Chad is the Cofounder and CEO of Mindgruve (Inc. 5000 Company and Adweek 100 Fastest Growing Agency). Since launching the agency in 2001, Chad has played a key strategic role in helping brands transform their business through marketing and technology. Over the past two decades, he has worked with some of the top global consumer and B2B brands such as Procter & Gamble, Colgate-Palmolive, Qualcomm, Oracle, Merck, Live Nation and House of Blues. Prior to Mindgruve, Chad spent more than a decade as a startup entrepreneur building and scaling early stage businesses into mature, sustainable companies. He is now an angel investor and advisor to fast growth companies. Chad also serves on several company and industry boards in the consumer, technology, healthcare and B2B space. Chad is a regular writer and public speaker on the Convergence of Technology and Marketing, Digital Business Transformation and Customer Acquisition Strategies for Rapid Growth Companies.