Chris J. Snook -Award winning Entrepreneur, Author of Digital Sense and Inc. Magazine's column The Real Risk Is Doing Nothing! I am a venture catalyst and brand humanizer at the most cellular level. My speaking topics and specialties include content marketing and strategy, digital marketing strategy, customer experience and customer centric organizational design, venture capital finance, startups and tech, internet of things, and publishing.
2004-2006: CEO recruited, trained, and managed a global direct sales business in excess of 9800 reps with $1.7m in monthly recurring (MRR) sales in 24 months in the U.S, Japan, and HK with a successful exit.
2005: Deal Analyst on contract provided due diligence work and prospectus for a middle market LBO firm in 2005 in its roll-up plan of accredited trade schools which led to the acquisition of AIT Schools.
2005-2007: Master Facilitator with Sellmasters, Inc in 2000-2002 leading Enterprise Sales training workshops to Fortune 500 teams in the High-Tech space.
2006-2007: Co-Founder of a spin-out mentor program for an international learning and development organization that produced over $1.6m in sales its first 6 months and was re-acquired by its parent.
2010-2012: Editor In Chief & Brand Strategist of over 40 business books since 2010 including a Wall Street Journal and USA Today best seller.
2010-2013: Co-Founded Parallel6 and sat on the Board of Directors
2012-2013: Managing Director of Incubate.com which had a portfolio of internet & digital media startups with a 2-year ramp in excess of $8m in organic growth on just $400k in seed capital.
2013: Strategic Consultant for Senior Executives for QualcommLabs in 2013 on harnessing internal and external pipelines of innovation across the enterprise.
Co-authored three international best-selling books sold in 13 countries with 2 more in process for 2015/2016 release dates.
Degrees: BS in Exercise Physiology/Nutrition from WCU and his MSBA in Entrepreneurial Finance from SDSU in 2005.
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Chris J Snook Venture Catalyst | Author | Brand Humanizer
Kody Scott | Executive Assistant
Brianne Snook | "The Glue" and the CFO
Michael Hool | Intellectual Property/Licensing/General Counsel