A digital strategist emerged from the creative department.
Mr. Grayson has most recently joined Humble TV as Director of Digital.
Chris Grayson is a free agent, exploring opportunities in the startup space, and mobile specific consulting projects.
A veteran of the New York digital advertising scene, having worked 3 years with Ogilvy and 4 years with Euro RSCG, among others.
• Founder, TEDxSiliconAlley A TED licensed TEDx event held in New York. The theme for TEDxSiliconAlley 2012 is “Rise of the Machines” featuring Ray Kurzweil & Juan Enriquez. With talks by Bre Pettis, Founder & CEO of Makerbot, Ken Segall, Creative Director of Apple’s “Think Different” campaign, and many others, including 8 talks by New York based mobile & geo-location based tech startups, and a live performance by Jon Carin, who just completed North American tour dates in Roger Waters’ band, performing The Wall.
• Co-Organizer, ARE: Augmented Reality Event An annual event held in Santa Clara, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley, featuring over 100 speakers, it is the world’s largest business technology event focused exclusively on Augmented Reality. Past speakers have included Bruce Sterling, Vernor Vinge, Blaise Agüera y Arcas, Jaron Lanier, Will Wright, Amber Case, and others.
Chris has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Mashable, VentureBeat, New York Observer’s BetaBeat, ReadWriteWeb, USA Today’s Florida Today Edition, and others, including many trade periodicals.
Available to speak on emerging media, mobile and AR.
Selection of 2012 Speaking Engagements: • SxSX Interactive, Austin, TX • NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA • Augmented Reality Event, Santa Clara, CA • Social Media Week, New York, NY
Selection of 2011 Speaking Engagements: • TEDxSiliconAlley, New York, NY • Mobile Frontiers at FutureM, held at Microsoft, Cambridge/Boston, MA • Retail Summit, at Leo Burnett, Chicago, IL • Marketing & Media Technologies Council, New York, NY • Augmented Reality Event, Santa Clara, CA • GeoWorld Summit, Brooklyn, NY • Digital Out of Home Summit, New York, NY • Engage Expo!, New York, NY Specialties
Digital strategist and recognized commentator on digital culture and emerging social & technology trends.