CEO, The Media Trust
Chris Olson founded The Media Trust with a goal to transform the internet experience by creating better digital ecosystems to govern assets, connect partners and enable Digital Risk Management. As CEO, Olson drives the company’s vision, direction and growth plans. He has more than 15 years of experience leading high tech and ad technology start-ups and managing international software development, product and sales teams. Prior to The Media Trust, Olson created an Internet-based transaction system to research, buy and sell media for TV, radio, cable, and online channels. He started his career managing equity and fixed income electronic trading desks for Salomon Brothers, Citibank and Commerzbank AG. Olson currently serves on the board of the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Advertising Technology Council. He regularly speaks about cybersecurity trends and best practices at industry events, including events hosted by the Financial, Media, and Retail & Commercial ISACs. He earned his B.S. degree in Finance and International Business from Georgetown University and Executive MBA in Finance and Information Systems from the NYU Stern School of Business.