2014 news for JSA, we have had an amazing year for our Telecom Exchange events. Telecom Exchange West debuted in March in Denver, CO; and our 4th Telecom Exchange East was a huge hit in NYC. Our events team stayed busy with MEF’s GEN14, Time Warner Cable Business Class events, and rocked ITW 2014 with numerous cocktail events and receptions! This year, we expanded our JSA family and welcomed Jaclyn Riback, Jennifer (JL) Williams, and Courtney Burrows.  In exciting client news, we are honored to welcome Avotus, bBoothBCS GlobalMetcomNexxCom WirelessPadtecRCN BusinessVertix Consulting and Westell.

2013

THE YEAR OF COHESIVE CAMPAIGNS

JSA starts 2013 off strong by further incorporating inbound marketing as a key part of our core strategy to improve clients’ ROI and drive real leads. The first marketing methodology that takes every standalone digital marketing tactic and integrates it into a comprehensive whole, inbound marketing helps us to generate, convert, nurture and close leads into sales. In 2013, we welcomed a number of fantastic new team (family) members. Superstars Meghan Rose McNally, Matthew Pera, and Vincent Ascolese joined our Accounts team. To perfectly time our decision to grow our own Telecom Exchange event and extend to the West Coast, our events team largely expanded with the wonderful new additions of Terri Goggins and Krista Puleri. Our art department grew with the addition of our amazing Art Director, Katherine Campbell. Last, but certainly not least, we had the honor of providing our services to our beloved clients, DatacenterDynamicsDE-CIXFirstLight Fiber,  Metro Ethernet Forum (for its GEN14 event), New York Internet, Peak, TNCI, and WireIE.

2012

THE YEAR OF INNOVATION

JSA kicks off 2012 with a new website, enhanced blog, the most advanced lead generation tools, more networking and branding opportunities at Telecom Exchange 2012, and a growing, stellar team and client roster. We welcome Christine Keck as our JSA Account Director, Shannon Ashe as JSA Events Coordinator, Matthew Sabioas JSA Account Coordinator and Colo AtlOptelianViaWest, Optica Network TechnologiesAuris TechnologyPeg BandwidthRimhub, tw telecom (NYC), and 1547 Critical Systems Realty to our family.

2011

THE YEAR OF TEX AND JSA TV

JSA hosted its inaugural Telecom Exchange (TEX) networking event at Cipriani Wall Street.  Over 100 exhibitors, 71 sponsors and 500 attendees joined us as we provided a neutral showroom for colocation and service providers in the New York tri-state area.  JSA also launched JSA TV, a virtual newsroom for telecom professionals, as another tool to help our clients  get the word out to their targeted marketplaces. Additionally, the company announced its newly structured Research Department, headed by Karissa Campbell.  JSA continued its growth strategy by welcoming industry vet Dean Perrine and Ashley Emmons. Lisa Garrison graced our team as Director of Finance, and soon grew into another role of Head of Business Operations. Our clients grew too, including welcoming Zayo and Lightower to our client roster.

2010

THE YEAR OF TELECOM SPEED NETWORKING

This year, JSA officially commenced its Events department and hosted its first and second Telecom One-on-One (T101) events in NYC, encouraging telecom executives to “speed network.”  JSA also assisted at the International Telecoms Week (ITW) event on May 24-26 in DC, representing JSA’s fourth year as ITW’s PR firm.  In April 2010, JSA introduced the first issue of Telecom News and Trends (TNT), the industry’s monthly video newsletter.

2009

THE YEAR OF GROWTH

2009 ushered in significant growth for JSA, at a time when much of the global economy was staggering.  In January, JSA helped Hibernia Atlantic launch a new network build to link Northern Ireland with North America and Europe. Additionally, after its acquisition by a leading private equity firm, JSA assisted Tinet (now Inteliquent/GTT) in its unveiling. JSA signed Mzima Networks, TELEHOUSE,  and ITW 2009, and expanded its relationship with Arbinet (now PTGi). JSA also welcomed our beloved Karissa Campbell, Lauren Lemoi and Vanessa Eixman to the JSA team (family).

2008

THE YEAR OF ADVANCEMENT

Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, founder of JSA, kicked off the year by establishing DealCenter, LLC, turning one of JSA’s event planning tools, an online one-on-one meeting management system, into its own company.  In February, JSA is selected by Tiscali International Network for its US Public Relations and then three months later, the company increased its relationship with JSA, selecting us for its global PR work.  2008 was also the year when client Lexent Metro Connect selected JSA to launch its new company brand and website.  And on July 18, JSA unveiled Telecom News Now, its daily industry blog featuring client and industry news.

2005-2007

STRONG BEGINNINGS

JSA was founded January 2005 as the first and only PR and marketing firm dedicated to telecom by Jaymie Scotto Cutaia.  In March 2005, JSA signed its first client, Hibernia Atlantic, a global subsea and terrestrial cable operator, who continues to this day to be JSA’s longest client relationship.  In June 2005, JSA organized the telx Customer Business Exchange, including sponsorship acquisitions, signage, vendor negotiations and attendee and media outreach.  In October 2005, JSA organized HKColo‘s first HKCONNECT, an industry networking event held in Hong Kong.  In August 2006, Michael Corr joined the JSA team as Director of Brand Development.  And 2007 brought us such long-lasting client relationships as GlobeNet, 4Connections, Allied Fiber and more.