Chris Pizzurro, Canoe Ventures

Chris Pizurro
Head of Business Development, Sales & Marketing
Canoe Ventures

Chris Pizzurro has over 28 years’ experience in national media strategy, marketing, and implementation, with a focus on traditional TV and digital media advertising. He is currently Head of Business Development, Sales & Marketing at Canoe, an advertising technology company focused on delivering dynamically inserted advertising to national TV network programs available on cable operators’ VOD platforms. Prior to Canoe, he was a Principal at Leap Media Group, an advertising consultancy specializing in advanced TV advertising. Before Leap, Pizzurro spent 13 years at Turner Broadcasting effectively growing digital revenue from advertising clients. He has received an Emmy® Award nomination, a Webby® Award nomination, as well as being a CableFAX Innovation Award recipient, an iTVt Leadership Award beneficiary, and TVOT All-Star Award winner. He is also a Vice President of the National Academy of Television Art & Sciences/NY Chapter.