Nōmena Marketing


Strategic Naming,
Positioning &
Communications

About Us



Word Play

Nōmena Marketing was founded in 1994 by Kathryn Lewis.


Kathryn combines thirty plus years of marketing and communications experience, native linguistic talent, and fluency in several languages, with a joyful and playful love of words. There is no assignment she enjoys more than a naming project. Nōmena exists to satisfy that creative urge. 


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Kathryn combines twenty plus years of marketing and communications experience, native linguistic talent, and fluency in several languages with a joyful and playful love of words.  There is no project she enjoys more than a naming project.  Nōmena exists to satisfy that creative urge.

In “real life”, Kathryn is President of Marketing Drive, a full service integrated communications agency.  She specializes in “deep tech” and “techsumer” communications, and has had considerable experience working with internet-based products and services and the integration of online and offline branding.  Prior to Marketing Drive , Kathryn worked with several high-tech agencies in San Francisco and the Silicon Valley, and before that, taught Spanish, Italian, and comparative literature at several universities.

With an expertise in deep tech, "techsumer" and financial services sectors, Kathryn has planned and executed a wide range of acquisition, retention, loyalty, sales support and channel building initiatives in both the B-to-B and B-to-C arenas.  She has held senior agency management positions at Antics Digital Marketing, Rivet, Marketing Drive, Foote Cone & Belding, Grey Direct, Bozell, and Poppe Tyson, and has been actively involved in work for clients including Adobe Systems, Cirrus Logic, Cypress Semiconductor, Electronic Arts, Fujitsu, LucasArts Entertainment, PayPal, Palm, Siemens, Silicon Graphics, Sony, Toshiba, and Visa, to name just a few.


Prior to life in marketing, Kathryn taught Spanish, Italian, and Comparative Literature at the university level.

She holds BA, MA, and PhC degrees in Comparative Literature from the University of California, University of Illinois, and University of Washington, respectively.
Contact us at 650-464-9209 or kathryn@nomenamarketing.com.