President, ***** Communications, *****
Chris ***** has focused on assisting national and global non-profit organizations develop more intuitive methods of facilitating contributions via the mobile channel. He also concentrates on the restaurant and entertainment industries and identifies best practices for multi channel marketing strategies that include driving mobile commerce.
His 20 years of telecommunications and marketing experience ranges from selling into the SMB and enterprise market segments, to providing wholesale carrier services for carriers such as Qwest, AT&T, Sprint, Cable & Wireless, and Level 3 Communications. Prior to LSW, Chris served 10 years as the Director of MCI’s top revenue producing sales agency where he recruited, trained, and managed the nationwide sales force. Under Chris’s leadership, the agency increased revenue from $300K a year to a record setting $50M annually.
Chris has a provisional patent based on his invention of a business process for nomadic VoIP telephony customers that has lead to a licensing agreement with a service provider. His invention is critical to VoIP users who encounter location accuracy issues while mobile.
Chris has a BA in Economics from the University of Minnesota. He also serves as a telecommunications consultant with the Gerson Lehrman Group, a highly respected global investment management firm based in New York City.