Chris is the founder and CEO of Ripple Creative Strategy, an award-winning creative agency that specializes in working with non-profit organizations and associations. His clients have included the Gardiner Museum, Kids Help Phone, Habitat for Humanity, the United Nations Refugee Agency in Canada (UNHCR, the Ontario Dental Association, and the Ontario Research Innovation Optical Network (ORION), among many others. Prior to founding Ripple in 2013, Chris led marketing and communications efforts for MaRS Discovery District, one of the world’s largest urban technology innovation hubs. Chris helped to create the brand journalism and multimedia storytelling certificate program at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies, and he developed and taught the in-class version of the foundations of multimedia storytelling course for several years. In a volunteer capacity, Chris has acted as a juror (specific to digital marketing) for the Canadian Marketing Association, the Summit International Creative Awards, and the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Ovation Awards.