Christopher W. Walters

Senior Partner at Activate Strategy Inc.

Christopher W. Walters

Christopher W. Walters

Senior Partner at Activate Strategy Inc.

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The Weather Co. LLC
The Weather Company, LLC
Encompass Digital Media, Inc.

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2

Birthday

1974

Age

45

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Blucora, Inc.

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Director at Entercom Communications Corp.

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Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Omnicell Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Brace Industrial Group, Inc.

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Executive Director at Year Up, Inc.

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Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Year Up, Inc.

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Former Head-Americas Region & Global Bank Group at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. (Inactive)

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Director at Bechtel Construction Operations Incorporated

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Former President at Year Up, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer at Year Up, Inc.

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Christopher W. Walters
Senior Partner at Activate Strategy Inc.
Education
Bachelor of Arts Unknown

Founded in 1791, University of Vermont is the fifth oldest university in New England (after Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth and Brown). UVM is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Called UVM for Universitas Viridis Montis, Latin for "University of the Green Mountains."

The University of Chicago's Office of Investments (COI) is responsible for managing the University's investment assets, which includes overseeing the endowment to ensure that it benefits both current and future generations of the University of Chicago. COI oversees the broad investment strategy and provides input to the development of the strategic and tactical investment policies of the University & UCMC endowments, pension plans and self-insurance trust assets. Their strategy combines qualitative and quantitative analysis, seeking to achieve superior investment performance on a risk-adjusted basis.COI's approach seeks to evaluate the investment strategy as an integrated part of the operating plans of the University rather than in isolation and focuses the the University's overall success, not investment returns. The endowment is well-diversified across a variety of asset classes, including global stocks and bonds, real estate, natural resources, private equity, absolute return strategies and protection (tail-hedging strategies). Asset class exposure is achieved primarily by selecting and engaging external managers. COI manages the global macro and the overlay portfolio to ensure that the portfolio's overall positioning is compliance with the endowment's investment guidelines.COI's strategies for investing in the public markets include: Absolute Return, Private Debt, Fixed Income and Credit. and Global Equities.COI's real assets team invests globally in real estate and natural resources using outside managers. The real estate portfolio invests globally in value-added and opportunistic strategies using both private partnerships and public vehicles. The natural resources portfolio invests globally in strategies that include, but are not limited to: oil and gas exploration & production; power generation; infrastructure; timber; mining and minerals; and agriculture.

Career History
Senior Partner
2019 - Current

Activate, is a leading strategy and technology consulting firm for media, technology, entertainment and information businesses. Activate works with CEOs and senior management teams to drive growth and help companies win in the tech and media ecosystem. They help optimize businesses to capture the opportunities arising from new innovations and inventions. As a firm, they believe in the power of real-world connections and networks.

Chief Executive Officer
2015 - 2018

Encompass Digital Media, Inc. operates as a global technology services company. Its solutions include Television networks, broadcast stations, digital video providers, sports, news and events. The firm operates through its offices located in Singapore, London, Los Angeles and New York. The company was founded by William Tillson and Simon Tristan Bax in 2008 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Chief Operating Officer
2012 - 2015

The Weather Co. LLC manufactures umbrellas and rain suits. Its products categories include headwear, performance outerwear, performance rainwear, and golf umbrellas.The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Metuchen, NJ.

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2012

Year Up, Inc. provides educational and professional development programs. Their programs encompass job and hands-on skills development, college credits and corporate internships. The company was founded by Gerald Chertavian in 2000 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

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Insightpool LLC provides audience cultivation and conversion platform. It operates a social relationship intelligence platform that can identify social media influencers and suggest ways that a marketer might connect with them. The company was founded by Adam Blaschke, Matt Smith, Adam Wexler, and Devon Wijesinghe in 2012 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

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