Chris Harris is an Emmy®-winning media professional and content leader with more than 15 years experience as a digital production executive, business leader, media strategist, interactive producer and journalist.
Before returning to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 2015, Chris was Vice President, Strategy & Business Development at the Emmy® Award-winning interactive content studio Secret Location.
Prior to that, Chris led the Digital Content teams at Shaw Media (via Canwest and Alliance Atlantis) as both Director and Head of Online Content, as well as being Shaw Media’s first ever Head of Social Media. During that time, Chris guided the creation of globally recognized award-winning work, which resulted in significant growth in audience, engagement, and revenue.
Prior to joining Shaw, Chris spent more than seven years as an award-winning interactive producer and journalist with the CBC, working in Sports, News and Kids.
At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch. - Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures?