Chris Denson’s award-winning career has spanned marketing, media, technology integration and product innovation. As an industry taste-maker, he is currently the Director of Omnicom Media Group’s Ignition Factory, the key group responsible for emerging innovations across media, technology, and culture for OMD’s Fortune 50 clients. He most recently served as Head of Creative Solutions for Machinima, where he lead several creative business opportunities focused on the cross-roads of brand integration, content creation, business development, audience engagement, and talent development. Additionally, he is an advisory board member of the SXSW 2016 Accelerator, The White House Council of Excellence (Global Entrepreneurship Summit), Custom College Recruiting, Pluto TV, and a regular guest speaker at industry trade events and educational institutions. Known as a creative problem solver and idea maker, Chris has worked both domestically and internationally, holding posts alongside several organizations as the Head of Marketing for American Film Institute’s Digital Content Lab, Founder of Genius Effect Media Group, Director of Innovation at The Regan Group, Director of Marketing for the New York Film Academy,to name a few. In addition to his day-to-day professional work, Chris also hosts Innovation Crush, a #1 ranked interview series with over 700,000 listeners around the world, and numbers partners ranging from Inc Magazine to the 4A’s to SXSW.