Chirpify

Hi. We’re Chirpify.

We work with brands, agencies and networks who want to leverage social as the point of conversion for their multi-channel marketing campaigns.

Clients like adidas, Mastercard & RCA Records use our Social Conversion Platform to activate their marketing — enabling consumers to use #actiontags for instant conversion via social channels.

Since launching in February of 2012, we’ve had hundreds of brands and merchants launch more than 10,000 campaigns on our platform. And we’ve attracted a great group of investors that includes Voyager Capital, the former CEO of McCann Worldgroup, and the CEO of Hootsuite.

We’re proud to be headquartered in Portland, OR.

Executive Team

Chris Teso CEO & Founder

An educated designer, and autodidact software engineer, Chris has spent most of his career in the advertising industry as Digital Creative Director, in between founding three companies in the past 16 years. Now founder and CEO of Chirpify, Chris is working to revolutionize how consumers transact with brands by enabling multi-channel marketing and advertising conversion via social media. A dog father, adventurer, motorcycle enthusiast, and photographer, Chris can often be found in the middle of nowhere living in the moment.

Greg Rau COO

Greg brings nearly two decades of software solution experience to the Chirpify team. Most recently the Managing Partner at Upstart Labs, Greg was also the co-founder of StepChange Group. a pioneering social marketing agency. Prior to StepChange, Greg served as a VP of Sales at Unicru/Kronos. Greg holds a BBA from San Francisco State University.

Rory Felton Vice President of Business Development

Rory has led Chirpify’s success in the media and entertainment verticals since the platform’s launch. Rory was previously the Founder and CEO of The Militia Group, a recording company with Sony Music as an investor. He was named one of Billboard’s Top 30 execs under 30. He holds a BS from the University of Southern California.

Chris Mike Vice President of Accounts

Chris has spent many years working with leading brands on their social marketing strategies & solutions. At the Dachis Group and RocketXL, he managed strategic accounts such as Disney, Clorox and Marriott. After starting his career in advertising, Chris went on to lead marketing for Converse, Nike Golf and Konami. Chris holds a BA from Oregon State University.

Kevin Tate Chief Revenue Officer

Kevin brings eighteen years of software marketing and sales experience in fields including enterprise SaaS, web analytics, social media marketing and e-commerce. Kevin has served as CMO of ShopIgniter, VP of Bus. Dev. for the Dachis Group, and helped lead Unicru's $150 million acquisition by Kronos, Inc. Kevin is a graduate of Stanford University.

Investors & Advisors

Bob Chicoski Partner, Saturn Partners

Bob has worked as an investor, entrepreneur and advisor in early- and growth-stage businesses for over 20 years. He focuses on exploring and evaluating new investment opportunities and working with entrepreneurs at Saturn’s portfolio companies to drive growth and create value.

Erik Benson Managing Director, Voyager Capital

Erik focuses on large, market-changing technologies and disruptive business models like SaaS, Cloud Computing, Big Data and Analytics. He currently represents Voyager on the boards of directors of Act-On Software, Chirpify,Covario, Elemental Technologies, Lighter Capital, Lytics and Zettics.

Nick Brien Former Chairman & CEO, McCann Worldgroup

Nick Brien is a strategic consultant, board advisor and angel investor in the global media, marketing and advertising industries. Passionate about health and wellness in children and adults, Nick is also a Director of the International Board of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Ryan Holmes CEO, HootSuite

Ryan Holmes is the CEO of HootSuite. Thought leader, dog lover and serial entrepreneur, he has redefined the face of social media - bringing Twitter, Facebook and other social networks out of the dorm room and into the boardroom. Holmes has grown HootSuite from a lean startup to a global leader in social media with over 4 million users, including 79 of the Fortune 100 companies.

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