Chad Stoller is a marketing and branding specialist with over 20 years of experience building brands, increasing awareness and consumer engagement. As Global Chief Innovation Officer, Chad is responsible prospecting and integrating both new and emerging technologies to deliver best-in-class solutions and products across UM’s portfolio of clients.
Prior to his role at UM, Chad was tasked with the creation, management and growth of the IPG Media Lab, IPG Mediabrands creative technology and innovation agency.
Before joining IPG Mediabrands, Chad served as the EVP of Digital Strategy at BBDO, where he provided consumer insights and marketplace foresight for BBDO clients such as AT&T, FedEx, GE, M&M’s, and Lowe’s, among others. Chad spent three years as Organic, Inc.’s Executive Director of Emerging Platforms eventually founding the company’s Experience Lab, where he and his engineering team developed content and delivery prototypes for next generation communication platforms.
From 1993 to 2006, Chad held a variety of positions within Arnell Group developing holistic creative and media programs for various clients. While at Arnell Group, Chad co-founded Surge Interactive, a full-service agency acquired by IPG in 2001.
In addition to working with advertising clients, Chad also partners with early-stage startup companies as an advisor and is also an active angel investor with multiple investments, including the social media platform Foursquare.