Chris Adams

Chris Adams | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Chris Adams | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Advisor, Strategic Storyteller
Seattle
Express your brand's vision succinctly and nail your investment pitches with Chris Adams, strategic storyteller, CEO whisperer, and investment advisor.
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Chris Adams | Speaker Biography

Chief Vision Officer at Participant Media, contributing to critically acclaimed films
Played key role in developing "An Inconvenient Truth," winning an Academy Award
Led media initiatives for major companies like Amazon, Facebook, HBO, Comcast

Chris Adams is an internationally recognised pioneer in new media and a media, entertainment, and technology executive with over 20 years of experience. He has successfully created partnerships, programs, and revenue-generating initiatives throughout his career to benefit brands, their customers, and users worldwide. In 2003, Adams joined eBay's Jeff Skoll as the Chief Vision Officer to contribute to the development of ParticipantMedia.com. During his tenure, the company released several critically acclaimed movies, including Syriana, North Country, Good Night and Good Luck, The Soloist, and the documentary Murderball. These films received a remarkable 11 Academy Award nominations in 2005. Additionally, Adams played a significant role in developing the award-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth, which was created in collaboration with former Vice President Al Gore. This documentary won an Academy Award for Best Documentary and contributed to Gore being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Following his time at ParticipantMedia.com, Adams has led media initiatives for major companies such as Amazon, Facebook, HBO, and Comcast. In late 2022, he moved from Brisbane, Australia, to Eugene, Oregon. Chris was born and raised in Pennsylvania and holds a double major in English Literature and Mass Communications from the University of Denver. He further pursued his academic pursuits by obtaining an MFA from USC's School of Film and TV and an MFA/PhD with honours from USC's School of Professional Writing, completing both degrees concurrently.

Why Should You Book Chris Adams?

Chris brings a wealth of over 20 years of experience in media, entertainment, and technology, offering unparalleled insights into creating successful partnerships and revenue-generating initiatives. His pivotal role in developing Oscar-winning and critically acclaimed projects, including "An Inconvenient Truth," showcases his ability to drive impactful media narratives. Booking Chris as a speaker provides your team or business with the opportunity to learn from a visionary leader who has shaped global media landscapes and can inspire innovative strategies for success.

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