Christopher Penn Keynote Speaker
- Vice President of Marketing Technology, SHIFT
- Experienced Keynote Speaker
- Google Analytics Certified Professional
Christopher Penn's Biography
Christopher Penn has spoken before diverse audiences ranging from executives of major venture capital firms, to multiple state and federal agencies, to aspiring college students looking to make their mark on the world. Each of his talks is tailored to the audience’s needs and level of understanding, with a focus on giving audiences down to earth understanding of new media and practical tools & advice they can use immediately.
Christopher Penn has been featured as a recognized authority in many books, publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Times, BusinessWeek and US News & World Report, and television networks such as PBS, CNN, CNBC, and ABC News for his leadership in new media and marketing. Christopher Penn has been called upon for expert information by researchers for the Congressional Advisory Committee on Student Financial Aid, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the US Department of Health and Human Services, and many other state and federal agencies.
Mr. Penn is Vice President of Strategy and Innovation at Blue Sky Factory, an email marketing company based in Baltimore, as well as co-founder of the groundbreaking PodCamp New Media Community Conference, and co-host of the Marketing Over Coffee marketing podcast. He is an adjunct professor of Internet marketing and the lead subject matter expert and professor of Advanced Social Media at the University of San Francisco.
Mr. Penn holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Franklin & Marshall College and a Master’s degree in Information Systems from Boston University’s School of Management.
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As an experienced speaker and practitioner of new media, I can quickly adapt the techniques, ideas, and skills to nearly any industry, event, or focus. If you’ve got an event in the greater Boston or New York City area (a few hours’ drive from Boston) that you absolutely, positive need an experienced professional speaker for at the last minute, drop me a line.
With just 24 hours’ notice and the appropriate arrangements, I’ll be helping awaken your audience to the possibilities of new media as it applies to your industry as though I’d been on your conference agenda for months. Your audience will come away from your event energized and excited, eager to try out their newfound knowledge.