Chris J. Snook -Award winning Entrepreneur, Author of Digital Sense and Inc. Magazine's column The Risk Is Doing Nothing! I am a venture catalyst and brand humanizer at the most cellular level. I build businesses first and share my learnings from the battlefield in books and keynotes around the world. I am available to book for keynotes, panels, half-day workshops and live events 25-30 times per year.
Currently the Managing Partner at Launch Haus, Co-Founder at Parallel6 and Inevitable Launch, and a Brand Humanizer-At-Large for Tallwave and Quiverr and a volunteer mentor with Founder's Institute and ASU Project Humanities.
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.
S T A F F
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