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Irene Alexakos

Senior Media Relations Specialist

"For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream."

Vincent van Gogh

As a Senior Media Relations Specialist, Irene Alexakos spearheads media relations execution to secure impactful media placements in top-tier, trade and vertical press outlets. She focuses on developing compelling pitches, nurturing relationships with key reporters, increasing brand awareness and monitoring current trends in the world of technology.

She has experience working with B2B tech companies across focus areas including: AI, digital accessibility and DEI, financial services, retail and e-commerce as well as manufacturing and supply chain. Further, Irene joined Walker Sands full-time after participating in its internship program in Winter 2022.

Originally from Lincolnshire, Illinois, Irene graduated with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and a minor in art history from Boston University where she also served as District Conference Coordinator for the university’s PRSSA group. After work, you can find Irene trying out a new recipe, reading a book or wandering through an art museum.


  • Public relations
  • Event planning
  • Collaboration


  • Media relations
  • Pitching
  • Time management


  • Art
  • Travel
  • Knitting

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