NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Activate, Inc., the leading management consulting firm for the technology, media, entertainment, sports, eCommerce and information industries announced today the appointment of Chris Walters as Senior Partner. Prior to joining Activate, he served as the Chief Executive Officer at Encompass Digital Media and as the Chief Operating Officer of The Weather Company. Previously, he held a variety of senior executive positions at Bloomberg and was also a partner at McKinsey & Company's Media and Entertainment Practice.
Mr. Walters says, "It's exciting to join Activate at a time when so many industries are in transition. We're seeing unprecedented opportunity and upheaval in technology, media, sports, entertainment and telecom. I've worked with Activate at my last two companies and witnessed firsthand the transformation that creates industry leaders."
Michael J. Wolf, Activate co-founder and CEO added: "We're thrilled to add Chris to the team after working together for years. Chris has a track record of creating value in areas such as strategy development, building new businesses, technology transformations, leveraging data and advanced analytics to drive business outcomes and accelerating revenue growth via sales force effectiveness, pricing and customer acquisition."
Activate works with CEOs and senior management teams to drive growth and position companies to win in the dynamic digital ecosystem. It helps businesses grow revenue, drive innovation and bring inventions to market to get ahead of the forces transforming their industries. In addition to helping companies with digital and go-to-market strategy, Activate also creates new media products and companies inside large businesses. The firm's work is focused on the most critical and interesting challenges for the most important companies across technology, media, entertainment, sports, eCommerce and information industries.
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