Red Bear Angels Team Member

Cari Sommer


Cari is the Founder and CEO of SCG,  a boutique communications firm specializing in strategy, content and PR for high growth technology startups and venture capitalists. Her roster of clients includes today’s most iconic B2B, B2C, ed tech, fin tech and investment firms.
Cari is a weekly contributor to Forbes, where she writes about startup trends and how brands build influence in the media.  She has been at the intersection of communications strategy and entrepreneurship for over a decade, launching her own career as an entrepreneur with the founding of an online workplace platform where she lead corporate communications, brand strategy and PR.  Prior to her career in the startup world, Cari practiced law at two AmLaw 100 firms in New York City.  Cari is an active angel investor and advisor to entrepreneurs and startup ventures nationwide.

Cari is a member of Cornell’s E@C Advisory Council, the Dean’s Advisory Council for Cornell’s College of Human Ecology and The President’s Council for Cornell Women. She serves as a marketing advisor to the Children’s Museum of Arts in TriBeCa.  Cari lives with her husband, Dan, and two sons in NYC. You can follow Cari @carisommer.