FORA.tv Speaker - Doug Checkeris
Since leaving MediaCom in 2011 Doug has been involved in a variety of consulting projects. The primary focus of these projects has been the productive application of technology in the advertising and media arena. In addition Doug is an active partner in a digital startup focused on new methods of content distribution.
At MediaCom, Doug served as Chief Executive Officer of MediaCom Canada, then MediaCom USA and ultimately, MediaCom North America, managing over 700 employees in 6 offices across the region. Doug successfully built teams, balancing the need to create an open and inspiring work environment, combined with a clear focus on meeting operational and financial goals.
Doug is currently vice chairman of Dress For Success, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of women located in 110 cities across the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Poland, the Netherlands, the West Indies, and New Zealand.
Doug received a B.A. in Economics from McMaster University and has been an active member of a wide variety of industry associations including the 4Aâ€™s Media Committee and a media judge at Cannes.
04.12.12 | 01:52:36 min
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