Christopher will be speaking...

Thursday October 13, 2011

2:30pm - 3:30pm

C1: Technology and Social Media Innovations in Hotel Operations

Grand Ballroom C


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Christopher Chong

Vice President, Sales & Marketing | TripTelevision

Christopher is the Vice President, Sales & Marketing for TripTelevision. A Denver based provider of award winning Video marketing solutions. He brings over 25 years of executive experience in media, technology and web marketing. Prior to joining TripTelevision, he was the Vice President of Business Development for VRX Studios, a publicly traded global travel photography company, for over five years. During his tenure, Christopher was responsible for reinventing the core business base for the company and forging long-standing relationships with global hotel brands, including the largest photography initiative to date with a brand representing over 6,400 hotels.

Within the media industry, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Chalk Media Corporation, an organization that produced network television technology life style shows, in-flight programming, online learning and marketing solutions for global technology brands. Christopher was the driving force behind the company's transformation from a television program to a learning company focused on technology. The company was eventually sold to Research in Motion, the makers of the Blackberry.

As Director, Business Development at Blast Radius, Christopher created innovative deals to position the leading Internet solutions provider for Fortune 500 companies such as Nike and Nintendo in new markets, including Travel and Financial Services. Notably, he was able to compete on a global field of over 200 competitors to win a major. multi-year contract to develop the consumer and industry web strategy for the Canadian Tourism Commission.

Christopher was also founder of VOL Inc., one of Canada's first destination specific content portals on the Web, pioneering Client-Server based online communities over standard internet protocols. In addition, Christopher has been a guest university lecturer and is an accomplished speaker about marketing and social media topics.