Chris has been a featured speaker at various global events, including International CES, Cannes
Lions, IAB's Annual Leadership Meeting, dmexco, Web Summit and f.ounders. He is a regular
contributor to CNBC & Bloomberg TV via on-screen appearances, is the former co-chair of the IAB
Social Media committee and Native Advertising Task Force.
Chris has been named one of the "Most Important People in Mobile Advertising" by Business Insider, as well as being an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist 2 years in a row. He is an active tech start up investor and is the founder of C2 Ventures, a privately-held investment firm that provides seed capital to early stage digital media companies.
Today, Chris is the Chief Revenue Officer at Unacast, the world’s largest network of beacon and proximity data, connecting the physical world to the digital for online retargeting and attribution. Unacast is a Norwegian startup recently raised $5M in series A funding. It is the first company to enable a scalable way for retailers and brands to retarget customers online based on accurate behavior in the physical space. At Unacast, Chris leads revenue and commercial initiatives and is responsible for creating new ways to merchandize proximity data and serve the data-driven ad industry. Prior to Unacast, Chris was the founder and CEO at appssavvy, a pioneer in mobile marketing, where he drove more than $70 million in revenues.