Chris Elwell
President
Third Door Media
@celwell

Chris has more than 20 years interactive media and marketing experience in management, product development, marketing and editorial positions.

From 1997 to 2006, Chris was Vice President & General Manager of JupiterWeb, the online publishing division of what is now Jupitermedia Corporation (NASDAQ: JUPM). In that role, he was responsible for sales, marketing, editorial and production of JupiterWeb's more than 100 web sites. He participated in more than 50 site acquisitions and was a key member of the management team that took Jupitermedia-predecessor, internet.com Corporation, public in 1999.

He also directed the launch of Jupitermedia's Events division in 1999, the year Jupitermedia teamed with Danny Sullivan to produce the first Search Engine Strategies conference.

Prior to Jupitermedia, Chris served in management, marketing and product development capacities at business research and publishing firm Simba Information. He began his career in business journalism at Knowledge Industry Publications and Digital Information Group, and was in new business development department at Covidea, a pioneering home banking joint venture of AT&T, Time Inc. and Chemical Bank.

Chris holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism from an obscure New England college and lives in Redding, CT, with his wife, Paula, and children, Elizabeth and Alex.