Chris Clews is a speaker and author of the book "What 80s Pop Culture Teaches Us About Today’s Workplace" which is the first of an upcoming series. He grew up in Reisterstown, MD and is the quintessential child of the 80s. He now resides in Deerfield Beach, FL with his soon-to-be-two rescue dogs, Ferris and Bueller—the names are shocking, I know. He has a closet full of 80s movie T-shirts and a house full of 80s movie artwork so you could say he has a passion for all things 80s. A graduate of Elon University in North Carolina, he has over 22 years of marketing experience including executive roles in both the corporate world and ad agencies.
During his marketing career, he’s built brands, led brands through transition and spearheaded sports sponsorships with NCAA Basketball, PGA, MLB, International Soccer and the UFC. and lives by the quote from the poet laureate Ferris Bueller, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop to look around once in a while, you could miss it.”
In his spare time he enjoys staying active through a variety of endeavors and collecting hot sauces - more for the clever names than for use in any type of actual cooking. He’s also passionate about animal rescue and donates a portion of the proceeds from his book and speaking engagements to the SPCA International.
Chris combines 22 years of marketing experience in a variety of industries with global brands and ad agencies with his unmatched passion for all things 80s to bring a fun, informative and unique presentation to your group.