Chip Griffin helps communicators to better understand business and shows business leaders how to communicate more effectively. Organizations turn to him to take on challenging turnarounds, launch products, and develop new service offerings.
He is a proven executive with a track record of leveraging digital innovation to drive growth and profits. Chip has held c-level leadership positions for a leading PR agency, a global media intelligence firm, and a prominent public policy website.
A serial entrepreneur, Chip has built his own companies and understands what it takes to go from initial idea to successful exit. Like many founders, he has also tasted failure and knows the lessons learned from those experiences improve future outcomes.
He focuses on the digital transformation of business and communications. He is just as comfortable sitting with developers to work through complex coding challenges as he is demystifying technology for fellow executives.
Chip got his start in Washington, DC working on Capitol Hill where he learned how to navigate a fast-paced media environment. He continues to apply those skills today through his work in crisis communications and reputation management.
He has been blogging since 1999 and podcasting since 2006. In recognition of his expertise, publications and event organizers frequently call on him to share his insights.
A graduate of American University, Chip continues to be engaged with his alma mater as Chair of the AU School of Public Affairs Advisory Council and Past President of the AU Alumni Association.