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Cris Popenoe

Advisor Greater Los Angeles Area, US

National Board Delegate, New Media Council, Producers Guild of America and President, Dawn Productions LLC. University of Maryland grad.

National Board Delegate, New Media Council, Producers Guild of America and President, Dawn Productions LLC. University of Maryland grad.

5 vouches

Involved In


Yes! Inc.
Putnam New Media (part of Universal Studios)
Putnam New Media (part of Universal Studios)
Yes! Inc.


Producers Guild of America


National Board Delegate, New Media Council Producers Guild of America June 2013 - present
President Dawn Productions LLC January 2001 - present
EVP Development RiverWired, Inc. September 2006 - November 2007
Founder, President & CEO September 1998 - December 2000
Managing Director, Internet Retailing Nicholson NY January 1998 - September 1998
Senior Manager, Media & Telecommunications Coopers & Lybrand Consulting November 1996 - December 1997
Founder, President & Publisher Putnam New Media (part of Universal Studios) June 1992 - September 1996
Founder & President Yes! Inc. March 1972 - May 1992


George Washington University Latin American Studies 1970 - 1972
University of Maryland History & International Relations 1966 - 1970

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Sports
  • • Green
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Smart Home
  • • Travel
  • • Social Impact
  • • Video
  • • Commerce
  • • Education
  • • Healthcare
  • • Content
  • • Edutainment
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Nutrition
  • • Wellness
  • • Fitness

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Don Daglow
3-time Inc. 500 CEO, Tech & Engineering Emmy® Award honoree, produced 2 of first 3 EA sports titles, Advisor to Mobile App and Games teams.
Cris is a deeply experienced entrepreneur who understands technology, consumers, culture and the intersection of the three. She speaks fran ... kly, openly and wisely, a rare combination. It's a pleasure to endorse her.
Larry Weintraub
We worked together  •  Chief Marketing Officer Digital, The Marketing Arm and CEO, Fanscape. Harvard grad. University of California, San Diego grad.
Because she never stops working. In the entertainment industry she is a brilliant networker who never stops creating ideas and businesses an ... d advising those in need of her wisdom.
Doug Whiteman
We worked together  •  President, The Whiteman Agency and Chief Administrative Officer, Acelero Learning.
Cris has a wealth of experience across various media sectors, and has been at the forefront of creating and marketing products to develop ne ... w revenue streams and customer bases. She is extremely smart and articulates her vision exceptionally well. Cris has been invaluable to me as a thought partner over the years, and would benefit anyone in the digital content space.
Jackie Bivins
We worked together  •  Co-Founder, and President, 360 Engagement.
Cris has both depth and breadth of experience in variety of areas and has the ability to synthesize a great deal of information to help orga ... nizations of all sizes effectively move forward.
Mark Politi
MP Public Relations - PR, Licensing and Marketing for Startups, Technology, Entertainment, Product Launches, Company Launches and Brands.