Chris Palo is a Vice President of Digital at a360media, the media group of accelerate360, which includes well-known brands in celebrity/entertainment, women’s lifestyle and other special interests. Content created by Chris’s teams engages millions of consumers monthly across multichannel platforms including digital, magazine, and social.
Chris’s expertise is in the intersection of creative, technology & operations with a focus on transformative change management. Before his role at a360media, Chris was a VP for Meredith Corporation, where he led the National Media Group’s central video division working across all Meredith’s iconic brands, including PEOPLE, Entertainment Weekly, Martha Stewart Living, Allrecipes, InStyle, Food & Wine and Travel & Leisure. Content Chris’s teams have produced can be seen daily across all major networks, the world's most visited sites, YouTube, AppleTV+, Roku, Amazon Prime, Twitter, Facebook and emerging channels.
Throughout his career, Chris has remained instrumental in the rapid, intelligent expansion of content offerings & production operations, including those for Time Inc. Studios. Early in his career, Chris produced and directed commercial and branded content for clients including Aflac, General Mills and Waste Management.
Chris holds an MBA and MS in Television Management from Drexel University and an Executive Advanced Management Certificate from Columbia University. Educating the next generation is a passion for Chris. He has held positions, taught courses and spoken at Drexel University, The Academy of Art University, World Forum Disrupt, National Association of Broadcasters, Rutgers University and The American College.