|Birthplace||New Rochelle, New York|
Chas Edwards is chief revenue officer at Luminate. Previously he was the publisher and chief revenue officer at Digg, the site that lets its 38 million readers organize content from across the web by voting on what they consider to be the best. For the four years prior to joining Digg, he was the co-founder (with John Battelle), publisher and chief revenue officer at Federated Media (FM), a next-generation media and publishing company that connects the highest quality conversational content (eg, Boing Boing, Mashable, Inhabitat, Dooce, NOTCOT and The Pioneer Woman) with leading brand marketers.
Prior to co-founding Federated Media in 2005, Chas was vice president of sales and marketing for CNET Networksâ€™s B2B Portfolio, managing the team representing News.com, ZDNet and TechRepublic to business-to-business marketers. Chas also served posts as VP for CNETâ€™s broadband & webcasting unit and as VP of business development for mySimon, CNET Networksâ€™s comparison-shopping portal. Prior to joining CNET Networks, Chas was the National Sales Manager for TechTV, a 24-hour cable TV channel and Web site dedicated to computing and the Internet (now owned by Comcast and called G4).
Chas maintains a daily blog on digital marketing trends at chasnote.com.