Donna Bletzinger, CEO
Donna Bletzinger, MBA


Donna Bletzinger is the founder of Dyer Stephenson, a San Francisco Bay Area thought leadership consultancy.

A respected advisor and coach experienced in leading diverse project teams in tech firms, nonprofits and startups, she has designed and implemented go-to-market strategies for numerous clients.

Donna has extensive Silicon Valley experience and personal knowledge of startup culture. She is a connector who takes pleasure in helping aspiring entrepreneurs. Today she coaches startups eager to learn about the Silicon Valley Mindset. She says that the best part of coaching people is seeing them reach their potential.

Donna is an in-demand speaker and university lecturer. She has conducted graduate seminars in marketing at Golden Gate University, faciliated workshops for visiting French Business Schools students (including ESAM, HEC, ESCEN, and INSEEC) and provided insight at global conferences on the importance of understanding cultural differences.

Donna graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a double major in French and History. She spent a year at the Universite d’Aix Marseille, Aix-en Provence, France on the University’s Study Abroad Program. She earned an MBA in Market Management from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California and is a graduate of the UCLA Anderson School Executive Marketing Management Program.