About Me

Named 2015 #Techweek100 (Kansas City):  http://techweek.com/techweek100/

Currently working on: KindBeef.com (early stage agribusiness/tech start-up); mentor/partner at the BetaBlox incubator in Kansas City (www.BetaBlox.com) and enterprise digital marketing consulting.

As of September 2015, my portfolio includes equity positions in over 20 different companies and start-ups, including: Catalyst Scrubs (http://CatalystScrubs.com), Custom Trailer Pros (http://customtrailerpros.com), www.AirFiltersOnDemand.com, Doc Lerner Quality Goods (https://www.etsy.com/shop/DocLerner), Instaglam Box (http://www.instaglambox.com), HowToBeHenry.com, Cyrptoempire (http://c-ellc.com), CoinPlay.io, RoseSwap.com and others.

I bring 19 years of strategic digital/social influence and marketing experience, working with many F500, national and international brands, including: Hallmark (speaker/trainer 2012 Hallmark Summit), Microsoft, 3M Health Care, Sprint SLCS, SureWest, Silpada, Hilti, Dictionary.com, FMC, TAMKO, Wellmark BC&BS and others.

I speak regionally/nationally on social media/influence theory, strategy & best practices. During the last several years, I’ve had the opportunity to speak at the Gallup AIM Institute, colleges and universities, including NWMSU, UMKC School of Pharmacy and others. I also speak at the Integrated Marketing Summit conference (Chicago, SF, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Denver, etc).

I have supported several non-profit and professional organizations in Kansas City, past positions include: cabinet co-chair, marketing for United Way of GKC, co-chairperson of the United Way GKC social media committee, board member for the Kansas City chapter of the Business Marketing Association (BMA) and 1212 Club board member @ The Kansas City Club.

Twitter:  http://twitter.com/chriskovac

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One response to “About Me

  1. Hey Chris,
    Love your blog! It was cool meeting you tonight at the Silicon Prairie meetup. I’ve connected with you on twitter. Check out my site and let me know if you ever want to meet up and get some coffee, or beer, or whatever.

    Ethan Simmons
    http://www.cargocollective.com/ethansimmons

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