Chris is an award-winning communications and creative professional with 20+ years experience successfully enhancing internal communications, channel development, corporate identity, and strategy through leveraging a variety of technology and multimedia platforms.

As Director of Digital Communications for Cox Communications, the broadband communications and entertainment company and third largest U.S. cable provider, Chris manages all digital channels for internal communications across the company including enterprise portal, video production, live streaming and mass communications messaging. He recently launched an enterprise-wide social intranet including a fully integrated HR system tying together SharePoint Online, PeopleSoft and Oracle into one seamless user experience. Chris has a passion for delivering seamless user experiences to empower employees while creating an engaged, informed, and connected organization.

Prior to Joining Cox Communications, Chris was the Electronic Channels Manager for InterContinental Hotels Group where he managed The Americas corporate intranet as well as internal communications, owner communications, and video production.

Chris will be presenting “The Social/Collaboration Journey Within a Very Conservative/Old-School Culture” on the challenges and difficulties of using internal social media and collaboration tools in an older, conservative company and culture that was slow to move to ‘social’ communications.