Chris Walters

Chief Executive Officer at Encompass Digital Media

Chris Walters, Chief Executive Officer of Encompass Digital Media, has extensive strategic and operating experience in the media industry.  Chris is responsible for day-to-day operations of Encompass on a worldwide basis.

Most recently, Chris served as the Chief Operating Officer of The Weather Company where he collaborated with the leadership team to successfully position the company for rapid growth including developing technology that enabled The Weather Company’s expansion across all platforms. Prior to The Weather Company, Chris served in leadership roles at Bloomberg, leaving as Chief Operating Officer of the Bloomberg Industry Verticals Group where he drove significant expansion of professional subscription services in multiple industry verticals via organic growth and acquisitions. Before Bloomberg, Chris was a partner at McKinsey & Company where he served clients in the media, information services and technology sectors.

Chris holds an MBA from The University of Chicago – Booth School of Management with a focus on Finance and Strategic Management and a BS in Business Administration from the University of Vermont.

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