Chris Paul

​​Chris Paul is Vice President of Digital Marketing at Verizon, driving end-to-end strategy for digital acquisition from first touch (media, creative) to conversion (CX), ensuring that data is driving decisions across all channels. He's responsible for scaling impact of brand experiences via Social Platforms, creating and enforcing industry-leading standards for quality & privacy, and accelerating all lines of business to real-time marketing.

Prior to Verizon, Mr. Paul served as the Global EVP for Integrated Media at Edelman, VP of Media & Acquisition at Squarespace and EVP, General Manager for Publicis' Audience On Demand™ (AOD). He led the media team for American Express at Digitas. He has over 20 years of marketing expertise and leadership, and began his career at software startups in Texas and Boston. He studied Philosophy and Comparative Religion at Harvard University, and lives with his wife and two children in Westfield, NJ.