Chris is founder and CEO of 7thingsmedia, the multi-award winning independent digital media agency. Chris self-funded the setup of the agency in 2009. Still independently owned, it now boasts global offices in London, New York and Singapore. Chris began his career in online media in 1999 as publisher and owner of an online sports network. From there he was one of four people to graduate in the UK’s first e-business degree. He has held roles at Johnson & Johnson, TradeDoubler, Hotel Chocolat and House of Fraser. 7thingsmedia’s clients including Agent Provocateur, boohoo.com, James Villa Holidays, Liberty London, L’Oreal, MARS, UNICEF and Urban Outfitters. The agency works across affiliates, display, lead generation, mobile, PPC, SEO and social media. Chris holds a plethora of accolades acknowledging his contribution to marketing, including the prestigious title of 'Marketer of the Year' from The Drum. He's a regular in VOGUE.com’s most influential people online and was recently inducted into the British Interactive Media Association's Digital Hot 100. He speaks passionately globally on digital media and trains the future of the industry with Econsultancy.