Speaker - Chris Tolles

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Chris Tolles came to Topix from Spoke Software, a business social networking company, where he was a co-founder and VP of marketing. Before Spoke, Tolles was a Director of Marketing at AOL/Netscape for AOL Music, Netscape Search and Directory Products. Tolles was a co-founder and VP of Marketing at NewHoo, and led the sale of the company to Netscape. After the acquisition, NewHoo was relaunched as the Open Directory Project at Netscape and became the world's largest human edited directory of the web, and is still used by companies like Google, Alexa and AOL.

Previous to NewHoo, Tolles held a variety of sales, marketing and management positions at Sun Microsystems. Tolles graduated from the University of California at San Diego with degrees in Computer Science and Economics, where he was awarded the Michael J. Addison award for his senior thesis about the online information industry.

2 Programs

Geo-Targeting: Reaching Consumers Where They Live & Shop

09.16.10 | 00:34:26 min | 0 comments

Conversational Marketing Conference

02.18.09 | 01:27:29 min | 0 comments