Chris Choi

Head of Global Digital Strategy, Communications and Marketing

Chris oversees digital communications and strategy for 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation.

Before joining 100RC, Chris managed the paid marketing practice at Blue State Digital, the agency best known for its work on both of President Obama’s election campaigns, supervising a team of planners and strategists and overseeing the agency’s global media engagements for leading international nonprofits, political candidates and causes, advocacy organizations, and brands, including US Fund for UNICEF, the United States Olympic Committee, and Google.

Previously, Chris was Director of Digital Marketing for the Presidential Inaugural Committee, where he oversaw digital marketing programs for President Obama’s second inauguration. During the 2012 election cycle, Chris served as Senior Advertising Strategist for President Obama’s reelection campaign, responsible for managing and overseeing all paid social marketing, field marketing, and constituency marketing programs. Chris also helped launch Bully Pulpit Interactive, a leading Democratic digital strategy firm, and has worked in Equity Research for Woori Investment and Securities in Seoul, South Korea and in Citywide Operations for the New York City Department of Parks.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from Wesleyan University and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Chris is a finisher of the Chicago and New York City marathons.