Welcome to Engine No. 9. We are a boutique marketing and communications company providing clients with a full range of creative, marketing, communications and design services, aimed at giving you the tools you need to reach your audience with the strongest corporate and brand message possible, on time and on budget. At Engine No. 9, we are focused on you—the client—and your need to meet your specific marketing and business objectives today and in the future.
Engine No. 9 is the result of a partnership of senior marketing executives and technology professionals, who know that today’s clients need strategies and implementations that leverage the unique strengths of an organization and are measurably relevant to both the top and bottom line. Our work effectively supports your overall market, strategy, and communications objectives.
We help brand-leading firms from Verizon to small startups recognize market opportunities and develop product and technology solutions that grow revenues and profits while providing fuller services to customers. We are skilled at communicating complex business processes and technologies in easily understandable terms to internal and external business stakeholders to create buy-in and support across multifaceted, complex organizations.
After more than 15 years in consulting and project management, Alden co-founded Engine No. 9 with Janeen Saltman. Prior to joining Engine No. 9, Alden was project manager and account executive for advertising and marketing projects as large as $5 million with companies as diverse as Siemens AG, Johnson & Johnson, Sprint PCS, and a European rubber stamp manufacturer. Alden began writing software in 1979—his first project was a pinball machine game for a predecessor to the IBM PC. Alden is responsible for overall project management, consulting, and technology.
Alden holds both Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Master of Science in Engineering degrees from The University of Pennsylvania, as well as an MBA from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania.
After graduating from New York University, Janeen Saltman started her career in real estate advertising and marketing. During her time in these fields, Janeen’s natural talent for account management, planning, and execution became her signature. Full of experience, knowledge, and creativity, Janeen launched Engine No. 9 with Alden Levy. Janeen was Vice President for Stanton & Co., Inc., and Account Executive for Len Dugow & Associates, Inc., both advertising firms focusing on the Real Estate market. Janeen is responsible for account management and sales.
Janeen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from New York University.