Chris Beaver

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

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Advisor Biography

Chris Beaver is an accomplished Senior Executive, Advisor and Thought Leader with more than ten years of success across the SaaS and eLearning industries. His broad areas of expertise include sales, marketing, lead generation, customer acquisition, and startups. Chris holds a leadership position as the Founder, Chief Marketing Officer, and Executive Vice President of Sales for AdvisoryCloud where he has built high performing sales and marketing strategies and teams that have resulted in exponential growth and early profitability for the company. He also successfully converged 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 his role at AdvisoryCloud, Chris additionally led as the 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 addition, AdvisoryCloud has been recognized in Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies list and San Francisco Business Times Fast 100 list.  Chris obtained his  Bachelor of Arts and Science degree from Colgate University.

Experience

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.

March 2009 - November 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.

Advisor Skills

Entrepreneurship

Start-Ups

Management

Marketing

Digital Media

Advisor Industries

eCommerce

Marketing

Technology