Chad Stoller

Chad Stoller is a marketing specialist with over 25 years of brand and advertising experience. He's built award winning communication programs for leading corporations while building future focused teams for advertising and marketing agencies.
Chad currently serves as the EVP, Global Chief Innovation Officer for UM Worldwide of the Interpublic Group. Chad is responsible for the agency’s innovation agenda while working with individual clients to solve old challenges in new ways via communication strategy, emerging platforms and retail experience.
In addition to Chad’s role within UM, Chad has served as the Managing Partner of the IPG Media Lab since 2011. The Lab is the advertising industry’s longest running media futures agency and continues to drive the agency ecosystem with thought leadership in regards to the future of audience attention, consumer disruption and action planning for new customer connections.
Prior to IPG Mediabrands, Chad built the digital strategy team at BBDO New York and founded a skunkworks prototyping unit for emerging platforms practice at Organic, Inc before that.
Chad spent 14 years at Arnell Group in a variety of roles from media planning, communication strategy, creative development and strategic alliances. While at Arnell Group, Chad founded Surge Interactive and played a key role in bringing Terry Tate: Office Linebacker to life as a groundbreaking, and record shattering online video series for Reebok.
Chad is an angel investor, advisor to early stage media companies and an active speaker at industry and private client events.
Chad resides in New York City with his wife Nina and daughter Nova.