We're a professional fun team driven by the desire to meet our client's needs creatively and passionately


Eddie Leblanc

Founder & CEO

After working for fifteen years as an IT Journalist for French newspapers, Eddie founded Oxygen in Paris, France is 1999. His mantra since founding Oxygen has been "Who better than a journalist can talk to journalists?". To Eddie, doing PR “right” means communicating the right message to the right journalist at the right time. No spam, only relevant and insightful information with long-lasting relationships. Positioned at the heart of the tech community, he gathered the most creative and thriving French-speaking companies within French Tech Meetup San Francisco, a 2,500+ member group of entrepreneurs. As a French Tech Ambassador, Eddie is always available to assist startups new to the Bay Area. 


Chris Schmidt

Director | US-FR Relations Manager

Chris Schmidt is a Director at OXYGEN SF’s with more than a decade of experience in technology, consumer products, and video games. Before joining the agency, Chris ran his own successful consultancy, working to raise awareness for small and mid-sized companies in the tech space. He brings deep experience and understanding to the changing PR landscape, utilizing traditional methods and new mediums to drive results for the agency’s clients, while providing thoughtful strategic counsel. Top-tier brands and companies he’s worked with include Sony, Disney, NBC Universal, The Lord of the Rings, Conan the Barbarian, Speed Racer, OUYA, and League of Legends.


Jack Shea

Account Executive

Jack Shea currently serves as an Account Executive working on North American PR campaigns for business to business and consumer technology clients. Jack manages a variety of campaigns within tech and higher education. A recent graduate of UCSB and the previous news anchor for KCSB-FM, he's worked for print outlets and a diverse array of companies in Santa Barbara, which included marketing for tech companies. Before graduating from UCSB, Jack co-founded and ran two university organizations while working as a personal research assistant on campus. He's excited to expand his ever-growing knowledge of the media each day.


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