Chris  Buckley

Chris Buckley

SVP, Business Development and Marketing at RAPP Worldwide, New York
New York, United States

About me

With 20 years’ experience in creative, data and technology agencies working for both independent and networked businesses, Chris has devoted his career to helping brands succeed through precise and effective award-winning work.
With past roles in client leadership, strategy, media, operations and consulting (with more than a few awards and accolades along the way), Chris brings a huge amount of experience and energy to each client challenge and a growth mindset to every brand he works with.


SVP, Business Development and Marketing
United Kingdom
April 2018 - Present (3 years 6 months)
Working across Rapp UK and CODE Worldwide, responsible for the marketing of our agency teams to clients, partners and the wider industry.

Passionate about helping clients build their brands and business by connecting them with industry leading experts in data, marketing sciences, strategy, creative, media and marketing technology.
Consulting Partner
Navigate Unlimited
United Kingdom
2016 - 2018 (2 years)
Lead consultant helping clients choose and use the right marketing technologies to deliver exceptional customer experiences as part of their integrated marketing and brand communications.
Chief Digital Officer
London, United Kingdom
2011 - April 2018 (7 years 3 months)

Chief Digital Officer Dec 2014 – Apr 2018
Champion for digital transformation with clients and responsible for building our agency's digital services, solutions and propositions across Europe, MENA and globally.

Management responsibility for tech solutions, project management, social, influencer and partnerships, SEO, content and editorial teams. Also the management of our Labs team who are focused on creative innovation through leading edge technology. Member of the IAB Future Trends Council and 2016 judge for MENA digital awards.

Clients include Activision, Canon Europe, Sony Mobile, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, HSBC, Nissan Europe, McLaren and Diageo.

Director of Digital Engagement Nov 2013 – Dec 2014
Responsible for TMW's digital engagement team including social, influencer outreach, editorial, SEO and emerging technology. Council member of the IAB Future Trends Council.

Director of Social Engagement Oct 2011 – Nov 2013
Responsible for social engagement within TMW. Member of the management board.


BA Hons - Creative advertising.

1993 - 1996 (3 years)

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