Chris Finken is a marketing/business guy/entrepreneur-type person. That means he enjoys creating, organizing, building and taking on the risks of business. His real passion is that little thing known as the Internet. From websites, domains and affiliate marketing to “Local Search”, ecommerce, demand generation, growth hacking, SEO, lead generation and everything in between. He is currently co-founder of HitLabs working on Bubble – Group Chat.
Chris has had a lot of fun with business. He was in charge of Special Operations (everything we didn’t have someone hired to do) at Qzzr, marketing at GroSocial by Infusionsoft, he headed up the Customer Experience and Marketing at Bloomfire before it was acquired and co-founded OrangeSoda, Inc. helping the company grow from nothing to something (200 employees, thousands of customers, millions in revenue and the Inc500) before it was acquired by Deluxe Corporation. Before that, Chris worked in Sales and Business Development for ah-ha.com until it was acquired by Marchex (MCHX).
Chris has served on the Advisory Boards for Internet Merchants Association, BusinessQ, taught training and educational sessions on paid search, search engine optimization, entrepreneurship and lead generation for PPCSummit, World Shoe Association, ASD/AMD, The Art Institute, and American Marketing Association. He’s also added his expertise to Small Business Trends, Practical eCommerce, Affiliate Summit & others.