Currently, Chip Russo oversees all aspects of media sales, advertising operations, and sales marketing for ZEFR.  He is tasked with developing direct ad sales and channel partners while expanding ZEFR’s relationships with global agencies and brands.

Most recently Russo served as SVP, at Collective where he led the creative technology division of Collective called Ensemble. Prior to Ensemble, Russo was SVP of Video working in coordination with a talented team to establish Collective Video as a network leader in the digital video marketplace through quality content and innovative cross-media products. 

Russo joined Collective as VP, Western Region. Beginning as employee number 8, he went on to drive revenues in excess of $78MM within the region from fortune 500 brand marketers in display, in-stream, mobile, social media and exchange inventory.

In 2004, Russo joined PointRoll Inc., where he established the west coast offices. As the RVP, west and mid-west, Russo was responsible for two thirds of PointRoll’s revenue guiding a sales and operations team of 35 employees. In June of 2005 PointRoll Inc. was reported to be sold to Gannett for upwards up $100MM. 

A rich media veteran, Russo was previously director, Western region of Eyeblaster where he was responsible for a team in the west and the southwest regions. He effectively launched Eyeblaster in these markets and drove over fifty percent of domestic revenue for the company.

Prior to his tenure at Eyeblaster Russo held media sales positions at Classified Ventures (Cars.com, Apartments.com) and Turner Broadcasting.

Russo currently resides with his wife and two children in Los Angeles, CA

Summits Attended

iMedia Other Summit

TV, Video & Social

iMedia Entertainment Summit

The Must Attend Event for Entertainment Digital Marketing!

iMedia Breakthrough Summit

Your Mission: Innovate Beyond Traditional Search & Display!

iMedia Brand Summit

Collaborate With Your Digital Marketing Peers

iMedia Agency Summit

Insight & Collaboration More Vital Now Than Ever!

iMedia Other Summit

Driving Interactive '09

iMedia Breakthrough Summit

Innovation, Disruption, Opportunity

iMedia Brand Summit

Exposing the Hype

iMedia Other Summit

Driving Interactive '08

iMedia Breakthrough Summit

Actionable Marketing Strategies for Emerging Digital Platforms

iMedia Brand Summit

Turning Advertising into Content

iMedia Brand Summit

Marketing & Media Mash-Up: Managing Uncertainty & Change

iMedia Agency Summit

Collaborate or Die!

iMedia Other Summit

Presented by iMedia & JumpStart Automotive

iMedia Brand Summit

The New Influencers: How Digital Teams are Shaping Brand Marketing

iMedia Agency Summit

Engagement is the New Reach

iMedia Breakthrough Summit

Breakthrough '06: Connect with the Digital Consumer

iMedia Brand Summit

Bonita Springs, Florida

iMedia Other Summit

iMedia Summit 2005

iMedia Brand Summit

iMedia Brand Summit

iMedia Other Summit

iMedia Summit

iMedia Other Summit

iMedia Summit