Chris Beaver

Award winning founder and marketing executive with expertise in digital marketing, content marketing, and sales.

ADVISOR BIOGRAPHY

Chris Beaver is Founder, Chief Marketing Officer, and Executive Vice President of Sales for AdvisoryCloud. He has built high performing sales and marketing strategies and teams that have resulted in exponential growth and early profitability for the company. Hitting record-breaking revenues year-over-year the company is recognized in Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies list and San Francisco Business Times Fast 100 list.  

Leading the digital marketing and sales transformation at AdvisoryCloud, Chris successfully converges high-growth sales strategies and cutting-edge performance marketing capabilities with engaging brand experiences to deliver integrated marketing programs and sales techniques that have resulted in unprecedented customer acquisition, retention, and advocacy for the company.  

Prior to AdvisoryCloud, Chris served as Chief Operating Officer at ExecSense Webinar where he was responsible for growing the business from a two-person startup to the leading eLearning platform for C-Suite executives. In this role, he successfully managed the acquisition of ExecSense to Pearson (NYSE: PSO) and the Financial Times in 2013.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree from Colgate University.

Experience highlights:

  • Entrepreneur, Founding team of AdvisoryCloud and ExecSense

  • Extensive experience in SaaS companies and start-ups.

  • Accomplished sales & marketing executive with expertise in lead generation, customer acquisition, conversion and retention

  • Direct/digital marketing expert for B2B2C demand generation, SEO, SEM, telecalling strategies

2012 - Present

Co-Founder, Chief Marketing Officer and EVP of Sales - AdvisoryCloud

AdvisoryCloud

  • Grew company from 1 employee to 150+ employees in a 7- year period with no outside funding.
  • Built advisory board for the company with top executives and board members from SAP, Nike, Docusign, YP and others.
  • Awarded first-ever trademark for an online platform for advisory work.
  • 12,000+ members including VP and C-Suite executives across almost every industry and size of company.

2013 - 2014

Committee Member - California Pacific Medical Center

California Pacific Medical Center

  • Created plans for implementation of new digital marketing tools and techniques to increase organizational awareness in key demographic of 25-40 year olds in San Francisco Bay Area.

2009 - 2013

COO - ExecSense Webinars

ExecSense Webinars

  • Led company to record growth YoY.
  • Grew company to leading provider of online education for C-Suite Executives.
  • Instrumental in sale of company to Pearson (NYSE: PSO) and successful transition.

I’m Available To Advise On The Following Subjects

Strategy

Entrepreneurship

Start-Ups

Marketing

Company or executive-specific business strategy

Business advice related to my role at my company

Feedback on my company’s product/service

Input and advice on a key project