Chris Blackburn is the EVP, Sales and Business Development at DAX, a Global company. Previously, Chris was the Head of Global Sales and Partnerships at SoundCloud, where he was responsible for overseeing and growing SoundCloud’s worldwide ad-sales business. His work with transformative partnerships spans both media and business development. Prior to joining SoundCloud, Chris was the Lead, Marketing and Revenue at Grooveshark, where his role focused on developing the company’s eastern U.S. ads strategy, in addition to growing multiple key revenue streams for the company spanning ads, data, and market research. Chris was also the co-founder of Art&Revel, a media consultancy focused on monetization strategies for new digital properties, leading several properties through successful funding rounds and acquisitions.
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