Chris Arens brings over 18 years of practical agency experience to his role as managing director of the iMedia Communications. Chris possess a dogged commitment to applying technology and innovation to advance the objectives of his business.

Chris is a leader in the advertising and marketing marketplaces, serving as Partner, Head of Services for Catalyst S+F and VP of digital strategy at DraftFCB and VP of integrated media at Carat. Chris’ client list has included Motorola, RadioShack, Amazon.com, Electronic Arts, EarthLink, AT&T, Levi’s, MLB.com and AAA, among others. In 2006, Chris helped start a mobile advertising ad network, Ad Infuse, raising close to $20 million.

Chris co-authors “Contemporary Advertising,” a college-level advertising text in its 14th edition. He also stays active in the digital advertising community, frequently speaking at industry events.

Summits Attended

iMedia Brand Summit

Partnerships: The Latest Renaissance in Marketing

iMedia Agency Summit

Forging Partnerships that Matter

iMedia Breakthrough Summit

The Future of Content, Publishing, & Media Buying

iMedia Brand Summit

How to Evolve with Today's Consumer

iMedia Commerce Summit

The Future of Shopping in a Cross-Channel World

iMedia Agency Summit

Creativity Meets Automation

iMedia Breakthrough Summit

Navigating Content & Creativity in a Programmatic World

iMedia Brand Summit

Delighting Customers at Every Touchpoint

iMedia Agency Summit

The Dynamic Agency Model

iMedia Commerce Summit

The Future of Shopping

iMedia Agency Summit

The Agency Redefined - Balancing Scale, Scrappiness & Innovation

iMedia Breakthrough Summit

Breakthrough: The Next Wave of Marketing

iMedia Brand Summit

Marketing in an Always-On World

iMedia Commerce Summit

The Future of Shopping

iMedia Entertainment Summit

For Entertainment Marketers, By Entertainment Marketers

iMedia Agency Summit

The Future of Data-Driven Creativity

iMedia Other Summit

The True North Strong and Digital

iMedia Other Summit

TV, Video & Social

iMedia Brand Summit

Marketing to the New Consumer

iMedia Agency Summit

Media Re-Defined -- What Clients Want

iMedia Breakthrough Summit

The Next Wave of Digital Marketing

iMedia Entertainment Summit

For Entertainment Marketers by Entertainment Marketers

iMedia Brand Summit

Brands as Content Creators

iMedia Other Summit

What Women Want from Brands

iMedia Agency Summit

Shift Happens: Math Men + Mad Men

iMedia Other Summit

TV Everywhere: The New Video Era

iMedia Brand Summit

The Moments of Truth

iMedia Agency Summit

Partnership: The New Agency Value

iMedia Breakthrough Summit

Keeping Pace with the Mobile Consumer

iMedia Brand Summit

Customers For Life: Creating Brand Loyalty

iMedia Other Summit

Digital Marketing to Moms

iMedia Agency Summit

Strategic Digital Insights and Networking for the Agency Executive & Partner

iMedia Breakthrough Summit

Where the future of media and advertising intersects!

iMedia Agency Summit

Strategic Digital Insights and Networking for the Agency Executive & Partner

iMedia Breakthrough Summit

Where the Future of Media and Advertising Intersects

iMedia Agency Summit

Niche is the New Black: The Future of Targeting and Reach

iMedia Breakthrough Summit

Your Mission: Innovate Beyond Traditional Search & Display!

iMedia Agency Summit

Insight & Collaboration More Vital Now Than Ever!

iMedia Agency Summit

Proof of Digital Ad Success

iMedia Agency Summit

It’s a Two-Way Street!

iMedia Other Summit

Presented by iMedia & JumpStart Automotive

iMedia Other Summit

Presented by iMedia & JumpStart Automotive

iMedia Breakthrough Summit

Actionable Marketing Strategies for Emerging Digital Platforms

iMedia Other Summit

iMedia Summit 2005

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