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Chris Wexler

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater Chicago Area, US

SVP, Managing Director, Compass Point Media, division of Campbell Mithun and Marketing Consulting, Not For Sale.

SVP, Managing Director, Compass Point Media, division of Campbell Mithun and Marketing Consulting, Not For Sale.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Marketing
  • Ad Sales
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Part time now, full time soon

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Marketing
  • • Ad Sales

Involved In

Advisor

Lijit (Acquired by Federated Med

Positions

SVP, Director of Media and Consumer Engagement Cramer-Krasselt December 2014 - present
Marketing Consulting Not For Sale March 2008 - present
SVP, Managing Director Compass Point Media July 2014 - December 2014
SVP, Director of Media Strategy and Interactive Compass Point Media December 2011 - July 2014
VP, Group Planning Director Compass Point Media December 2010 - December 2011
Director of Digital Media McCann Minneapolis August 2009 - December 2010
Interactive Associate Media Director Crispin Porter + Bogusky July 2008 - August 2009
VP, Associate Media Director MRM//McCann March 2008 - July 2008
Senior Digital Consumer Engagement Strategist Carmichael Lynch January 2008 - March 2008
Interactive Associate Media Director Carmichael Lynch March 2007 - January 2008
Online Media Manager Carmichael Lynch March 2003 - March 2007
Theatre Producer Brave New Workshop March 2001 - March 2003
Global Investment Strategist T.I.S. Group, Inc. January 1996 - March 2001

Education

American University Major: Political Science, Minor: Public Administration 1991 - 1995

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Cofounder With
  • • Engineering
  • • Product
  • • Fundraising
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Local
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Content
  • • TV

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Digital Media • Customer engagement • Marketing Strategy • Social Media • media planning

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Gabrielle Tenaglia
Director of Brand Strategy & New Business, twofifteenmccann. Previously Group Director of Brand Strategy, Venables Bell & Partners.
Chris is smart and collaborative. He is always willing to dig in and think carefully about a problem or challenge. He has incredibly deep ... knowledge of the media landscape and how it is changing. His perspective on digital media and how to drive consumer engagement has been incredibly valuable to both me and my clients.
Sean O'Brien
We worked together  •  SVP, Director of Technology & Innovation, Mithun Agency. Previously SVP, Director of Technology, MRM Worldwide.
I've done two different tours of duty with Chris over the past 10 years, and he is intelligent, driven, and amazingly persuasive. A world-c ... lass talent, a proven leader, and an overall force of nature who can keep the pedal down and the bus pointed in the right direction. He's also just an awesome guy who wears his heart on his sleeve. Chris also knows more about media and advertising than anyone I can imagine - and in today's media landscape, he sees opportunity everywhere. Proud to have worked with him, and to call him a friend.
Paul Aaron
We worked together  •  Founder, Modern Assembly. Previously Partner, Director of Interactive, Amalgamated.
Chris is one of the smartest people I've ever worked with, and I've worked with some really smart people. He's also a great guy.

Gabrielle Tenaglia
We worked together  •  Director of Brand Strategy & New Business, twofifteenmccann. Previously Group Director of Brand Strategy, Venables Bell & Partners.
Gabrielle's eyes are open. All the time. She sees opportunity and understands how to get it donw strategically.

Sean O'Brien
SVP, Director of Technology & Innovation, Mithun Agency. Previously SVP, Director of Technology, MRM Worldwide.
Sean gets what is possible in the tech space. He has been hacking business for over a decade. He can map out a MVP process technically on ne ... arly anything. I have used him A LOT.

Mark Wexler
They're my advisor  •  Advisor, ENDcrowd.com and Co-Founder, Invention Hub.
Mark is a founder of a non-profit that brings the best of Bay Area startup thinking to the non-profit space fighting human trafficking by an ... y means necessary. Plus he co-founded Just Business, again bringing the hybrid of entrepreneurship and social good to the for profit space. He thinks in models and has a proven track record bringing solutions to all over the world.

Steven Erich
Previously President / Partner, Crispin Porter + Bogusky. Previously Managing Director / Partner, Crispin Porter + Bogusky.
Steve has been at the forefront of groundbreaking strategy and communications his entire career.

Ivan Perez-Armendariz
EVP / Managing Director, Crispin Porter + Bogusky and EVP / Chief Digital Officer, Crispin Porter + Bogusky. Stanford grad.
Ivan is one of the smartest digital minds I've run across -- and the time he has spent at CP+B is like a triple PHD in marketing. He could ... help anyone.

Britta Larson
A little of this and that at Speakeasy Guild. Background in top tier ad agencies on blue chip clients. Loves food, travel, and my dog.
Britta is whip smart -- has seen more in the marketing world than pretty much anyone you could talk to. World class brands, agencies and id ... eas are in her background -- you could do a TON worse than talking to Britta.