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Islay Communications
20 Hart Road Hudson New York United States 12534
+1 (917) 359-6969
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Sectors: Asset Management, Financial Advisors, Retirement, Technology, Health/Med Tech
Retirement Income Industry Association
Sectors: Financial Advisors, Retirement

About company

Islay Communications (EYE-la) is a New York-based communications technology company and consultancy.

Islay Communications (EYE-la) is a New York-based Communications Technology Company and Consultancy.  The firm has an exceptional website development and programming capabilities and partners with extensive communications-related expertise.

Islay Communications is the developer of, a new a communications database company that connects companies with communications professionals.  The company also developed a groundbreaking Patent Pending “Community Engagement” web-based technology platform,  The platform has been adopted by the Towns of Greenport and Gallatin, NY.  A customized version of the platform has also been adopted by the Retirement Income Industry Association® (RIIA®).  Islay Communications also provides strategic communications and consulting services to clients in the financial services industry.

Islay Communications was founded in 2013 by Simon Erskine Locke, a corporate and financial communications leader, communications technology expert and entrepreneur.  Locke spent summers on his father’s farm on Scotland’s Isle of Islay, before embarking on a 25-year communications career at investment banks and the insurance/asset management industry.

Locke was formerly head of U.S. Businesses and International Communications at Prudential Financial.  At Morgan Stanley in Tokyo, he was head of Corporate Communications, Japan, where he developed the company’s global Intranet.  At Deutsche Bank, he was based in New York before being appointed head of communications for Asia Pacific and Japan.  At Deutsche Bank he developed an intranet platform for delivering news around the world.

Prior to launching the CommunicationsMatch and Townhub technology platforms, Locke was a founding partner of New York and London-based CLP & Partners, strategic communications consultancy that works with clients in the financial services, technology, energy, metals and mining industries.



Recommendations: 4
Simon Erskine Locke
Aug 31, 2021
Great company to work with
Completed projects on time and generated great results.
Simon Erskine Locke
Aug 31, 2021
Great experience, great results
I had a great experience with Islay Communications. They delivered against the goals we set.
Maggie Cooper-smith Patner at Otter Services
Aug 19, 2016
Builder of Townhub Websites
Islay Communications developed the Townhub websites. A creative approach to Town-Resident communications that reflects a communications and technology approach.
Rebeca Denny President at RMD Communications
Aug 19, 2016
Great Company With Both Strong Communications & Technology Credentials
This is a great company with strong communications and technology capabilities.
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